16 articles.

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.


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».
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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.

The Good Terrorist

TERRORISM: The Good Terrorist provides many inspiring images about Islamic terrorism but fails to explain the motives of those ready to kill in its name [Director Robert Oey]

Those Who Remain

REFUGEES: Gradually revealing the entire picture, this observational documentary not only highlights many of those missing during the Arab Spring, but also the constant nature of a woman’s work. [Director Ester Sparatore]

Thy Kingdom Come

«It’s the strangest kind of documentary where the main character was not real but everybody else was», says Eugene Richards about his new film Thy Kingdom Come. [Director Eugene Richards]

The pioneer of long-term filmmaking

IDFA: Helena Trestikova’s work epitomises the innovative role of long-term filmmaking, and the inextricable link between big and little histories.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the Louvre

The Carters' cry, «I can't believe we made it» is not just a plain, joyful celebration of their success – it is also an acknowledgment that beyond personal success, there are other victories to be won.


In her personal portrayal of living a life with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or «ME», director Jennifer Brea discloses the public aspect of her private, passive condition and shows how her suffering is a matter of long-standing power relations. [Director Jennifer Brea]