This film plays out in Ukraine on a single day: March 14, 2022, the 2,944th day of the Russian-Ukrainian War. In the last few weeks, intense warfare has surreally mixed places and people and created a post-apocalyptic dimension revealing new qualities and roles.
In Focus: Alexandra Cuesta, is the first UK survey of her work and includes all her completed films as well as other films selected by Cuesta, with an emphasis on recent productions by Ecuadorian filmmakers and artists. Playing as part of Open City Documentary Festival 2022.
Made within the context of The Folk Memory Project, Self-Portrait: Fairy Tale in 47KM is part of an ongoing participatory documentary project exploring the personal histories of the Great Chinese Famine of 1959 to 1961. Playing as part of Open City Documentary Festival 2022.
Organised by Union Docs with programmer Cíntia Gil, this programme explores the psychology of the encounter, the performance of situational power, and how the production of narrative can be the ground where those tensions operate. Playing as part of Open City Documentary Festival 2022.
Part of Open City Documentary Festival 2021: Hamedine Kane’s portrait of an artist living in the Calais Jungle is followed by Sílvia das Fadas’ travelogue across sites of revolutionary outsider architecture.