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Man is like a flower

TECHNOLOGY: We live in MODERN TIMES where artificial intelligence evolves on its own and can become our rescue, not our death.

The sweat of labour

The book Move Fast and Break Things criticises Google, Facebook and Amazon sharply, but is at the same time partly romantic and crude.

The devil is in the distractions

Solitude is an occasionally interesting reflection on the many qualities of loneliness in a time where we’re almost always connected with others.

An Insignificant Man

Media criticism. Indian documentary An Insignificant Man is an interesting example of how a political movement can begin and achieve authority. [Director Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla.]

Mama Europa

Mother Europe gave birth to many children. She raised them with love and with care. Among the children were Belgium and the twins called Denmark. Mother Europe kept having children. [Director Petra Seliskar]

Underhand Tactics: Neuromarketing

We don’t want to be fooled by commercials. But rational thinking cannot decide what our reptilian brain wants to do. This is what neuromarketing is all about. [Director Benoit Bringer]

Fragmentary days in Mumbai

INDIA: A new generation of indian filmmakers deals with documentary films in so many different ways. Steffen Moestrup reports from Mumbai international Film Festival.

Good Garbage

The unloading of yet another truckload of garbage. The metal machine opens and out comes a truckload of plastic bottles, rotten vegetables, household waste, old scrap metal and other objects typically found in a pile of garbage. [Director Shosh Shlam and Ada Ushpiz]


Steffen Moestrup examines the borderland between visual anthropology and documentary filmmaking and finds a wealth of interesting and useful reflections.

Putin’s Kiss

Putin’s Kiss is an interesting look at the Kremlin-loyal youth party Nashi but the film does not get down to the roots and lacks reflection. [Director Lise Birk Pedersen]