04-12 AUGUST / PRIZREN, KOSOVO

 

04-12 AUGUST / PRIZREN, KOSOVO

:The Challenge

Screening Schedule: 08/06, 16:00, DokuKino | 08/11, 14:00, Shtëpia e Kulturës

:The Challenge

France/Italy, 2016, 70 min

The Challenge - Trailer from Slingshot Films on Vimeo.

Falconry has a history that stretches back over 40 centuries. In the West it was a prevailing passion of the medieval aristocracy, but its prestige continues undiminished in contemporary Arab culture. Three years of observing this form of hunting in the field have made it possible to capture the spirit of a tradition that today allows its practitioners to keep a close rapport with the desert, despite their predominantly urban lifestyle. Our guide to how they cross that threshold is a falconer taking his birds to compete in a tournament in Qatar...

  • Director Bio
  • Festivals And Awards
  • Contact
Born in Ravenna in 1972, Yuri Ancarani is an Italian visual artist. His work has been acknowledged both in the realms of cinema and of contemporary art. His last five films have been shown and awarded in more than a hundred international festivals – including Locarno, Venice and Toronto – and in the most important museums of the world, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Venice Biennale, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and he recently had a solo show at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
Special Jury Prize Ciné+ - Festival del film Locarno 2016. IDFA 2017. Hot Docs 2017. CPH:DOX 2017. IndieLisboa 2017. Full Frame DFF 2017. SXSW 2017. DOK.fest Munich 2017. True/False 2017.
Slingshot Films
Via Paduina 8
34125 Trieste, Italy
info@slingshotfilms.it
08/06, 16:00, DokuKino 08/11, 14:00, Shtëpia e Kulturës
+ add this event to your
personal schedule
Full Schedule >
Yuri Ancarani
Fabrizio Polpettini
Yuri Ancarani, Luca Nervegna, Jonathan Ricquebourg
Yuri Ancarani
Mirco Mencacci

:More from Feature Dox

A Farewell to All That

David Muñoz López Spain/Italy 2016, color, 29 min

All That Passes By Through a Window That Doesn't Open

Martin DiCicco USA/Qatar 2017, color, 70 min

Balloonfest

Nathan Truesdell USA 2016, color, 6 min

Best of Luck with the Wall

Josh Begley USA 2016, color, 7 min

Death in a Terminal

Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry Israel 2016, color, 52 min

Donkeyote

Chico Pereira Spain/Germany/UK 2017, color, 86 min

EDITH + EDDIE

Laura Checkoway USA 2017, color, 29 min

El Mar la Mar

Joshua Bonnetta, J.P. Sniadecki USA 2017, color, 94 min

IF ONLY THERE WERE PEACE

Carmine Grimaldi, Deniz Tortum USA/Turkey 2017, color, 30 min

Makala

Emmanuel Gras France 2017, color, 96 min

NYO VWETA NAFTA

Ico Costa Portugal/Mozambique 2017, color, 22 min

POLONAISE

Agnieszka Elbanowska Poland 2016, color, 16 min

Project X

Laura Poitras, Henrik Moltke USA 2016, color, 10 min

Rat Film

Theo Anthony USA 2016, color, 82 min

Taste of Cement

Ziad Kalthoum Germany/Lebanon/Syria/UAE/Qatar 2017, color, 85 min

LA PESCA

Pablo Alvarez Mesa, Fernando López Escrivá Colombia/Canada 2017, color, 22 min

The Kodachrome Elegies

Jay Rosenblatt USA 2017, color, 11 min

WAVES OF TRANSITION

Jonas Scheu Switzerland 2016, color, 29 min

City of Ghosts

Matthew Heineman USA 2017, color, 90 min

69 MINUTES OF 86 DAYS

Egil Håskjold Larsen Norway 2017, color, 71 min