Theater of Cruelty

Melita Zajc

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

"Someone should see this"

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

"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

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.

To imprison a director

The doubts surrounding the guilt issue appear in the dialogue between director Askold Kurov and Vladimir Putin: It is not even clear what crimes Oleg Sentsov should have committed.