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Modern Times Review 2 Open City Documentary Festival
Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space in London to nurture and champion the art of non-fiction cinema. Based at the UCL Centre for Public Anthropology, it delivers training programmes, an annual documentary festival, the bi-annual Non-Fiction journal and events throughout the year that aim to challenge and expand the idea of documentary in all its forms.
The 2022 Open City Documentary Festival runs from 7 to 13 September 2022.
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Modern Times Review spoke with Festival Director María Palacios Cruz on the first post-pandemic edition, as well as her own introductions to creative documentaries and more.
Director: Jonathan Perel
A son's search for meaning at the site of a former Argentinian concentration camp where his mother «disappeared» in the 1970s.
Director: Marcy Saude
Slavery, conquest and questionable colonial motives.
Director: Raphaël Grisey, Bouba Touré
Charting the French civil rights movement and the interwoven anti-colonial liberation struggles on the African continent through the life of activist and photographer, Bouba Touré.
Director: Jumana Manna
The petty politics of Palestinian persecution – seen through the lens of age-old traditions of foraging for medicinal herbs.