CINEMA & GEOPOLITICS

A First Farewell

A FIRST FAREWELL – Apolitically speaking Uyghur

While terrorism is one of the most acute issues of the 21st century and reducing its causes should be an international priority, different ways of combating it have become artificial validations of oppression. While Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is famously struggling with such an oppression in Siberia after a faux accusation of terrorism from the…

God Exists Her Name is Petrunya

GOD EXISTS, HER NAME IS PETRUNYA – The Epiphany of Macedonian Women

State and religion have a long history of fighting for the top position in the power hierarchy. The formal status of secular state that is valid for every country in the European Union, however does not end the power games: church tends to exploit the legacy of previous times, still remaining an influential institution, that…

House Of My Fathers

HOUSE OF MY FATHERS – Revisiting civil war in Sri Lanka

HOUSE OF MY FATHERS tells almost the same story as Cuaron’s CHILDREN OF MEN (2006), but it’s set in the universe where shamanism and magic remain in the social high ground. Due to its multi-layered allegorism, it might not be the easiest of journeys, but when puzzled out, it brings sophisticated take on reality of…

Another Day Of Life

ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE – Ryszard Kapuścinski in Angola during civil war

“Another day of life, Ricardo”. A painful smile appears on the face of Captain Farrusco, with the desperate awareness of one who knows that in war another day to live is to be enjoyed as a gift that should not be wasted. Also to fight. His unit has been reduced to a few men, young…

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Visions du Réel

VISIONS DU RÉEL 2019

Kick off for the 50th edition of Visions du Réel, from 5-13 April, one of the most important…

Middle East Now

MIDDLE EAST NOW 2019

Middle East Now, a unique event to dip into cinema, art and culture of the Middle East region.…

Fescaaal 2019

AFRICAN, ASIAN AND LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019

29th edition of the African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival (FESCAAAL) in Milan, the only festival in…

CPH DOX 2019

CPH:DOX 2019

From March 20- 31 an ambitious programme of 200 films and documentaries from around the world centered on…

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