A moral vacuum

The Act of Killing, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, provides a unique and deeply disturbing insight into the ethical deadlock of global capitalism. ...

Wintry exoticism

PIPELINE Director: Vitaly Mansky, Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, 2013, 121 min. Three crosses in the snow – not Christian ones, different...

The Russian Pipe Films

The Russian documentary film tradition is acknowledged by documentary professionals all aver the world. Russian docs are often selected for festivals...

The Burma Journal

Producer and international documentary ambassador Peter Wintonick recounts his findings as a jury member at the First Human Rights Human Dignity...

A rising star

Turkish documentary flourishes in an increasingly polarized political climate. Turkey became the center of global attention following the Gezi...

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....

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...

Being part
of the Circle

Veteran filmmaker Joan Churchill was the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Filmmaking Award at Camerimage,...

Defiance Is Present

Özge Calafato looks at some of the most compelling recent documentary works from the Arab World. Three years after the self-immolation of...

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...