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documentary

What I'm talking about when I talk about pictures

PHOTO: I brought the gaze of anthropology into the camera lens, it became my optics. The experience of several years in San Francisco, or the experience of having a little brother with schizophrenia – what does that mean for the pictures?

The self-medication of complacency

BJØRNEBOE FILM: Is it the freedom we are afraid of? asks film director Terje Dragseth.

Skinless exposure

Margreth Olin, Katja Høgset, Espen Wallin: self Portrait

anorexia: shameless uses Lene Marie Fossen's own tormented body as a canvas for grief, pain and longing in her series of self-portraits – relevant both in the documentary self Portrait and in the exhibition Gatekeeper.

Homo politician: From Paris to Baku

DOCUMENTARY: DocLisboa has a tradition of highlighting new talent. This year's festival was no exception.

The filmmaker's distinctive look

Every Werry: 16: 9 – Four TVs in the Fern: Filmmaking Reports

: DIRECTOR: Filmmaker Elke Werry has traveled far and wide and realized documentary film projects for over thirty years.

Herzog: "Facts do not constitute the truth"

DUKE: The acclaimed German film director Werner Herzog talks about his latest film Meeting Gorbachev and warns against expressing the truth in precise terms.

The houses we were, the cities we are

Arianna Lodeserto, Director Yuka Sato: The Houses We Were (Le case che eravamo) / DIALOGUE

: Two important documentaries that demonstrate the potential of the short film format and highlight the diversity of today's documentary film narratives.

War for peace 

Jevhen Titarenko: War for Peace

: War for Peace shows strong footage from the line of fire in a conflict without winners.

Witness the fencing of his own sex

: Arab Film Days: A lively and real presentation of a politically hot topic, where the pre-pubertal, tough little sister acts as an extension of the audience's gaze. 

On the way to genocide?

: Norwegian authorities must decide what role they want to play in Burundi: Violence is increasing, and trends from the massacres in neighboring Rwanda are repeated. The West is also responsible for the increase in ethnic conflicts.