Documentary film makes the artificial its own. It makes the real virtual, without sacrificing naturalness, urgency, and consistency. On the contrary, technology enables new perspectives of the world around us and builds bridges. Virtual space is capable of tearing down physical boundaries and reconfiguring them within a new world, drawing viewers deep into an immersive experience in the process.
Jessie van Vreden / Anke Teunissen // Netherlands // 2017 // 20:00 min
Documentary, Live Action
On an isolated farm in the Dutch province of Drenthe, the elderly Egbert is living out his last days. He has neither TV nor internet, and his only contact with current affairs is the newspaper he lays on the table under his pan of kale.
Nicolas Champeaux / Gilles Porte // France // 2018 // 14:30 min
This film is based on 256 hours of sound archive recorded during the Rivonia tribunal. they bring back to life the political battle waged by Mandela and his 7 co-defendants. This film looks at one of them : Accused # 2 , a lesser known hero of the struggle against Arpartheid, Mandela`s mentor Walter Sisulu.
Céline Tricart // United States // 2018 // 07:00 min
In 2014, ISIS fighters invaded Iraq and targeted the Yazidi community of Sinjar. The men were killed, and the women and girls taken as sex slaves. Some of the women who escaped started a female-only fighting unit called the Sun Ladies to bring back their sisters and protect the honor and dignity of their people.