69 article(s)

The Hypnotist

CONTROL: Intersecting power, truth, and myth through Finnish hypnotist Olavi Hakasalo. [Director Arthur Franck]
The Foundation Pit-documentary-featured

The Foundation Pit

RUSSIA: Online video as a contemporary form of political expression and a plea against censorship in Russia. [Director Andrey Gryazev]

The Booksellers

NOSTALGIA: Both a celebration of book culture and serious exploration of its future, The Booksellers peers into a small but fascinating world. [Director D.W. Young]
Atom-Love-Affair-nuclear power-documentary-featured-MTR

The Atom: A Love Affair

NUCLEAR: Tracing the history and complex social and political forces that have fueled the conversation around nuclear power. [Director Vicki Lesley]


RUSSIA: Against the backdrop of gigantic rusty smokestacks, the day-to-day lives of Magnitogorsk seem pre-determined by one of the largest iron and steel factories in Russia. [Director Gabriel Tejedor]
The Pageant-Miss Holocaust Survivor-featured

The Pageant

ISRAEL: Sponsored by a Christian evangelist organization, each year female survivors of the Holocaust compete in a unique beauty contest. [Director Eytan Ipeker]
Hong Kong Moments-documentary-MTR

Hong Kong Moments

IDENTITY: Following seven protagonists, the fragmentation of Hong Kong society under the 2019 social movement that attracted the attention of the whole world is on full display. [Director Zhou Bing]


CAPITALISM: At the heart of the capitalist world, the Swiss mountain town of Davos is a case study in equilibrium and contrast. [Director Daniel Hoesl, Julia Niemann]
Dirty War on the NHS-documentary-featured

The Dirty War on the NHS

HEALTHCARE: The world's first universal public health service, the NHS today is under threat of being sold off and converted to a free market model. [Director John Pilger]
Songs of Repression-MTR-Review

Songs of Repression

TRAUMA: The inhabitants of a small German colony in Chile once founded as a sectarian settlement, develop different narratives to cope with its grim and traumatic past. [Director Estephan Wagner, Marianne Hougen-Moraga]