Tag: DA Films

Saying goodbye to analog film

Cinema Futures is both a poetic farewell to a disappearing medium and a complex analysis of the mixed aspects of digital revolution.

Why are people unable to live in peace?

After centuries of hatred, violence and massacres, Ukraine is yet again at war. People continue to kill in the name of the Motherland, flag, culture or religion. Crossing checkpoints, Peter Entell takes us from loyalist Ukrainians to pro-Russian separatists, all the while searching for traces of his own ancestors who fled the country a century ago.

Looking humanity in the eye

With its excessive simplicity, the cinema documentary and multimedia project Human is able to bring us a little closer together.

The treatment of Palestinians by the Israeli military

Israeli filmmaker Avi Mograbi’s latest documentary has an unabashedly provocative thesis. Throughout the film, Mograbi juxtaposes footage of Palestinians being humiliated by Israeli guards with scenes of Jewish tourists being regaled by tales of their ancestors’ historical struggles for freedom

What happens in the mix?

DOX:LAB experiments with hybrid forms of filmmaking, enabling crossovers, not only between directors and cultures, but also between storytelling and languages of film.

Take a look at Europe through the eyes of a six year old child

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.

A unique monthly opportunity

"The Moon Inside You" is a personal journey into the mysteries and many prejudices surrounding menstruation. But director Diana Fabiánová’s attempt to tell the whole story causes a lack of focus in the film and makes it feel fumbling.

Some things only come out at night

Nikolaus Geyrhalter travels to the dark side of a Europe filled with lives at night: loneliness, sadness, death, refugees, drunken and somewhat foolish people, sex for money, illness and surveillance.

Voices from the dungeon

The web has had roughly a couple of decades to realize its potential as the channel for radical, subversive thinking or action. This film illustrates the web’s potential as a forum for the much bemoaned voices that seldom gain admittance to the public domain. But the prime feat of RIP in Pieces is the compilation skills of the sampling director-artist.

Soft power

A documentary from the time when American films portrayed Soviet commissionaires changing sides to betray communist ideals, and Soviet television showed CIA agents gunning down innocent comrades.
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