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What to Stream at the 17th Docudays UA Digital Edition

Attending the #Docudays UA# International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival a couple of years back proved to be one of my most memorable festival...

DocuDays UA brings key figures to talk festival policy in quarantine times

The current ban on holding mass events due to quarantine measures has forced film festivals to rethink their formats. Ukraine's #DocuDays UA# will hold...

DocsBarcelona 2020 goes online

The 23rd edition of DocsBarcelona will be held online for 2020. Due to the global health emergency caused by #COVID-19, #DocsBarcelona will also change...

goEAST Festival of Central and Eastern European Film shifts online for 2020

The 20th annual goEAST Festival of Central and Eastern European Film will feature online and on-demand offers in May.With the expected travel restrictions on...

Visions du Réel kicks off online film festival for 51st edition

Between May 17 - April 5, the 51st Annual #Visions du Réel# will shift the International Film Festival Nyon online in light of the...

5 things to consider when starting a documentary podcast

HOW TO: With podcasting a relatively new, and surging, terrain for filmmakers, we look at 5 things to consider when starting a documentary podcast.

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DEBT: Bank Job (dir: Dan Edelstyn, …)
A brilliant, but serious, comic caper with all the style and panache of The Italian Job – and the heart and soul of the best in British social activism.
LABOUR: All-In (dir: Volkan Üce)
A new world of colourful bikinis and intense demands opens up to two shy young men working at an all-inclusive hotel on the Turkish Riviera.
IDENTITY: Travesti Odyssey (dir: Nicolas Videla)
Intertwined with days of protests, the final days of Chile's radical Cabaret Travesía Travesti show how important it is that the trans community stands up to tell its own stories.
BEIRUT: Beirut: Eye of the Storm (dir: Mai Masri)
Four progressive women document the 2019 Beirut uprisings, until Covid-19 hits.
JUSTICE: The Forever Prisoner (dir: Alex Gibney)
Twenty years on Guantánamo Bay's first high-value detainee has still never been charged with a crime or allowed to challenge his detention.