Modern Times Review #105
Modern Times review @ FIPADOC
FIPADOC is an international documentary film festival held annually in Biarritz. Over six days, it brings members of the public and professionals together for screenings of a selection of outstanding documentary films. Hosting meet-and-greets and premiering new projects, FIPADOC is committed to promoting impact, innovation, image appreciation, and new talent.
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FIPADOC Artistic Director Christine Camdessus on the festival's 2022 form, how it has adapted in this, its second pandemic-era edition, and more.
Director: Volkan Üce
A new world of colourful bikinis and intense demands opens up to two shy young men working at an all-inclusive hotel on the Turkish Riviera.
Director: Sergei Loznitsa
War crimes and the assisting population.
Director: Gorki Glaser-Müller
After the death of his ISIS bride daughter, one man struggles to then free his multiple grandchildren from a Syrian prison camp.
Director: Aliaksei Paluyan
The brave and peaceful resistance from an underground theatre before and during the Belarusian presidential election protests.
Director: Tuija Halttunen
Is it okay to modify the atmosphere?
Director: Camilla Nielsson
With the country at a crossroads, Zimbabwe attempts to hold its first post-Mugabe elections.
Director: Ousmane Samassekou
Whispering migrant dreams and nightmares on the edge of the Sahara.
Director: Sushmit Ghosh, Rintu Thomas
In a saturated media landscape dominated by men, India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women redefines what it means to be powerful.