What a strange and, frankly, indescribable viewing experience it is, right from its overly long title taken from an out of context line of dialogue fired by one of the film’s characters. But, knowing something about the filmography of the Sicilian satirist and documentarist Franco Maresco, The Mafia Is No Longer What It Used to […]
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As we all know, laughter is therapeutic. It raises the level of hormones responsible for feeling happy. If it is natural and hearty, that is. Probably everyone could and should find something to laugh about for a short period of time each day. And that is one of the key premises of Tim Robins’ documentary […]
When the fire broke out at the rock club Colectiv in Bucharest, Romania during the concert of a local heavy metal band, 27 of the visitors died instantly and about 180 injured were rushed into hospitals. The public was outraged not only because of the low fire security standards (the club operated without the fire exit), but also because what happened next: the subsequent death of 37 more people at the hospitals whose burns weren’t possible to treat, because they also harbored some of the most vicious hospital bacteria.
Alex Gibney is one of the world’s most prolific documentarians with an average of two titles in different formats (film, TV series), styles and genres every year as a director only. He is even more active as a producer. His is a man of reputation partly due to his high releasing tempo and partly because […]
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.
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 […]