Modern Times Review #115
Modern Times Review @ Cinéma du réel
Cinéma du réel mixes documentary, essay, and experimentation in selections that reflect the diversity of genres and forms of the cinematographic approach in the world. It is one of the rare documentary film festivals that emphasises the heritage and the memory of the genre, while bringing them into dialogue with contemporary creation. This year’s edition runs from 11 - 20 March 2022.
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Ahead of the 44th edition, Modern Times Review spoke with Artistic Director, Catherine Bizern on this year's physical festival, its place within the wider festival landscape, and more.
Director: Samaher Alqadi
Following a string of sexual assaults, As I Want documents a burgeoning women’s rebellion.
Director: Suhaib Gasmelbari
Exploring the importance of cinema for democracy.
Director: James Benning
A portrait of today’s USA through immaculately composed shots of landscape, cityscape and the spaces in between.