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Sibiu’s Great Square to host innovative cinema experiences for Astra Film Festival’s 30th anniversary

The Astra Film Festival marks its 30th anniversary with a new programme, AFF New Media, aiming to redefine the cinematic experience through advanced technologies....

Porto/Post/Doc spotlights global storytellers; Directors Alessandro Comodin and Maria Elorza

The eagerly awaited tenth edition of Porto/Post/Doc is set to run from 17 to 25 November in Porto, unveiling a curated thematic program titled...

Ji.lava IDFF announces U.S New Visions selections, industry programme

The 27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival is set to kick off in just a month (24 - 29 October), offering an expansive industry...

20 Days in Mariupol to open 2023 Human Rights Film Festival Berlin

The Human Rights Film Festival Berlin (HRFFB) is set to launch its sixth edition on 11 October, with a compelling lineup of 42 international...

IDFA unveils first 50 titles for 2023 festival

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) has announced a robust lineup for its 36th edition, taking place from 8 to 19 November. Notably,...

Doclisboa announces 2023 opening and closing films

The 21st edition of #Doclisboa is set to open with Wang Bing's Man in Black on 19 October and conclude with Leonor Teles' Baan...

Astra Film Junior invites youth to dive into documentary film

Astra Film Junior, the pioneering documentary film education program initiated in Romania back in 2009, is all set to welcome children and teenagers from...

Visioni dal Mondo concludes 9th edition, announces full festival winners

The 9th Visioni dal Mondo International Documentary Festival recently unveiled its winning documentaries, emphasising films that combine technical prowess with deep narrative exploration. The Best...

After three years, Berlin’s DOKUARTS festival returns with full programme announcement

After a three-year interlude, the acclaimed #DOKUARTS festival, which foregrounds films about art and artists, makes its awaited return to Berlin for its 2023...

Baltic Sea Docs announces winners of 27th edition

The 27th edition of the Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (Baltic Sea Docs) has wrapped up in Riga, Latvia. The event spanned several towns...

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Before the fall

RUSSIA How Yevgeny Prigozhin's mercenary army, Wagner, grew to become a major tool in Russian foreign policy – murdering its way across Africa and Ukraine.

Space oddity

SCIENCE: Unraveling NASA's mission to Mars and the psychological toll it entails in a poignant reflection on space travel and human spirit.

Dead humans are also humans

DEATH: When the Mediterranean rejects the nameless, who restores their dignity?

Between Revolutions: «I am more fascinated by the archival material than the present»

REVOLUTION: We joined film director Vlad Petri under a fig tree in Skopje as he reflects on the stories of women's resilience and revolution in his film Between Revolutions.

Dark days revisited

SYRIA: Former ISIS hostage Marc Marginedas returns to Raqqa to confront the ghosts of his past.
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