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Carmen Gray

Gray is a regular film critic in Ny Tid.

Indie pop sensation AURORA's creation

MUSIC INDUSTRY: Once upon a time, Aurora paints a picture of an industry that is set to use artist AURORA as a tool to promote her own ambitions instead of stimulating her own creative independence.

The documentary as a means of communication

Spaces of Exception compares the experience of oppression and resistance, and finds similarities between North American Native American reserves and Palestinian refugee camps.

Everyday challenges in a pro-Russian battalion in Ukraine

Their Own Republic caused quite a stir at the Lisbon Film Festival last year, due to the film's somewhat pro-Russian stance. Nevertheless, it provides an interesting insight into a side of the Ukrainian conflict that is rarely mentioned in Western media.

The city left in the fog of oblivion

Filmmaker Guy-Marc Hinant wants to save the hometown's reputation by digging out the forgotten stories that have been hidden in the mounds of the city's memories.

Fake news = false reality

A new documentary looks at Trump's election campaign and the significance of fake news through Russian media clips.

Revolutionary film movement

Bridges of Time is a tribute to the directors who shaped the poetic documentary tradition in the Baltic; a revolutionary film movement that fought for human freedom during the occupation of the Soviet Union.

Insanity seen from the inside

Damian Nenadic's first full-length documentary is a blatant revelation of the stigma associated with mental illness in Croatia, told through the protagonists' own footage.

In the entrance to Yugoslavia's past

Hotel Yugoslavia appears as a reflection of Yugoslavia's greatness and fall – symbolized by the once magnificent and luxurious hotel in the capital of the country that ceased to exist.

The world's new enemy

John Pilger's documentary is a compelling vision of an upcoming war, and an insistent plea to Western audiences to rethink what they think they know. The movie is now available on DVD.