03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

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Out from the Deep

The Good Old Swing Octopus comes to the rescue! Emerging from the depths of the sea, it brings life to our jaded city souls.

Plasticat

Night. City. A pocket full of money. A beggar in a busy street. Adds up to trouble, doesn't it?

The Red Herring

An animated comedy about a group of penguins who get too greedy for their own good.

Ethnophobia

Survival, clash and symbiosis go side by side; all accompanied by bursts of joy and pain.

Sonámbulo

A surrealist journey through colours and shapes inspired by the poem Romance Sonámbulo by Federico García Lorca

Soldat

A symbolic story about a product of society that gets out of control...

Papa’s Boy

A young mouse dreams of being a dancer, but his family disapproves, until one day his dancing saves the day.

El empleo

The Employment. A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.

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Chris the Swiss

In the midst of the Yugoslav Wars, Chris, a young Swiss journalist is found dead under mysterious circumstances.

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1999

When death haunts a high school in a small town in the late 1990s, everyone is forever transformed.

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THE CLEANERS

Here we meet five “digital scavengers” ,whose job is to delete “inappropriate” content off of the net.

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EXTINCTION

The end of the cold war did not produce a thaw throughout the continent.

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Music When the Lights Go Out

Music When The Lights Go Out is a documentary floating on this thin border between fiction and reality.

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Skip Day

Intimate glimpses of one very special day in the lives of high-school seniors.

Black Mother

Khalik Allah focuses on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, the homeland of his mother, and a place he’s visited regularly since his youth.

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THE RAFT

Five men and six women ,on a raft, as part of an experiment studying the sociology of violence, aggression and sexual attraction in human behavior.

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IN CONVERSATION: PAMELA COHN WITH ERICK STOLL & CHASE WHITESIDE

Pamela Cohn, a film curator and DokuFest’s associate programmer will sit down with Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside to talk about América.

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Alteration

Alexandro volunteers for an experiment carried out to study dreams.

I Saw the Future

A journey in a 3D space reflecting visionary writer Arthur C. Clarke’s futuristic predictions.

Sanctuaries of Silence

Join Hempton on listening journey into Olympic National Park, one of the quietest places in North America.

The Little Prince

In The Little Prince VR, the players immerse in Saint-Exupéry’s creation, interact with the world and its characters like never before.

The Sun Ladies

In 2014, ISIS fighters invaded Iraq. The men were killed, and the women and girls taken as sex slaves.

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MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A.

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is drawn from a cache of personal tapes shot by Maya Arulpragasm and her friends over the last 22 years.

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Interregnum

Spanning an entire century, the film connects different Communist societies through the shared language of grief.

THE WALDHEIM'S WALTZ

A film about truth and lies and how a dishonest man can rise to power.

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Voices from Within

Bringing together stories of two Kosovar women whose husbands have gone to fight in Syria, and who are still not ready to be identified.

Exit

In EXIT, we meet Angela, Ingo and Manuel, all former right-wing extremists who made the leap to leave their movement.

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OF FATHERS AND SONS

What it means to grow up with a father whose only dream is to establish an Islamic Caliphate.

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MIRROR DANCE PERFORMANCE

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After/Life

In an Arizona desert, a dystopic collective nightmare unfolds where US domestic and foreign policies collide.

América

Diego, returns home and reunites with his brothers after their grandmother, América, falls down, causing their father to be jailed under accusation of elder neglect.

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MINDING THE GAP

A coming-of-age saga of three skateboarding friends in their Rust Belt hometown hit hard by decades of recession.

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Fence

A chaotic moment in a women family gathering with kids, and unexpected passer by Roma kid with his stray dog.

Matria

Faced with the challenges presented by her daily routine, Ramona tries to take refuge in the relationship that unites her to her daughter and granddaughter.

Kiem Holijanda

Andi is so obsessed with a Dutch porn star’s card found in their bedroom ,he doesn’t notice it’s the day his brother is saying goodbye.

BARBS, WASTELANDS

In the end of the 19th century the peasants in Portugal started a courageous struggle for better work conditions

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The Proposal

Conceptual artist Jill Magid grapples with the contested legacy of Luis Barragán, Mexico’s most famous architect.

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BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT DOX

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE DOX

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AWARDS & CLOSING CEREMONY

WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST

Vivienne Westwood has been redefining British fashion for over 40 years, and is responsible for creating many of the most distinctive looks of our time.

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BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT

BEST BALKAN NEWCOMER

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AUDIENCE AWARD

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BEST HUMAN RIGHTS DOX

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BEST BALKAN DOX

BEST NATIONAL FILM

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BEST GREEN DOX

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SAZ’ISO: AT LEAST WAVE YOUR HANDKERCHIEF AT ME

Legendary singers and virtuoso performers of the mesmerizing Saz’iso will close DokuFest XVII with songs of love and sorrow.

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