Tag: civil war

A pop doc out of the ordinary
(Matangi/Maya/M)

«Why are you a problematic pop star? » director Stephen Loveridge asks M.I.A. in his documentary. The answers provided by the film point towards more than an uncompromising and sometimes challenging personality.

Day-to-day life amongst a pro-Russian battalion in Ukraine
(Their Own Republic)

Their Own Republic by Russian director Aliona Polunina caused quite a fury at this year‘s Doclisboa due to its pro-Russian stance. The documentary nonetheless offers an interesting insight into the side of the Ukrainian conflict rarely portrayed in western media.

How time and lies make true stories disappear
(Erased, ___Ascent of the Invisible)

In Beirut, one man creates a puzzle of the city’s past in order to tell some painful stories left untold but not forgotten.

Perspectives on the Syrian war
(Inside Syria)

Inside Syria is a detailed and factual look into the history of the Syrian Civil War.
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