Modern Times Review #97

Modern Times Review @ Nordische Filmtage Lübeck

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Nordische Filmtage Lübeck announces full 2021 programme, including 14-film documentary competition


«The Nordische Filmtage is an audience festival in the best sense of the word»

Artistic Director Thomas Hailer on the challenges, trends, and current Nordische Filmtage Lübeck experience.



Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen

Using hand-drawn animation and archival video footage, Flee offers up the space for a man named Amin to reveal a secret he’s kept close to his chest.


Director: Camilla Nielsson

With the country at a crossroads, Zimbabwe attempts to hold its first post-Mugabe elections.

TRUST ME - The Waleed Ahmed Story

Director: Emil Trier

A young man who dared to dream big and chased those dreams via illegal shortcuts.