Porto/Post Doc announces 2023 main competition titles, 50 years of hip-hop celebration

In 2023, the main competition of Porto/Post/Doc returns with ten feature films. Between documentary and fiction, this set of films enables an intercontinental journey through the contemporary diversity of social and political landscapes, allowing a panoramic look at our times.

International Competition Films

  • Ciompi (dir. Agnès Perrais) – France
  • Bye Bye Tiberias (dir. Lina Soualem) – France, Belgium, Palestine, Qatar
  • In the Rearview (dir. Maciek Hamela) – Poland, France, Ukraine
  • The Echo (dir. Tatiana Huezo) – Mexico, Germany
  • Landshaft (dir. Daniel Kötter) – Germany, Armenia
  • To Books And Women I Sing (dir. María Elorza) – Spain
  • Up The River With Acid (dir. Harald Hutter) – France
  • Between Revolutions (dir. Vlad Petri) – Romania, Croatia, Qatar, Iran
  • While the Green Grass Grows (dir. Peter Mettler) – Switzerland, Canada
  • Anqa (dir. Helin Çelik) – Austria, Spain

Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop

To commemorate Hip-Hop’s 50th year, the festival’s special selection features documentaries that go beyond the beats and flows. Titles like Style Wars and Nas: Time is Illmatic offer historical perspective, while films such as Lil Peep: Everybody’s Everything present a modern lens into the genre’s evolution. From the role of independent radio in Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives to the critical study of trap music, the line-up promises a rich, multi-faceted understanding of Hip-Hop culture.

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