Direct and thoughtful, Luka has a distinctive sense of humor; he loves movies and he writes his own screenplays. Piano virtuoso Denis is able to play demanding classical pieces; he is also incredibly intelligent and well-read. He adores The Little Prince so much that he keeps rereading it. Majda likes to rap and isn’t shy about it; her bold lyrics expose the surrounding world with disarming accuracy. Marjamka is able to tell long stories in English, while her tireless brother Ahmed is uncommonly friendly. Five remarkable children that society has consistently and unflatteringly labeled “autistic.”Read more
Five years ago Kisilu, a Kenyan farmer, started to use his camera to capture the life of his family, his village and the damages of climate change. When a violent storm throws him and a Norwegian filmmaker together we see him transform from a father, to community leader to an activist on the global stage.
Thank You For The Rain is a feature documentary by Julia Dahr and Kisilu Musya. It addresses a range of issues linked to climate change, including climate justice, urbanization, gender equality, education, access to water, climate refugees, and adaptation.
Discover the story and legacy of Jacques Mayol, the legendary free-diver whose life became the inspiration for Luc Besson's cult-movie The Big Blue.Read more
After five years of war in Syria, the remaining citizens of Aleppo are getting ready for a siege. We follow the volunteers from The White Helmets as they experience the daily life of death and struggle in the streets of the city. They fight for sanity in a place where war has become the norm.Read more
In April 2017, Moving Docs held a special three-day outreach workshop in Athens, involving a variety of European partners and industry specialists with the aim of taking the pan-European distribution of documentaries to the next level.
Europa Cinemas published this study into audiences.
"The broad consensus seems to be that new products, processes and practices have become essential to take on the challenge of the vastly-increased choices of culture and entertainment. The survey suggests that the battle for consumer time had been widely recognised as the pre-eminent challenge for exhibitors today, ahead even of contentious issues, such as competition from home viewing and release windows."Read more
Do you do outreach work around documentaries? Do you produce impact campaigns? Do you feel you’re building communities from scratch for every new project? We may have a proposal for you...
Moving Docs co-ordinator, Kyveli Short, and Yiangos Hadjiyiannis, Moving Docs partner from Lemesos International Documentary Festival, were invited to speak at a Creative Europe conference in Cyprus.
In 2017, we welcome 6 new partners to the Moving Docs family! :-)Read more