Dokufest 2017 Overview

Festival:
The 16th Dokufest

Dates:
August 4-12

About:
The well-respected Prizren, Kosovo festival features a curated collection of approximately 80 international nonfiction feature standouts as well as new regional work, noted below.

Among the more than a dozen works in the Balkan Dox competition are: Daniëlle Bremer’s LORD OF THE HOUSE, following the struggles of a Kosovar midwife to gain her family’s respect; Stefan Malešević’s GORA (pictured), an exploration of a Slavic Muslim people; Aron Sekelj’s LANDSCAPES OF WAR, LANDSCAPES OF PEACE, a meditation on war through the topographies it’s affected; Lidija Zelović’s MY OWN PRIVATE WAR, a personal reflection on the long-lasting scars of war; Ilir Hasanaj’s TO WANT, TO NEED, TO LOVE, which follows a newly broken-up artist couple as they continue to perform together; Robert Tomić Zuber’s A MILLION DOLLAR LIFE, about parents desperately fighting to save their young daughter’s life; and Bojana Burnać’s MY LIFE WITHOUT AIR, on a champion free driver.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Documentary, Film, Film Festivals, Overviews, Recommendations

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s