Chiledoc Berlinale 2024


Interviews with filmmakers and other politically interesting people.

Jeremy Corbyn

«You may end up with the only peace – being the...

INTERVIEW: We are talking with the previous Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, the man who could have been prime minister in Britain, about current issues – like military build-up, Ukraine, Israel, climate justice and labour, security, democracy, citizen assemblies, and not least of all, hope for the future.
Gille De Juan

Hip-hop’s half-century: from bronx streets to global beats

INTERVIEW: Porto/Post/Doc and curator Guille de Juan celebrates hip-hop's transformative five decades.
collective hataid action during international women's day

Combatting Digital Violence: A Conversation with HateAid

DIGITAL VIOLENCE: With a Human Rights Film Festival Berlin workshop on Navigating Digital Aggression for Journalists and Filmmakers, Modern Times Review speaks with representatives of Germany's HateAid - the organisation combatting digital violence.
After Work documentary Erik Gandini

What would you do if you didn’t have to work?

FUTURE: Renowned filmmaker Erik Gandini talks to Modern Times Review about the meaning a society based intensively towards work. But also more existential questions like Basic Salary, individualism – and interdependence as a way forward.
Andreas Lewin

«l always wanted to focus on the earnest and professional presentation...

DOKUARTS: Modern Times Review speaks with Artistic Director Andreas Lewin on the 2023 theme, why DOKUARTS is not a competition festival, the place of the festival within the wider continental landscape, and more.
Docu Talents fron the East 2022 Between Revolutions Vlad Petri

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

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.
Zane Balcus

«A great variety of styles allows us to reflect on the...

BALTIC SEA DOCS: Modern Times Review speaks with Project Manager Zane Balčus on its history, the current trends in documentaries from the Baltic region, and the role the BSD plays within the wider European documentary landscape.
a boat filled with migrants in the Mediterranean sea

When it’s about life

REFUGEES: In Sicily, we meet Morgan Lescot on the rescue ship Ocean Viking for a conversation about boat refugees, challenges, and Europe's responsibility. Is this a tragedy that will only continue to increase?
Maythem Ridha

«I relish being a stranger in a strange land»

MDOC: Modern Times Review spoke with photographer and filmmaker Maythem Ridha on his experiences as an Iraqi in the UK, journey to film and photography, favourite Middle Eastern films, and more.
Veton Nurkollari

«It’s not always an easy task to find an important film...

DOKUFEST: Modern Times Review talks with Festival Director Veton Nurkollari about this year's edition, its extra focus on Canadian documentary in partnership with RIDM, the eclectic DokuNights programme, and much more.