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Modern Times Review #103
Happy New Year from Modern Times Review! | December 2021
Dear reader and subscribers.
We appreciate that you have followed our publications reviews and essays in 2021 on key documentaries and associated topics. We support the directors and hardworking filmmakers, that cares for human rights, and political topics on our modernity, like for example the challenges of capitalism, militarism, ecology and too much governmentality (surveillance).
We look forward to supporting this field of enthusiastic filmmakers in 2022, covering the key doc festivals throughout the year.
Both Truls and Steve (staff) will be seen around, and our around 10 film critics too.
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Director: Mai Masri
Four progressive women document the 2019 Beirut uprisings, until Covid-19 hits.
Director: Rami Farah
How does one survive in times of war? By forgetting, or by remembering...?
Director: Alex Gibney
Twenty years on Guantánamo Bay's first high-value detainee has still never been charged with a crime or allowed to challenge his detention.
Director: Nicolas Videla
Intertwined with days of protests, the final days of Chile's radical Cabaret Travesía Travesti show how important it is that the trans community stands up to tell its own stories.
FIPADOC Artistic Director Christine Camdessus on the festival's 2022 form, how it has adapted in this, its second pandemic-era edition, and more.
DocPoint Artistic Director Kati Juurus on the challenges, trends, and the 2022 DocPoint experience.
Norway's Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt on working to ensure that Palestine gets its own state.
From someone who should know the intricacies of foreign policy and geopolitics: The last Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, on military rearmament and enemy images – when it comes to the USA, Russia, China, Turkey, and Libya.