DOC ALLIANCE SELECTION OF THE MOST INTERESTING FILMS
Doc Alliance Selection provides a distinctive choice of films from all DAFilms partner festivals.
We have prepared a retrospective of the films nominated for the Doc Alliance Selection Award.
You can stream 4 of them from May 20 to 26 FOR FREE: The Anabasis of May and Fusako Shigenobu, Masao Adachi and 27 Years without Images – director Eric Baudelaire reveals one of the best kept secrets of Japanese cinematography and society associated with the Japanese red army. The story of a forgotten visionary, a maverick, a wanderer: One Billion Happy People. Or a filmic search for the worldwide phenomenon of the micronation movement Empire Me - New Worlds Are Happening. Work Hard, Play Hard about a world in which people are completely committed to making their job their purpose in life.
Films for the event
The Sound of Insects: Record of a Mummy (Orig.) / 2009 / Switzerland / 88 min
Peter Liechti's documentary is the winner of European Film Awards Prix ARTE for best European documentary in 2009. This year's edition of European Film Awards will take place in Berlin on 3 December.
Maggie vaknar på balkongen (Orig.) / 2008 / Finland, Sweden / 72 min
A surreal report from the peripheries of 'the people's home'. Maggie, a Kenyan woman who loves gold jewellery and suffers from severe pigeon phobia, lives in a Malmö suburb. A journey into a wild, life-affirming and mentally disordered world.
Alt er relativt (Orig.) / 2008 / Denmark / 75 min
"Everything is Relative" is a kaleidoscopic fusion of documentary sequences, archive material and tableau's of human beings. It seeks to portray how our reactions to challenges in life are relative to the conditions that guide our individual lives.