One film at a time?

Peter Wintonick & Orwa Nyrabia PW: Last month, in Amsterdam working to prep IDFA, I discovered that I have one of the rarest forms of liver cancer. The Dutch medical system is excellent, but I rushed...

THE BOX
IN THE BOX
IN THE BOX

Phie Ambo & Michael Glawogger PA: You always shoot your own films, right? MG: No, never… PA: Oh, I thought you did. So you bring a sound recordist and a photographer. The first time when I saw...

The language of flowers

Rada Sesic & Martichka Bozhilova RS: When I was asked by Vibeke to participate in this interesting talking platform of DOX, I thought, the best partner to discuss the regional documentary scene would be...

A part in the rhythm of somebody’s life

Caspar Sonnen & Hugues Sweeney CS: One of the reasons that I really like to work in interactive documentary and digital storytelling is that it’s a space that didn’t exist before. So people you meet...

Anything between poetry and political propaganda

Ally Derks & Debra Zimmerman DZ: Is it the 50th anniversary of DOX? AD: No, this is the 100th magazine. DZ: Ah, the 100th magazine…. AD: So congratulations to DOX, that is the first thing we...

CINEMA AND THE INVISIBLE

Luciano Barisone & Nicolas Philibert LB: We could start our discussion with the ‘creative documentary’, taking into consideration the two words composing this concept: ‘documentary’, and...

A film like this…

Joshua Oppenheimer & Werner Herzog WH: The Act of Killing is not didactic at all, and I think that is one of the wondrous things about it, and one of its great strengths. The fact that everything we...

Creatures of imagination

CARA MERTES & JOSLYN BARNES CM: I love the question of the subversive quality of documentaries; it made me think about what I was attracted to in terms of nonfiction originally as a form, and it is...

Body and breath

Emma Davie & Niels Pagh NA: You know, to me editing is not that important, it’s telling stories, it’s life that interests me. Editing is just, you know, a method. ED: Of course. NA: But we...