Documenting the Baltics: Baltic Sea Docs
Baltic Sea Docs 2023
Baltic Sea Docs (BSD) is a unique international event in the Baltics that annually draws over 100 documentary filmmakers and industry professionals from the Baltic Sea region and Eastern and Central Europe, offering funding opportunities and ensuring their projects reach a broad European audience. Besides preparatory workshops and seminars for participants and the Latvian film community, the forum showcases top-tier documentaries in Riga and major Latvian cities.
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Modern Times Review speaks with Project Manager Zane Balčus on its history, the current trends in documentaries from the Baltic region, and the role the BSD plays within the wider European documentary landscape.
For the young, queer community of Medellín, the injustices of colonial heritage consistently intertwine with the brutality of today's global liberal capitalism.
Why being irrelevant could be worse than being exploited in the new world of automation and Artificial Intelligence.
At a remote Ukrainian monastery, young nuns who choose to become «Brides of Christ» share their intimate stories.
Through a captivating blend of visual materials and individual testimonies, Iron Butterflies presents an unflinching examination of the MH17 tragedy, exposing the devastating toll it took on lives and the profound implications it carries for our present era.
A single man wields enough power to uproot the living artifacts of his country’s collective history and memory.
Multi-layered and wholly dedicated to observation, Too Close is as searing an indictment of faith-based tribalism as it is an expose on other current societal practices - from both liberal and conservative, alike.
An achingly tender film about growing up and a moving contemplation on life itself.