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Carmen Gray

Gray is a regular film critic in Ny Tid.

Mexico's vulnerable excavators

Julien Elie: Dark Suns (Soleils Noirs)
THREATENED: With life as an effort, Mexicans try to dig up the bodies of their dead relatives while being threatened by both the cartels and the authorities in a deadly terrorist attack.

Heroic sacrifice for the motherland

Ksenia Okhapkina: Immortal
RUSSIA: The idea of ​​serving the motherland is still relevant as a tool for indoctrination.

Gloomy everyday struggles among Scotland's poor

Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin: Scheme Birds
POVERTY: A generation of young Scots show moments of tenderness and care amidst everyday frustrations, trials, and episodes of violence.

Making the desert green

Jared P. Scott: The Great Green Wall
CLIMATE CHANGES: Musician Inna Modja travels along the 8000 kilometer long route for Africa's ambitious Great Green Wall project, where a wall of trees will extend across the continent.

Underground rock in Kabul

Travis Beard: RocKabul
AFGHANIC METAL: The story of the emergence of the first Afghan metal band – and the subsequent fall under the weight of an ultra-conservative society.

Little money, plenty of bills

Han Xiao: Life is a Belief
SLIT: The story of two men striving to pay unexpected hospital bills shows the breaking time in modern China.

Celebration of mankind's diversity

Agnès Varda: Varda by Agnès
AGNÈS VARDA: The new French wave film pioneer and feminist reflects on his career and conveys a humanistic philosophy of life.

Cat-and-mouse play with the truth

Hans Pool: Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World
OPEN SOURCE CODE: The Bellingcat Group is at the forefront of a much-needed grassroots movement, which reveals the production and spread of fake news.

The art of disrupting the world's most closed regime

Tommy Gulliksen: War of Art
ART / QUESTIONS: Seven international artists travel to Pyongyang to participate in North Korea's first art symposium.