30 article(s)
Media-Why it Matters-featured

On contemporary media ecology

MEDIA: A short but important book that everybody needs to read
Artist in the Machine-MTR-books-featured

About white men and machines

AI: Recent developments in the field of intelligent machines clearly demand a reflection. The latest book by Arthur I. Miller is dedicated to this, but it only partially fulfills its promise.


POVERTY: Inside the microcosm of a Portuguese tannery, director Inês Gil presents a story of decline among those on Europe’s fringes. [Director Inês Gil]

Promoting social connection

MEDIA: Hacked Transmissions is a timely analysis of the capacity of media to foster social connection.


CULTURE: A vulnerable, vivid and sprawling story about the challenges present for a group of farmers in a remote yet beautiful village. [Director Juan Palacios]
Nails in My Head-documentary-featured

Nails In My Brain

IDENTITY: An ethnographic study of a strange world, presented in highly personal, experimental film language. [Director Hilal Baydarov]
laura huertas millán-MTR-featured

Ethnographic fictions: A portrait of Laura Huertas Millán

THESSALONIKI: Challenging the authoritative colonial views about exoticism, ethnography, and anthropology, filmmaker and artist Laura Huertas Millán is transforming filmmaking itself as their traditionally expressive form.
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.