Tag Archives: 2020s

Stefan Kruse Jørgensen – A Lack of Clarity (2020)

In the contemporary surveillance society, digital evolution and social control indelibly mark the urban fabric in which we move. Read More »

Heinz Emigholz – Die letzte Stadt AKA The Last City (2020)

An archaeologist and a weapons designer, who knew each other in a previous life as a filmmaker and a psychoanalyst, meet at an excavation site in the Negev desert and begin a conversation about love and war. Read More »

Maéva Ranaïvojaona & Georg Tiller – Zaho Zay (2020)

A young woman works as a prison guard in a hopelessly overcrowded jail in central Madagascar. She passes the time daydreaming about her father, a murderer, who abandoned her as a child after killing his own brother. In her imagination, her father becomes a mythical killer, wandering the countryside and rolling enchanted dice to decide the fate of his victims. Secretly, she yearns for the day her father will turn up amongst the prisoners. When a new inmate arrives claiming to know her father, her fantasies begin to turn to nightmares. Read More »

Éléonore Weber – Il n’y aura plus de nuit AKA There Will Be No More Night (2020)

Based on video recordings from the American and the French armed forces in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria… The film diverts these propaganda images and show how far the desire to see can lead to, when it is used without limit. Read More »

Luiz Bolognesi – A Última Floresta AKA The Last Forest (2021)

In powerful images, alternating between documentary observation and staged sequences, and dense soundscapes, Luiz Bolognesi documents the Indigenous community of the Yanomami and depicts their threatened natural environment in the Amazon rainforest. Read More »

Peter Tscherkassky – Train Again (2021)

Quote:
18 years after Kurt Kren produced his third film 3/60 Bäume im Herbst, he shot his masterpiece 37/78 Tree Again. 18 years after I created my third darkroom film L’Arrivée (an homage to the Lumière brothers and their 1895 L’Arrivée d’un train), I embarked on Train Again. This third film in my “Rushes Series” is an homage to Kurt Kren that simultaneously taps into a classic motif in film history. My darkroom ride took a few years, but we finally arrived: All aboard! (Peter Tscherkassky) Read More »

Marta Popivoda – Pejzazi otpora AKA Landscapes of Resistance (2021)

Sofia Sonja Vujanovic joins the Communists fighting the Nazis occupying WWII Serbia and after being taken to Auschwitz becomes a resistance leader there. Read More »