The Guardian recently released a free-for-watch documentary short and Q&A with Iranian filmmakers Sara Khaki and Mohammad Reza Eyni, who filmed the early days of lockdown in Iran from within their Tehran apartment.
New documentary film Solo recently won the Czech Joy award for best Czech documentary at the prestigous Jihlava Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. Pianist and protagonist Martín Perino is currently in the Czech Republic performing and promoting the film, which will be released nationally this Thursday, October 31st through Artcam films.
Three brothers separated at birth are reunited by pure chance – it’s got to be one of the most remarkable stories you’ve ever heard in the media, but what drives documentary Three Identical Strangers is just how mind-boggling and cinematic the backstory is.
Among the One World Documentary Film Festival’s diverse programme this year is new Canadian documentary Love, Scott which follows gay hate crime survivor Scott Jones as he revisits the atrocity committed against him.
Šimon Šafránek’s new documentary King Skate is a playful and thought-provoking look at Czechoslovak history through the freedom of skateboarding… plus the soundtrack is awesome.
McQueen, the critically acclaimed documentary on the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen hits select Czech cinemas this week.
‘Think like a Czech, speak like a Czech and act like a Czech’ are just some of the phrases one might think of when watching Bo Hai, the new short film by emerging young Czech-Vietnamese filmmaker Dužan Duong.
Parting cleverly tells a part of the refugee struggle that’s not usually told. It’s an informative look into the complicated and gruelling process of escaping one’s own country, before even thinking about the perils that lay on the journey ahead.
Poi E is a charming and truly inspirational documentary about a song that transformed not just the Maori community, but the entire country of New Zealand. However, rather than presenting a run-of-the-mill biographical history of the song, the film focuses on the spirit of the people behind it.
Voyage of Time is something between poetry and documentary. It’s a thought provoking and gorgeous interpretation of the story of our universe.