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Melita Zajc

Zajc is a media writer, researcher and film critic. She lives and works in Slovenia, Italy and Africa.

The conflict in Ukraine

Sergei Loznitsa: Donbass
Loznitsa's film explores the controversy over facts that raged in Donbass, between Ukraine and the Russian-backed People's Republic of Donetsk in the eastern part of Ukraine.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z in the Louvre

In the music video for the single "Apes ** t", the iconic pop idols challenge the expected way Africans have been viewed throughout history. But the couple are not the first to choose the Louvre as their location to mark their own success.

A rhizomatic world

The ZKM Center for Arts and Media in Karlsruhe will create a greater understanding of the different expressions of media art from a historical perspective.

Children as a participant and audience

Janet van den Brand: Ceres
Ceres is a film about changing stereotypes and making people think differently.

The Unknown Story of "The Red Gold"

Jean-Baptise Malet and Xavier Deleu: The Empire of Red Gold
Taking the tomato puree as a starting point, The Empire of Red Gold provides an incredible insight into the mechanisms of the global economy and production methods that are hitherto unknown. 

"Someone should see this"

Jennifer Brea: Unrest
In her personal account of what it is like to live with chronic fatigue syndrome (ME), director Jennifer Brea uncovers the public aspect of her private and passive state.

A warning to the enlightened consumer

Werner Boote: The Green Lie
"They say I can save the world ... The orangutans, dolphins, the sea, the rainforest, and even humanity – all I have to do is buy sustainable and fair products. But that's a lie. "

Their prosperity is based on our poverty

Julia Dahr: HUMAN 2018: Thank You For The Rain
Kenyan Kisilu Musya goes from being a father and farmer in the global south to traveling the world as an activist in the global north in this documentary by Julia Dahr.

Increasing pressure on the family

Rok Bicek's documentary explores the growing expectations of the family, under the pressure of liberal capitalism.