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Modern Times Review's Monthly Wrap-Up
October 2022 saw Modern Times Review across the continent from Mallorca’s MajorDocs to Portugal’s Doclisboa to Czech Republic’s Ji.hlava IDFF. From a busy month, we have collected all content presented here. In November, catch Modern Times Review in another busy month with IDFA, Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Porto/Post/Doc, and Movies on War.
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by Truls Lie
Four films and two books – can they capture something about this newly dead legend of cinema?
Editor-in-Chief Truls Lie tries, especially with Jean-Luc Godard’s intellectual autobiography and two new films about him screening at doclisboa, Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival & more festivals around the world.
by Margareta Hruza
In two Nordisk Panorama-screened films, a growing number of second-generation immigrants express how they do not feel truly included in their European birth countries.
by Margareta Hruza
Two films from Nordisk Panorama observe groups of women going against social conventions in claiming back youth on their own terms.
by Pinar Ciftci
The Norwegian-Iranian filmmaker Ali Parandian is the man behind the petition «The Nordic Film Community stand with protesters in Iran».
Director: Faustine Cros
Revisiting old pictures to tell a different story of motherhood.
Director: Payal Kapadia
An evocative essay doc pays homage to cinema and student resistance in Modi's India.
Director: Rubén Casas Oché
Could we survive in a world without pollinators?
Director: Sara Dosa
The extraordinary love story of volcanologist couple Katia and Maurice Krafft, who died as explosively as they lived.
Director: Vitaly Mansky
Gorbachev's twilight years captured by now-exiled Russian director
Director: Coşkun Aşar
A legendary Magnum photographer's life on the road.
Director: Mateo Ybarra
Neutral for more than 500 years, Switzerland maintains a citizen army that can be mobilised in minutes.
Director: Zuzana Piussi
Laying bare 'the rot' of the Slovak judiciary unravelled by the Threema scandal.