Docaviv 2020 -programme-featured

The 22nd Docaviv documentary festival has announced 115 films for its 2020 hybrid edition running 3 – 12 September. Films will feature online as well as in drive-in screenings across Tel Aviv. With the festival’s Israeli Competition already announced, now it has released its complete documentary programme.

This year’s programme also includes a new award category, Beyond the Screen, showcasing films whose directors or subjects work to change our social reality. There will also be a range of industry events, including one-on-one sessions, DocLabTLV, the annual student pitching competition; and a distribution meetup.

International Competition

  • The Mole Agent (dir. Maite Alberdi)
  • Days of Cannibalism (dir. Teboho Edkins)
  • Acasa, My Home (dir. Radu Ciorniciuc)
  • The Painter and the Thief (dir. Benjamin Ree)
  • Once Upon a Time in Venezuela (dir. Anabel Rodríguez Ríos)
  • Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets (dir. Bill Ross, Turner Ross)
  • Collective (dir. Alexander Nanau)
  • Faith (dir. Valentina Pedicini)
  • Garage People (dir. Natalija Yefimkina)
  • La Mami (dir. Laura Herrero Garvin)
  • Petit Samedi (dir. Paloma Sermon-daï)

Depth of Field Competition

  • Coda for a Captain (dir. Keren Alexander)
  • Elsewhere, Everywhere (dir. Vivianne Perelmuter, Isabelle Ingold)
  • I Love You I Miss You I Hope to See You Before I Die (dir. Eva Marie Rødbro)
  • Safety123 (dir. Julia Gutweniger, Florian Kofler)
  • State Funeral (dir. Sergey Loznitsa)
  • Strike or Die (dir. Jonathan Rescigno)
  • The American Sector (dir. Courtney Stephens, Pacho Velez)
  • Those That, at a Distance Resemble Another (dir. Jessica Sarah Rinland, Beli Martínez)
  • Tokyo Ride (dir. Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine)
  • Tuning (dir. Ilan Yagoda)

New Competition: Beyond the Screen

  • The Fight (dir. Eli Despres, Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg)
  • The Cave (dir. Feras Fayyad)
  • Aswang (dir. Alyx Ayn Arumpac)
  • Coded Bias (dir. Shalini Kantayya)
  • Punks (dir. Maasja Ooms)
  • Overseas (dir. Sung-a Yoon)
  • Marry Me However (dir. Mordechai Vardi)
  • In Your Eyes, I See My Country (dir. Kamal Hachkar)
  • Art Comes From The Beak the Way It Has Grown (dir. Sabine Herpich)
  • A Waste of Space (dir. Noam Demsky, Ido Bahat)

Panorama

  • A Waste of Space (dir. Noam Demsky, Ido Bahat)
  • Aswang (dir. Alyx Ayn Arumpac)
  • Coded Bias (dir. Shalini Kantayya)
  • Marry Me However (dir. Mordechai Vardi)
  • Nocturne (dir. Jeong Gwanjo)
  • Overseas (dir. Sung-a Yoon)
  • Psychedelic Zion (dir. Isri Halpern)
  • Punks (dir. Maasja Ooms)
  • The Cave (dir. Feras Fayyad)
  • The Fight (dir. Eli Despres, Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg)
  • Adolescentes (dir. Sébastien Lifshitz)
  • Another Day in Paradise (dir. Tomer Halfon)
  • Bitter Love (dir. Jerzy Sladkowski)
  • Born To Be (dir. Tania Cypriano)
  • In A Whisper (dir. Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez Fernández)
  • Little Victories (dir. Michal Warshai Arluk)
  • Love Child (dir. Eva Mulvad)
  • Murder At Cinema North (dir. Avida Livny)
  • Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (dir. Ric Burns)
  • Over the Hills (dir. Martin Mareček)
  • Shadow Flowers (dir. Seung-jun Yi)
  • Village Of Women (dir. Tamara Stepanyan)
  • Walchensee Forever (dir. Janna Ji Wonders)

Masters

  • Black Panthers (dir. Agnès Varda)
  • Epicentro (dir. Hubert Sauper)
  • Film About A Father Who (dir. Lynne Sachs)
  • Lebanon – Borders Of Blood (dir. Duki Dror)
  • Nostalgia For The Light (dir. Patricio Guzmán)
  • Salut Les Cubans! (dir. Agnès Varda)
  • Sing Me A Song (dir. Thomas Balmès)
  • Students Of Unbelonging (dir. Lynne Sachs)
  • The Cordillera Of Dreams (dir. Patricio Guzmán)
  • The Pearl Button (dir. Patricio Guzmán)
  • Yiddish (dir. Nurith Aviv)

Arts & Culture

  • A Bigger Splash (dir. Jack Hazan)
  • A Lullaby For The Valley (dir. Ben Shani)
  • An Impossible Project (dir. Jens Meurer)
  • Andrey Tarkovsky: A Cinema Prayer (dir. Andrey A. Tarkovsky)
  • Art Comes From The Beak the Way It Has Grown (dir. Sabine Herpich)
  • Artopia Belfast (dir. Shachaf Dekel)
  • Be Water (dir. Bao Nguyen)
  • Capturing Lee Miller (dir. Teresa Griffiths)
  • Cunningham (dir. Alla Kovgan)
  • Helmut Newton: The Bad And The Beautiful (dir. Gero Von Boehm)
  • House Of Cardin (dir. P. David Ebersole, Todd Hughes)
  • I’m In Love With Pippa Bacca (dir. Simone Manetti)
  • If It Were Love (dir. Patric Chiha)
  • Lifeline/Clyfford Still (dir. Dennis Scholl)
  • Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power (dir. Nancy Lang, Peter Raymont)
  • Nico Poe’sie (dir. Shira Farber)
  • Queen Of Hearts: Audrey Flack (dir. Deborah Shaffer)
  • Rain In Her Eyes (dir. Ron Omer)
  • Schocken, On The Verge Of Consensus (dir. Noemi Schory)
  • Stevenson – Lost And Found (dir. Sally Jean Williams)
  • The Painter and the Thief (dir. Benjamin Ree)
  • With Slight Steps (dir. Guy Hodes)
  • Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (dir. Mark Cousins)
  • Yiddish (dir. Nurith Aviv)

Music Docs

  • Billie (dor. James Erskine)
  • Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band (dir. Daniel Roher)
  • The Go-Go’s (dir. Alison Ellwood)
  • White Riot (dir. Rubika Shah)
  • Aznavour by Charles (dir. Marc di Domenico)
  • In Your Eyes, I See My Country (dir. Kamal Hachkar)
  • Tuning (dir. Ilan Yagoda)
  • Rockfour: The Time Machine (dir. Gad Aisen)
  • Raymonde El Bidaoia (dir. Yael Abecassis)
  • Quebramar (dir. Cris Lyra)
  • Psychedelic Zion (dir. Isri Halpern)
  • Nocturne (dir. Jeong Gwanjo)
  • Felix in Wonderland (dir. Marie Losier, Pascale Granel)

Featured Image: Epicentro, a film by Hubert Sauper