Tag: France

Small fragments of beauty

«I was born by the sea, I will stay by the sea, and I will be buried by the sea!» 14 year old Ahmad Jamal al Aqraa utters.

The overlooked «in-betweener»

Two highlights of Doclisboa 2018 were documentaries from an often-overlooked category – the mid-length film.

Is it a crime to save lives?

Acting in the name of human rights has become a criminal act in France.

Emerging talents in Edinburgh

Europe‘s longest running film festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, introduces fresh talents and new voices in this year‘s festival, reflecting the dazzling multi-cultural composition of Edinburgh in the 21st century.

Revolution now!

The period of waiting is over: The world calls for an uprising.

My enemy’s enemy is my ally

Anyone who believes that it can ever be morally justifiable for a country to support a tyrannical regime – even if it serves a government’s own short-term interests - should watch Hissène Habré: Prosecuting An Embarrassing Ally.

The transience of time

Mia Hansen-Løve’s latest film Things to Come depicts the way political engagement changes over time, and neatly joins her other films on family dynamics and relations. Here we take a look at her catalogue of films.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2016: An eye for what we cannot see

Exile and poverty hung as a shadow over the Cinéma du Réel short film festival

The birth of something new

Modern man needs images that surpass our present clichés.

The arch of evil

The French city Lussas gathered filmmakers, producers, critics and film-lovers to assess current documentary production, and to follow up its lineage to previous works. DoX’ Maria Tarantino looks at three films sharing the theme of «evil».