Move!

Documentary can reinforce or challenge our perspective on different parts of our world.  In this issue our focus is on artists, documentary...

Can you imagine zero?

EDITORS CHOICE: DVD in DOX #98 A few years back, Pamela Cohn met director Heddy Honigmann for a talk about her then newly released documentary, El...

Why separate people?

MAMA EUROPA Director Petra Seliskar, Slovenia, 2013, 90 min Mother Europe gave birth to many children. She raised them with love and with care....

Democratization of history

17.000 ISLAND Director Thomas Østbye and Edwin, Norway/Indonesia, 2013 Initially I thought that 17.000 Islands was yet another interactive...

Just one size too small

DUMMY JIM Director Matt Hulse, UK, 2013, 90 min. Dummy Jim is a film about James Duthie, a deaf traveller. It is a film with an exuberant visual...

Are victims interesting?

TO THE WOLF Director Aran Hughes and Christina Koutsospyrou, Greece, 2013, 74 min. Las Hurdes: Tierra Sin Pan is a film by Luis Buñuel from...

Exploiting the thin line

Some films invite us to think about documentary performances by definition: don’t  all participants somehow construct their presentation of...

The Interactive Dance Floor

Digital Domain at SXSW is dedicated solely to new forms of interactive storytelling on film. Suvi Andrea Helminen, an interactive filmmaker herself,...

The year of the artist documentary

Hussain Currimbhoy, film programmer for Sheffield Doc/Fest, shares some of his favorite films from the last year of docs. She gestured to the...

A MYTH
that took over the world

MIRAGE MEN Director John Lundberg, UK, 2013, 85 min “Attention projectionists! Adjust the lens so that your picture will be focused properly...

Onscreen confession

Interactive iPad documentary: ALMA – A TALE OF VIOLENCE Director Miguel Dewever-Plana and Isabelle Fougère, France, 2012, 60 mins. Alma is a...

Pragmatic people

An interview with Robert Reich from the documentary Inequality for All Robert Reich provides an impassioned lesson about the economy and the...

Documents from the U.S.

We are drawing a line through three films from Sundance this year: politics, economics, and the Occupy Movement. Sundance is now in its 29th...

INSIDE THE EARS
of an icon

In the first of a series of articles on sound design in documentary, Peter Albrechtsen – a sound designer himself – focuses on the visionary...

One Song and
13 years later

In more ways than one, Forest of the Dancing Spirits stood out from the rest at Hot Docs this year. Director Linda Västrik shared the incredible...

PATRICIO GUZMÀN
A Museum of Amnesia

Guzmán’s work centres around Chile and its political development from Allende’s Chile in the 70s to the Chile of today, and thus very much...