Lee Anne Schmitt’s Purge This Land documentary on racism in America is the winner of the Grand Jury Award at London’s Open City Documentary Festival.
From a Year of Non-Events
NAME OF FILM: FROM A YEAR OF NON-EVENTS
DIRECTOR(S): Ann Carolin Renninger & René Frölke
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: The latest by Renninger and Frölke (Le Beau danger) tenderly traces the daily rhythms and rituals of 90-year-old Willi Detert on his rural northern German farm by way of an elegantly interwoven tapestry of 16mm and Super 8mm images. With Willi no longer able to work the land, the farm’s grounds are overrun and his house is littered with physical remnants of days gone by (and cats). In his presence, time itself passes in an altogether distinctive way, and the filmmakers meticulously capture this present speckled with the past
The 2017 Open City Documentary Festival today announced the program for the 7th edition of the festival, taking place in London from September 5 to 10, 2017.
RAT FILM, 2+2=22 [THE ALPHABET], EMPATHY Among ‘Boundary-Pushing Nonfiction Film’ on Lineup for Art of the Real Showcase
Art of the Real, a showcase for boundary-pushing nonfiction film presented each year by the Film Society of Lincoln Center will open with the New York premiere of Theo Anthony’s eye-opening Rat Film