In his classic Mads Brügger-film style, the Danish director seeks to find out who stood behind the plane crash that killed the UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961.
The press as fake news is nothing new. According to the Danish Philosopher Søren Kirkegaard, the press is fake news almost by definition.
We are experiencing a new wave of documentaries not content with merely documenting and portraying. These want to generate genuine social change, far beyond the traditional auditoriums.
Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Last Men in Aleppo will have its European premiere at the March opening film of Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX.
DOX:LAB experiments with hybrid forms of filmmaking, enabling crossovers, not only between directors and cultures, but also between storytelling and languages of film.