MIRROR, MIRROR

Thomas Balmès won the Cinematography Award at Sundance Film Festival for his disturbingly beautiful Happiness. A film featuring characters with no sense of (self)representation, Balmès doesn’t think in...

I AM A HOUSE

In Wim Wenders’ latest project Cathedrals of Culture, he challenged 5 other directors to delve into the soul of some of Europe’s cathedrals of culture. In My Architect, A Son’s Journey, Nathaniel...

MARRIAGE BY ABDUCTION
– BASED ON A TRUE STORY

Screened at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival,the issue-driven drama Difret gave audiences the right mix of social commentary and art-house aesthetics to awe viewers and take the Panorama Audience...

THE CAPACITY FOR SURPRISE

Director of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Marek Hovorka, shares his favourite docs from the last year Every year, my colleagues and I struggle through thousands of films – a jungle,...

THE ART OF LOSING YOUR WAY

At Visions du Réel this year, the disorientating and highly sensory film Les Tourmentes won a well deserved special mention. DOX sat down for a talk on getting lost with the film’s director Pierre-Yves...

IS DOCUMENTARY THE PRIVILEGED GENRE OF ECO-CINEMA?

Green cinema, environmental documentaries, ecological films, greenbusters... What does eco-cinema mean in the public space? Editorialist Sandrine Lage shares her research carried out at La Sorbonne University...

INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING TOOLS:
FRIENDS OR FOES?

Interactive documentary filmmaker Suvi Andrea Helminen spoke to the creators of two interactive storytelling tools: how did they originate and will they inspire or reduce creativity in interactive...