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Modern Times Review #124
Modern Times Review @ DokuFest
Founded in 2003, each summer, DokuFest fills the cinemas and improvised screening venues around the historic city of Prizren with a selection of more than 200 hand-picked films from around the world, as well as attracting numerous international and regional music acts that perform at DokuNights. With the aim of revitalizing culture cinema in Prizren, DokuFest grew and expanded into a leading film and music event in Southeast Europe.
DokuFest will commence from 5 to 13 August, 2022.
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Director: Emmanuel Gras
The goals and contradictions of a modern protest movement - the yellow vests.
Director: Simon Lereng Wilmont
A small group of social workers work to create a much-needed safe space for children to live in.
Director: Yuri Ancarani
A reflection of Venice and a haunting adagio for a sinking city and its golden youth.
Director: Jason Loftus
Revisiting the Falun Gong’s TV takeover on the 20th anniversary.
Director: Marusya Syroechkovskaya
For many young Russians, anyone older than 30 is a cunt.
Director: Mantas Kvedaravicius
A tribute to the ordinary people of Mariupol and the Lithuanian filmmaker who gave his life documenting their struggle to survive total war.
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: Daniel Roher
A Sundance-winning docu-thriller following the recent attempt on the Russian opposition leader’s life.
Director: Chiara Sambuchi
How the Nigerian mafia is able to reach far into Europe to keep trafficked women in prostitution.
Director: Nataša Urban
How a dark past remains in the present.
Director: Anna Shishova
An ordinary Russian teenager was arrested and incarcerated on charges of extremism. Three years later, the fight for her innocence continues.
Director: Steffen Krones
GPS ‘drifters’ follow the paths of plastic waste from a German river toward Lofoten, north of the Arctic Circle.
Director: Marc Wiese
Ecuadorian indigenous resistance against their homeland's resource exploitation at the hands of China.