Modern Times Review #114
Modern Times review @ Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, a leading force in Southeast Europe, celebrates the art of documentary through a program of films, events and initiatives. TDF is an Oscars® eligible Festival. The 2022 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival runs from 10 - 20 March.
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Ahead of the 24th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Modern Times Review spoke with the Director of the Greek Programme, Eleni Androutopoulou on this year's homegrown productions, the place of Greek documentary within its wider landscape, and more.
Director: Francesco Montagner
A timeless tale of growing up in a land of both magic and hatred.
Director: Vera Krichevskaya
The story of Russia's last national independent TV news station.
Director: Tuija Halttunen
Is it okay to modify the atmosphere?
Director: Hara Kaminara
Africa's migrant crisis seen through the lens of a mother to be.
Director: Josefina Pérez-García, Felipe Sigala
As humans relentlessly transform landscapes to their needs, the question looms: is peaceful coexistence with other species attainable?
Director: Shannon Walsh
On the front lines of the visible – and invisible – global platform economy.
Director: Dziga Vertov
Thought lost forever, Dziga Vertov's 1921 archive of the Russian Civil War finally debuts to the public 100 years later.
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.
Director: Loup Bureau
French war journalist Loup Bureau directs an immersive cinematic journey through the last conflict on European soil.
Director: Aliona van der Horst
A Soviet soldier of Tatar descent captured by the Nazis during WWII leads to a story of an army caught between dictators.