Tag: president

Far from the shallow now: two highlights from Underdox

Two newcomers stood out from the crowd at this year’s Underdox in Munich. Sec Rouge – one of 2018's most striking, accomplished and beautiful films of any length – and the seminal and glowingly delicate 48-minute film, Accession.

The pioneer of long-term filmmaking

Helena Trestikova’s work epitomises the innovative role of long-term filmmaking, and the inextricable link between big and little histories.

One of the greatest leaders of the 20th century

Meeting Gorbachev is an intimate and engaging portrait of the man who unwittingly prompted the collapse of the Soviet Union.

The Presidents You Deserve

At the 2016 Jihlava Documentary Film Festival in October, five films about presidential campaigns were selected. Here are the impressions, ranging from Kennedy to Trump, of the screenings. Will they help us gain better understanding of how to deceive people – or push them off the edge?