23 article(s)
Joseph Stalin-State Funeral-featured

State Funeral

STALIN: Loznitsa's new film has several levels of gazes that organizes what the audience sees. A timely warning. [Director Sergei Loznitsa]
Family relations-documentary

Family Relations

IRAN: A severe critique of the Muslim model of a family from within, and subtle analysis of patriarchy and authoritarianism [Director Nasser Zamiri]
Asho-Iran Documentary-DokLeipzig

DokLeipzig to feature contemporary documentaries from Iran

DokLeipzig: A look into the extended programme of Iranian documentary featured at DokLeipzig 2019.

Learning about the world of multiple cinemas

MEDIA: Feeding the imagination, desires, and emotions of increasingly mobile and displaced lives, transnational media landscapes take shape.
Miloš Forman-documentary

Forman vs Forman

CINEMA: There is a part of Miloš Forman in each of his films. [Director Helena Třeštíková]

Talking About Trees

SUDAN: Exploring the importance of cinema for democracy. [Director Suhaib Gasmelbari]


COMEDY: Following two characters on the fringes of New York City's stand up circuit, Hysterical depicts personalities who may very well be more peculiar than their acts. [Director Paul Higbie and Seth Pompi]

The age of platforms

MEDIA: Analyzing contemporary social media practices likes fake news, Geert Lovink looks toward a possible end to «platform nihilism».
digital plentiture-bud-spencer

Adequate compensation for the loss?

MEDIA: Author Jay David Bolter provides a comprehensive description of contemporary digital culture where digital technologies facilitate and shape the creation of many diverse communities of participation.

For Sama

SYRIA: A filmmaker begins documenting a celebration of freedom in Aleppo but ends up documenting the devastating consequences of that dream. [Director Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts]