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To War

As his country slowly moves past its communist decades, a Cuban veteran is stuck in the past. [Director Francisco Marise]

Orwa Nyrabia – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)

IDFA: The new artistic director at IDFA talks about the new features of the documentary industry and how watching a documentary can turn into a life-changing experience.


A film revealing the many faces of decades of organised crime in Southern Italy. [Director Francesco Patierno]

Ralph Eue – DOK Leipzig

Through the Revision section of this year’s edition of Dok Leipzig, the festival takes a retrospective glance at past documentaries that are still potent today.

Andrea Slovakova – Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

Immigration and memories of home are the two main themes of this year‘s edition of the Jihlava International Documentary Festival, says festival programmer Andrea Slovakova.

Up the Mountain

Up the Mountain is a portrait how the shedding of the old is making way for the new in today‘s China. [Director Zhang Yang]

Erased, ___Ascent of the Invisible

BEIRUT: In Beirut, one man creates a puzzle of the city’s past in order to tell some painful stories left untold but not forgotten. [Director Ghassan Halwani]

Diana Tabakov – DAFilms

The creative network Doc Alliance aims to support the diversity and quality of documentaries in Europe, while also offering online streaming possiblities to their subscribers.

Interview with Miguel Ribeiro – Doclisboa

This year‘s focus programme at Doclisboa presents films from the Euphrates area. «The idea is to bring back images that disappeared in relation to these territories due to all the recent conflicts,» programme coordinator Miguel Ribeiro, says to Modern Times Review.

A River Below

NATURE: The power of science versus the power of television in the attempt to save the pink river dolphin. [Director Mark Grieco]