Garage People is the Russian equivalent of Ulrich Seidl’s In the Basement, drenched in vodka and melancholy.
In the Russian doc master's new film, animals which are usually thought of as meat are here observed as fellow living beings.
Using few words, Berlin-based director Teboho Edkins observes the interactions of cattle herders and Chinese immigrant traders in Lesotho, the country where he grew up.
An inspiring, colourful and moving portrait of a young trans and their changing generation.
Sonja Wyss’ latest documentary relates a family fairytale that turned into something more akin to a nightmare.
The Yuletide spirit came late to IFFR in 2020 (or early) with Merry Christmas, Yiwu by Mladen Kovacevic, about Chinese factories serving the indulgent needs of the West.
After we die, it is different people’s jobs to clean, stitch, embalm, drive, lift, lower, burn, and bury our corpses. Carl Olsson’s documentary feature observes them all, in a series…
In Tiger selection Drama Girl, Dutch filmmaker Vincent Boy Kars attempts revise a woman's past by dramatising it.
Exactly one month after the much-debated exhumation of the remains of Spanish dictator Franco, a documentary about the unhealed wounds of the Franco era world premieres at IDFA.
In her first feature-length documentary French director Madeleine Leroyer takes the soulless remains of a refugee as a starting point, in an attempt to identify #387.
Maasja Ooms has a love for teenagers. And this love shines through in every scene in Punks, in which she follows a group of Dutch youngsters at a farm in…
I Walk is an intuitive, unconventional, sometimes anti-aesthetic record of filmmaker Jorgen Leth's attempts to make sense of destruction, old age and fear.
‘All I can look for is an image. An image where you can find me,’ is a sentiment expressed in the opening scene of In a Whisper, and states what…
An Azeri son and filmmaker returns to his mother after eight years – again – in this fascinating self-portrait that carves out its own path between observation and reconstruction.
A mesmerising journey through space, history and emotions, carefully and lovingly crafted from found footage.
With admirable dedication, filmmaker Mehrdad Oskouei has made his fourth documentary on Iranian youth detention.