Jürgen Martschukat, translated by Alex Skinner: The Age of Fitness SELF-REALIZATION: Survival of the fittest – it's about staying in shape and taking care of your own productivity. You also have an app that measures heart rate, steps and sleep quality.
Sturla Pilskog, Sidse Torstholm Larsen: Winter's longing INDEPENDENCE: The people of Greenland are dependent on the outside world, but they see hope for detachment based on their own natural resources and powerful investors.
Stefan Berg, Katrine Philp: Leslie on Fire / False Confessions Identity problems among young immigrants in Sweden, and the need for better legal security in the US: Sofielund and New York are the framework for two new Nordic documentaries.
Nora Twomey / Ali Soozandeh: The Breadwinner / Tehran Taboo Girls dressed as boys in Kabul and Tehran's underworld with sex, intoxication and rave music are portrayed through the child's gaze in the animated films The Breadwinner and Tehran Taboo.
Frederick Wiseman: Titicut Follies (1967) / Near Death (1989) / At Berkeley (2013) / Ex Libris (2017) In February at the Cinematheques: Through 50 years, the merited director Frederick Wiseman has left the institutional community in the seams – to joy, anger and despair.
Our comprehensive approximately 100-page Norwegian commentary and book review will be published quarterly (March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1) with international book reviews, essays and comments – in addition to the physical newspaper and PDF, the articles will be published in the the following weeks (see also the monthly letter).