PUSH is a new documentary from award-winning director Fredrik Gertten, investigating why we can’t afford to live in our own cities anymore. Housing is a fundamental human right, a precondition to a safe and healthy life. But in cities all around the world, having a place to live is becoming more and more difficult. Who are the players and what are the factors that make housing one of today’s most pressing world issues?
Starting with Victor Kossakovsky and closing with Emir Kusturica, the 22th edition of Docs Barcelona is expected to screen a selection of the best documentariesworldwide. Moving Docs partner Docs Barcelona takes place from the 15th to the 25th of May.Read more
Poland’s biggest documentary film festival is here for the 16th time! Moving Docs partner Millenium Docs Against Gravity takes place May 10-19 in Warsaw, Wrocław, Lublin Bydgoszcz Gdynia and Katowice ( May 11-24) in. It is the only European film festival held in 6 cities simultaneously. The program includes more than 150 films, most of which premier at the festival.Read more
Moving Docs partner Dok.fest Munich (May 8 to 19, 2019) screens 159 films from 51 countries at 20 venues in the city, awards 15 prizes and much more… The goal of the festival is to promote creative documentaries and to make them accessible to a wider audience. This year’s selection includes a retrospective to the awarded Peruvian-Dutch director Heddy Honigmann and European documentaries distributed with the support of Moving Docs and Creative Europe, such as Push, Citizen Europe and Sakawa.Read more
The Open Method of Coordination (OMC) group of experts on circulation of films has published a paper featuring good practices and recommendations to enhance the circulation of European films across the EU.
Moving Docs is excited to continue its collaboration with the European Film Challenge on their next round!
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Nitesh Anjaan, the director of Dreaming Murakami talks to DocLounge and discusses his biggest challenges when making the documentary, his relationship to Murakami and the fascination of translation!
The historian and columnist, Matheus Hagedorny, on the film GOLDEN DAWN GIRLS by Håvard Bustnes, the success of right-wing populism in Europe and the widespread sense of insecurity.
OVER THE LIMIT by Marta Prus was one of three documentaries chosen by Moving Docs in 2018 to be distributed across Europe in partnership with Alphapanda and Moving Docs partners Arte, Autlook in Austria, Cinedoc in Greece, Docs Barcelona in Spain, Makedox in N. Macedonia and Dokudom in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The goal of the campaign was to release OVER THE LIMIT across Europe by pooling resources of all the partners and creating a cost-effective campaign with a limited budget, reaching the right target groups.
Results showed that cinema and VOD income increased almost 50% for some of the partners, bringing in young female audiences ( 18-24 years old). The campaign was also supported by the Polish Film Institute and Polish producer Telemark.Read more
With its powerful and personal story, Thank You For The Rain, which is now available to watch online in our MOVING DOCS Home Cinema, helps students around the world better understand the issue of climate change and climate justice.Read more