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.
Fifty years after the premiere of Death in Venice, the former teen star who played Tadzio in Visconti’s masterpiece, takes us on a remarkable journey of personal memories, cinema history, stardust and tragedy in what could be his last attempt to get his life back on track.
White on White is the video diary that director Viera Čákanyová’s kept during the months she spent living at the Antarctic station where she shot her film FREM (2019), whose main character is an artificial neural network.
Sound of Nomad is a testimonial journey of the Koryo people, a community forced to live in exile. The film reflects on exclusion, migration and the transformative experience of collective survival.
During a trip to the US, Ieva’s father - a KGB employee about to defect, offered her a blunt choice: take a taxi to the Soviet Embassy and denounce him as a traitor, or stay with him and never see her mother or her homeland of Latvia again.