I went for the link (see post below) that presents the programme titel-wise a-z to give you 20 recommendations, could easily have been more. Allan Berg and I will review and report when we get closer to the festival that starts in a month, March 15:
Raymond Depardon: 12 Days. RD is one of the classical socially committed French documentarians.
13, a Ludodrama about Walter Benjamin. Have no idea about this film, no director is mentioned but this made me interested: Seven years in the life of one of the 20th century’s greatest thinkers, while Europe slowly falls apart around him. An adventurous essay in the spirit of Benjamin.
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter: A Woman Captured. http://www.filmkommentaren.dk/blog/blogpost/4093/
Mikala Krogh: A Year of Hope
Extraordinary interpretation of the life situation of homeless children in the Philippines.
Mohamed Siam: Amal
Emma Davie & Peter Mettler: Becoming Animal
Great filmmakers, pitched at last year’s CPH:DOX: A visionary field trip to Wyoming’s wild and vast nature becomes a philosophical reevaluation of our relationship with the world that surrounds us.
Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor: Caniba
The people behind ”Leviathan”… first catalogue lines: The Japanese cannibal Issei Sagawa was imprisoned in Paris in 1981 for killing and partially eating a female fellow student. He was extradited to Japan and released due to a technical error, after which he started a career as a sushi critic, TV star, porn actor and manga illustrator.
Wiseman: Ex Libris – The New York Public Library
No introduction needed!
Agnès Varda & JR: Faces Places
Review will follow veeery soon of this Oscar-nominated film by wonderful Varda.
Boris Mitic: In Praise of Nothing
Talal Derki: Of Fathers and Sons
Göran Hugo Olsson: That Summer
Exciting for cinéphiles: A reunion with the iconic Beale sisters from the cult classic ‘Grey Gardens’ in a cheerful and picturesque time capsule from Long Island in the 1970s.
Mindaugas Survila: The Ancient Woods
Milo Rau: The Congo Tribunal
Jean-Stéphane Bron: The Paris Opera
My francophile curiosity.
Jukka Kärkkäinen & J-P Passi: The Punk Voyage
I must see what happens with the great band, and after the first film, which I loved.
Vit Klusak: The White World According to Daliborek (PHOTO)
Staged neo-nazi film, provocative… is it really so bad in Europe?
Finlay Pretsell: Time Trial
David Millar, bicycle star, a close up according to Jørgen Leth a new bicycle genre is here introduced, loves it.
Barbet Schroeder: The Venerable W.