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Ji.hlava IDFF: A Stage for Global Conversations
From First-Time Directors to Documentary Legends: Why This Year Is Unmissable
The Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival is the largest festival of creative documentary films in Central and Eastern Europe. It draws attention to documentaries notable for their innovative visual style and a deeper social reflection and confrontation. For 2023, Ji.hlava IDFF runs from 24 to 29 October.
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Director: Greta Stocklassa
Former UN Secretary-General Hans Blix's fact-finding mission in Iraq became an issue of war and peace, with his words becoming the most crucial for those trying to stop it.
On Friday. 27 October: Modern Times Review Industry Editor Steve Rickinson will moderate an online conversation with Hans Blix, and guests Greta Stocklassa, Petra Dobešová, Alan Sýs, Stanislav Adam
Director: Angelos Rallis
Once more, the formidable Brahmaputra river is on the ascent. Amidst a vanishing mud island, Afrin, a 12-year-old orphan, readies herself to depart from the sole realm she's ever been acquainted with.
Director: Viera Čákanyová
A disturbingly accurate farewell to human life on planet earth.
Director: Tonje Hessen Schei, Michael Rowley
Power, money, and religion intertwine as the influential US Christian fundamentalist movement fights for the end of the world.
Director: Steffi Niederzoll
Exposing the silenced voices of women in Iran.
Director: Anna Hints
Female solidarity through Estonian women continuing an age-old tradition.
Director: Jialing Zhang
The Chinese surveillance state in a tale of technology, censorship and abuse of power in the 21st century.
Director: Peter Mettler
A unique and personal cinematic exploration of the flow of rivers and lives, including the passing of his parents and global questions.
We joined film director Vlad Petri as he reflects on the stories of women's resilience and revolution in his film Between Revolutions.