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“Women of the Sand” the Human Scale of Global Environmental Change

ADVERTISEMENT Article by Andrea Swift, New York Film Academy Chair of the Documentary Program “The desert teaches by taking away.” Arab proverb In 2008, a study commissioned by the United … Continue reading

06/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with director Luca Ragazzi

Italy – Love it or Leave it was one of the documentary highlights at this year´s RIFF. One of the films´s director Luca Ragazzi, visited Reykjavík and did Q&A´s with … Continue reading

19/10/2012 · 2 Comments

Four more days filled with docs

With four more days to go, RIFF – Reykjavík International Film Festival is in full swing. Docs & Film Festivals has been out and about and so far seen these … Continue reading

04/10/2012 · Leave a comment

SAMSARA

The phenomenal documentary SAMSARA (2011) premiered today in numerous cities in Germany and will open tomorrow across USA, followed by screenings in numerous other countries around the world.  Directed by … Continue reading

24/08/2012 · Leave a comment

The one and only Senna

Formula 1 is big sport nowadays, although not everyone’s cup of tea. But how can a documentary about a Formula One race-car driver become a box office hit? Senna (dir. … Continue reading

17/08/2012 · Leave a comment

Shop Docs ´till you drop

Dogwoof is a leading film distributor for both British and international social-issue feature documentaries. The company is based in the UK and has numerous big documentary titles under its wings. … Continue reading

15/08/2012 · Leave a comment

Last sitting

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death and it´s fitting to dedicate this post to documentaries about the icon. Monroe was 36 years old when she died and … Continue reading

06/08/2012 · Leave a comment

No man is an island

The Island President directed by Jon Shenk (2011), focuses on former president in the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed and his first year in office as he is facing the serious issues of … Continue reading

30/07/2012 · 2 Comments

Crowdfunding 101

People working in the creative industries should be familiar with crowdfunding by now – and if you are not it´s time to step up your game! Crowdfunding is basically when … Continue reading

24/07/2012 · Leave a comment

The power of one´s presence

As ‘The grandmother of performance art’ Marina Abramović (born in 1946) sure knows a thing or two about art. Abramović started her career in Serbia in the early 70s and … Continue reading

22/07/2012 · Leave a comment

Exclusive DVD offer for readers

Docs & Film Festival has now been around for nearly eight months and with a total of 100 posts down the line it´s fitting to offer a special deal to … Continue reading

08/07/2012 · Leave a comment

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