Movies on War Film Festival
Modern Times Review @ Movies on War Film Festival
Norway’s Movies on War is a film festival devoted to war and conflict, peace and reconciliation. This year’s edition, held between 16 and 20 November in Elverum, Norway, covers the full range of armed conflicts, regardless of geography, and provides insights into social movements, cultural events, popular uprisings, and political change.
Movies on War Film Festival takes place from 16 through 20 November 2022.
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Modern Times Review speaks with Movies on War Festival Director Øystein Egge on the nature and mission of the festival, the importance of presenting a balanced programme, and the highlight films throughout.
Director: Morten Offerdal, Vegard Lund Bergheim
How do the stories we hear and see come from the conflict zone to our pages and screens? Through the fall of IS, Journalist at War seeks to find out.
Director: Patricio Guzmán
Patrizio Guzmán´s documentary offers one of the rare elements of hope in global politics.
Director: Magnus Gertten
A poignant and deeply moving story of the love that two women found in a Nazi concentration camp.
Director: Tanja Holm
With the mainstream Western media's infatuation with Ukraine, wars raging across other parts of the world are forgotten, the devastation in Yemen primary among them.
Director: Nataša Urban
How a dark past remains in the present.
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