Tag: artist

From the frontlines of the war on refugees

REFUGEES: Chinese artist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei follows up his documentary Human Flow with a reportage from the warzones that await refugees in Europe. The Rest is about the millions who came for shelter but found none.

The making of AURORA

Once Aurora paints a picture of an industry of men intent on using the young Norwegian artist AURORA as a tool to further their own ambitions more than to nurture her own creative independence.

A perverted portrait of an artist

The Artist & The Pervert is a somewhat atypical portrait of an artist that tells less about composer Georg Friedrich Haas’ microtonal music then it does about his BDSM-based relationship with his wife.

The houses we were, the cities we are

Two important but very different documentaries from 2018 showcase the power of the short film form.

MONTREAL 2011: The cinema in your head

At the 29th festival of films about art, Festival International du Film sur l’Art (FIFA), DOX’s Kjetil Røed writes from different angles: psychological, conceptual, distortions of the real and intermedia reconsidered. But was the festival itself missing a historical and theoretical context?

The transmediale festival in Berlin: Making films about themselves making films

The transmediale festival in Berlin is a quintessential summit for the discourse between art and digital culture. The “Immediated Autodocumentary” project – shot, edited and screened during the festival – points out how technology may have replaced the director with the transmedia producer.
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