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Swatted/Black Bus Stop

VIENNA SHORTS: Two short documentaries from Vienna Shorts representing two distinct sides of the modern human experience, one digital and one all too real. [Director Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis, Kevin Jerome Everson, Claudrena Harold]

Wound/Diary of Cattle

Visions du Réel: Occupying differing positions on the documentary spectrum, two shorts, Wound & Diary of Cattle, represent the adventurous approach of Nyon’s Visions du Réel. [Director Arthur Sukiasyan, Lidia Afrilita, David Darmadi]

Far From Past / The Book of Sabeth

MIGRANTS: Two short Austrian documentaries offer varied glimpses into the experiences of elderly, post-war migrants and their lives built in its capital city, Vienna. [Director Nicole Foelsterl, Florian Kogler]

Blue Boy / In Between

Experimental documentaries take centre stage at the 2019 Berlinale. [Director Manuel Abramovich, Samir Karahoda]

Above us, About us: Two new documentaries from Rotterdam

IFFR:This year‘s film festival in Rotterdam unveiled several documentaries and shorts, amongst them Above Us Only Sky – a calming exercise in intellectual and sensual stimulation – and Pelourinho: They Don't Really Care About Us, which proved to be a rough, angry gem of a picture.

Gede Vizyon

The Haitian goat Britis proves an excellent mute guide at the Grand Cimetière in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, squeezing through narrow passageways as he inquisitively scurries from crypt to crypt. [Director Marcos Serafim, Jefferson Kielwagen, Steevens Simeon]

Sec Rouge / Accession

Two newcomers stood out from the crowd at this year’s Underdox in Munich. Sec Rouge – one of 2018's most striking, accomplished and beautiful films of any length – and the seminal and glowingly delicate 48-minute film, Accession. [Director Kate Tessa Lee ,Tom Schön, Tamer Hassan, Armand Yervant Tufenkian]

The Houses We Were / DIALOGUE

Two important but very different documentaries from 2018 showcase the power of the short film form. [Director Arianna Lodeserto ,Yuka Sato]

Topo y Wera / Centar

Two highlights of Doclisboa 2018 were documentaries from an often-overlooked category – the mid-length film. [Director Jean-Charles Hue, Ivan Marković]

Please!, Host

At the 2018 Transilvania International Film Festival, two low-budget Romanian documentaries stood out from the crowd. [Director Serestély Szilárd/ Mircea Sorin Albutiu]