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Modern Times Review #112
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Director: Ran Tal
The pictures of Israeli photo reporter Micha Bar-Am reveal both an ability to turn photography into a refined visual language and represent a constant protagonist in a land without peace.
Director: The Myanmar Film Collective
Pots and pans against bullets and bombs: the story of Myanmar’s rising resistance to the military coup of February 2021.
Director: Abigail E. Disney, Kathleen Hughes
The higher one climbs the ladder, the more obscured the view below becomes.
Director: Alex Pritz
Promised dominion over their own rainforest territory, Brazil's Uru-eu-wau-wau people have since faced illegal incursions from mining companies and land-grabbing invasions spurred on by right-wing politicians.
Director: Loup Bureau
French war journalist Loup Bureau directs an immersive cinematic journey through the last conflict on European soil.
FILM O'CLOCK IFF Festival Director Mirona Radu on the festival's 2022 form, how it has adapted in this, its second pandemic-era edition, and more.
Author: Johann Hari
How society's increased lack of attention has been imposed on us by powerful external forces.
Author: Grafton Tanner
As society suffers from increased digital anxiety and ecological collapse, Big Tech continues to push its nostalgia-based feedback loop of utopian myth.
A meditative experience on a horrible moment.
An interview with Courtney Stephens, the director of the film essay Terra Femme, about her work with archival films, female gaze and early amateur travelogues.
Slovak director Lucie Kašová reveals her relationship to the subjects of both documentaries and shares her personal stance on the socio-political changes that have shaped the situation in Afghanistan in recent months.
A conversation with Francesco Montagner whose film Brotherhood will have its Czech premiere at IDFF Ji.hlava as part of the official competition.