How can a filmmaker do a portrait of their family member, make it an interesting one, and keep it relevant for the various audiences from all over the world? Nora Agapi tried to answer the question with Timebox, a film centered around her father, Ion-Matei Agapi, a documentary pioneer and unofficial historian of the city […]
Obviously, the primary reason to visit Prizren during the DokuFest are films.
It’s safe to say, you will never truly understand the meaning of “manana” before hitting Valencia, the Spanish queen of laissez-vivre. On my first ever trip to this beautiful city that buzzes with life long after the hours officially recognized as “the time to go to bed to re-thank the energy for the next working […]
Honeyland, directed by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov, was one of rare films from this year to be found in the official feature-length competition of the first edition of IceDocs. It was also one of the principal favourites for the award. It ended up with special mention, “losing” to another intriguing and important film, Joost […]
How did you obtain the footage for the film? It is basically a found footage film. It is really a found footage film. The term has been used nowadays to excuse auteurs for all kinds of stuff, so every archive film or badly shot film or participatory documentary is often called found footage. This really […]
The point of Mladen Kovačević‘s latest documentary, 4 Years in 10 Minutes, shown in the competition of IceDocs, is stated early on, in the first title card. “What I expected at the beginning of the journey, what I was going through and what I got at the end had nothing in common” might sound like […]