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Aleksander Huser

Huser is a regular film critic in Ny Tid.

Actual and imagined boundaries

FILM FROM THE SOUTH: Jafar Panahi's No Bears is a strong film in itself, but gains even greater impact in light of the situation the now imprisoned Iranian filmmaker is in.

With hope for Africa

ENVIRONMENT: "It's about changing people's mindset," says Volker Schlöndorff (83) to MODERN TIMES. The veteran German director himself describes his film about agronomist Tony Rinaudo's reconstruction of forests in Africa as propaganda.

What really characterizes NETFLIX?

Netflix: Media professor Amanda Lotz provides some interesting perspectives on the global streaming services' business models and Netflix's success.

Actual and imagined boundaries

FILM FROM THE SOUTH: Jafar Panahi's "No Bears" is a strong film in itself, but gains even greater impact in light of the situation the now imprisoned Iranian filmmaker is in.

The political satire

Oslo Pix: With Palme d'Or winner Triangle of Sadness, Swedish Ruben Östlund is even more bitingly satirical – and more directly political – than before.

The role model who fell

Stories about scammers, preferably from reality, are easy to be fascinated by. We are currently in an ever so small wave of them with, among other things, the series #Inventing Anna # and the documentary #Tinder-scammer #, ...

Arab film with political sting

ARAB MOVIE DAYS: The thriller Huda's Salon takes a feminist look at the position of women in the Israeli – occupied West Bank, while the distinctive family drama Costa Brava, Lebanon deals with Lebanon's ongoing waste crisis.

The struggle for Hong Kong democracy

DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT: By following four young demonstrators, the documentary Faceless comes very close to the protest demonstrations in Hong Kong in 2019.

The legacy of Ruth Maier

ANTI-SEMITISM: Elsa Kvamme's new documentary No more everyday life tells the story of Jewish Ruth Maier, who in no way has lost its relevance and importance.