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Bianca-Olivia Nita

Nita is a freelance journalist and critic for Ny Tid.

Everyday life with the dead

Miguel Eek: City of the Dead (Ciudad de los muertos)
DEATH: The work of puzzleing about the dead in the cemetery is mostly about dealing with the living

A crescendo of anxiety

Michal Bielawski: The Wind. A Documentary Thriller
TATRA MOUNTAINS: The Wind is an evocative portrait of nature's incredible power and its touch of human life.

Luxury and decadence in Beirut

Eric Motjer and Albert Arcarons: Beirut, La Vie and Rose
ELITE: Eric Motjer's new film portrays four people belonging to Lebanon's Christian elite. It's a fascinating glimpse into a lifestyle you may not have known existed.

Willing to change your life and meet the moment

Fanny Bräuning: The Journey – A Story of Love (Ever and Ever)
LIVSGNIST: Ten years after Fanny Bräuning's debut film No More Smoke Signals, she has made one of the most personal and intimate documentaries you will ever see – about her parents.

Slave operation on the high seas

Shannon Service, Jeffrey Waldron: Ghost Fleet
MODERN SLAVERY: The Thai mafia is tricking or kidnapping men who end up as slave laborers on fishing skates. A female activist is fighting for the fishermen's life.

The lost defender

Rachel Leah Jones, Philippe Bellaiche: Advocate
ISRAEL: For almost fifty years, Lea Tsemel has been at the forefront of the fight for justice and compassion for those lost and impossible to defend.

An alarming portrait of India's extreme right

Anand Patwardhan: Our Strengths
nationalism: The extreme right is progressing all over the world, but how many in the West are following and understanding the extent of the extreme right in India?

From elite living in Sierra Leone to everyday wear in the American supermarket

Andreas Hadjipateras: A Forgotten Past
SIERRA LEONE: Solomon Juxon-Smith works in a New York supermarket and may look like any middle-class American. But before this life he had another. He lived in Sierra Leone, and his father ruled the country.

Thai women marrying western men

Janus Metz, Sine Plambech: Heartbound Directors
THAI WOMEN: Finding a spouse from the West does not necessarily mean the end of all life's problems.