The BBC Micro:bit is a pocket-sized mini computer specially designed to teach young children the basics of programming and engineering. It has 25 built-in LEDs, buttons, sensors and many input/output
The screening of 22.03 is part of the opening ceremony of the festival and will be followed by an Q&A by the directors
Latif al Ani, father of Iraqi photography, portrayed his homeland for more than 30 years. His photographs, taken long before wars would devastate the country, show Iraq as we have rarely seen it. Al A
Three children temporarily removed from their parents find friendship and a spark of hope within the walls of an orphanage in eastern Ukraine. In this war-torn and impoverished region, where addiction
She was Germany's first female Chancellor and immediately one of the longest-serving ever. She saw no less than four American presidents come and go while at the head of one of Europe's most important
In late 2018, Chinese scientist He caused a shockwave in the entire scientific community. His experiment had led to the birth of babies whose DNA had been altered by scientists for the first time: he
The screening of 23.03 will be followed by an Q&A with the directors
When the strongest earthquake ever measured in Chile strikes an island in the south, residents give meaning to the natural disaster through their mythical stories and beliefs. Ten-Ten, Cai-Cai tells t
The screening of 23.03 is followed by a Q&A with the director
Can a person be held accountable for the crimes he committed as a child soldier? As a nine-year-old boy, Dominic Ongwen was abducted and conscripted into Joseph Kony's army of child soldiers. He was t
The screening of 23.03 will be followed by an Q&A with the director and the main character
Filmmaker Nevine's childhood is all about the Kurdish cause. Her mother, a staunch activist, has defended the Kurdish people all her life, a struggle she herself inherited from her father. Now that he
Towering high above the overcrowded, noisy and hectic streets of New Delhi, a lone bird of prey soars through the sky. At first glance, the majestic black kite seems spared from the swirling bustle an
For thirteen years, Danish filmmaker Lea Glob follows artist Apolonia Sokol. In 2009, the young woman's life looks like any artist's ultimate dream: she studies in Paris at one of Europe's most p
The screening of 23.03 will by followed by an Q&A by prof. dr. Frederic Vermeulen (faculty economy KU Leuven)
The Kenyan village of Kogutu is the site of one of the biggest test cases on the impact of a universal basic income. For 12 years, every resident will receive a fixed monthly amount, with no stri
The screening of 23.03 is part of the Opening of ScienceVille, is proceeded by an introduction to ScienceVille and will be followed by a reception with music from the Big Brain Band
Legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog delves into the mysteries of the brain (artificial or otherwise). Do we really have autonomy over our thoughts? Do we live in a shared fantasy? Is telepathy possible?
In Israel, children know from an early age that they will have to fight for their homeland. After all, once eighteen, everyone there must do compulsory army service, and in their troubled country, tha
Is the secret to a long and healthy life to be found in the bowel movements of inhabitants of a small Greek island? Is it possible to emigrate to another planet? Did you know that the mirror images of
Twice a year, the Public department of the Flemish Audiovisual Fund organizes an inspirational day on striking themes for cinemas, film distributors, festivals, cultural centers and other film organiz
Living in harmony with nature, it is a dream of many, but a reality for Zoe Lucas. She has lived on the nearly uninhabited Canadian island known as Sable Island for 40 years. As naturalist and conserv
Latif al Ani, father of Iraqi photography, portrayed his homeland for more than 30 years. His photographs, taken long before wars would devastate the country, show Iraq as we have rarely seen it. Al A
The opiate crisis in the United States continues to claim victims. For passionate photographer and activist Nan Goldin, it is clear who is responsible for the - often fatal - addiction of millions of
This visual gem takes you to Bombay Beach, an abandoned town situated at a toxic lake in the middle of the California desert, which is given an unexpected second life. While the desolate landscap
The screening of 24.03 will be followed by an Q&A with prof. Koenraad Van Meerbeek (Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen, KU Leuven)
The biodiversity crisis should worry us as much as the climate crisis according to a lot of experts. Species are dying out so fast that scientists speak of a possible "sixth mass extinction. The globa
Can a person be held accountable for the crimes he committed as a child soldier? As a nine-year-old boy, Dominic Ongwen was abducted and conscripted into Joseph Kony's army of child soldiers. He was t
A wealthy British estate agent is impaled by a fall from the fourth floor onto the fence surrounding his luxury flat. His death raises eyebrows among a team of BuzzFeed journalists. Eventually, they c
The screening of 24.03 will be followed by a "Live dissection" on a digital dissection table, performed by prof. Diethard Monbaliu
Have you ever seen the inside of your own body? This documentary takes you on a journey through the body. Quite literally. During surgeries, endoscopic cameras discover the body from the inside and gi
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán has sometimes been referred to as "the cinematic conscience of Chile": for more than 40 years he has documented the turbulent events in his native
The screening of 24.03 will be followed by an Q&A with the director and with the major of Leuven, one of the main characters in the documentary
A central city is tossed back and forth between preparations for a major festive event - the Cycling World Championships - and hostage-taking by COVID-19. Like a contemporary chronicler, director Lode
The screening of 24.03 is followed by a Q&A with the directors
A few years ago, Alain Platel, renowned choreographer, invited twelve musicians from Kinshasa for a unique performance, a special symbiosis of baroque and African music. During the two-year tour throu
A neutrino: one of the most intriguing elementary particles in physics. So small that they pass through the entire earth in a fraction of a second without anything getting in their way, (almost) witho
A lot has changed since Vesalius taught anatomy in public in Leuven. The newest evolution in the study of anatomy is the digital dissection table. Using specific software with which 3D reconstruc
After their independence in the early 1960s, a load of Soviet ambassadors descends on some young African nations to express their enthusiastic support and offer assistance in the technical, social and
Come and discover the starry sky in the Mobile Planetarium, specially set up for DOCVILLE in the courtyards at 30CC Wagehuys. A special 360° film projection on the dome above you takes you on a 
I think I saw a wild animal sneaking into the foyer earlier. Can you find the stuffed wolf?
Take a seat at one of our tablets to discover the world through fun 'scientific' apps. Dive into the clouds, let it thunder or snow and learn more about the weather by playing with sun, sky, wate
Doing experiments on humans is not easy. Fortunately, we seem to have a lot in common with animals, with the tiny worm C. elegans for example. Can we learn something about humans by studying this tiny
What if you've never met "others" before? DOCVILLE winner Bruno Jorge (Piripkura) once again takes us in tow, deep into the Amazon jungle in search of the Korubo, a completely isolated group of indige
Eighteen psychoanalysts let themselves to be looked into their souls, and the results are quite astonishing. For today Freud's psychoanalytic theory is seen as pseudoscience by many scientists, in ot
Kristos is the only child on a small Greek island with only 30 inhabitants left. He is ten by now and the very last student of the devoted teacher Maria. As the end of elementary school approaches, Kr
A little wolf is born in Germany, where he grows up in his pack and, by trial and error, gradually learns everything he needs to go out into the world as an adult wolf. When his time comes, he embarks
The screening of Wolf will be followed by a Q & A especially for children. Director Cees van Kempen explains how he went about filming wild animals in nature. What do you have to bear in mind? Shhh.
As a documentary filmmaker, how do you deal with the subject of your documentary? Subject takes a look at five documentaries that had great commercial success and examines their impact on the lives of
Why do we as a modern, Western, powerful society fail to stop atrocities like the genocide in Rwanda or Srebrenica? Why do we react in some places and not in others? What are the real reasons behind t
Have you ever seen the inside of your own body? This documentary takes you on a journey through the body. Quite literally. During surgeries, endoscopic cameras discover the body from the inside and gi
A humpback whale is beached on a remote shore. The struggle to save his life is the start of a journey of discovery into the special world of these extraordinary creatures, denizens of the world
A smart design of the city with greenery and water ensures a nice, beautiful and, above all, healthy living environment for everyone who lives in the city. By measuring the quality of small water samp
The screening of 25.03 will be followed by a DOCVILLE Plus pangeldisussion - Worden bejaarden te veel betutteld (in Dutch)
What kind of person do you imagine when you describe the over-75s? A cute oldie who spends days in front of the TV? Someone who only revives when the (grand)children visit? A somewhat d
An encounter with former fighters of the Islamic State who are imprisoned in a heavily guarded prison camp in Syrian Kurdistan. From honest conversations with jihadists about their fundamentalist beli
Two-time Oscar-nominated director Steve James tells the incredible story of Ted Hall, a very young physics genius recruited in 1944 to help develop the US atomic bomb. With Germany clearly losing the
Be amazed by awesome experiments with fire and ice! In this spectacular show, children see how cool science can be. Paper that burns 120 times faster than regular paper. Dry ice of -79 degrees Ce
In recent years, some senior citizens raised the alarm over the patronization of elderly people. Why does Santa Claus come to a retirement home at all? We are quick to describe "old people" as cute or
De vertoning wordt gevolgd door een nagesprek met Steven Bognar.
In six short portraits, this landmark documentary from 1971 zooms in on what it means to grow up as a woman during that period. Six girls and women aged 5 to 34 open up their hearts and reflect on how
Is the secret to a long and healthy life to be found in the bowel movements of inhabitants of a small Greek island? Is it possible to emigrate to another planet? Did you know that the mirror images of
The screening of 25.03 will be followed by a DOCVILLE Plus Panel discussion about Nuclear Energy (in Dutch)
A plea for nuclear energy from an unexpected angle: legendary director Oliver Stone sees nuclear power as the way to tackle the climate crisis. We urgently need to reduce fossil fuel emissions and gen
Legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog delves into the mysteries of the brain (artificial or otherwise). Do we really have autonomy over our thoughts? Do we live in a shared fantasy? Is telepathy possible?
Until a few years ago, few were willing to speak out in public in favor of nuclear power. Now the situation seems pretty much reversed. Were we too alarming before, or are we too lenient now?  W
This screening is followed by an aftertalk with the director
The wonderful life story of Karl Eriksson, passionate musician, fervent world traveler and free spirit, always on the road and tirelessly searching. He grows up as the son of Bert Eriksson, former lea
The screening of 25.03 will be followed by an Q&A by the director
Bond, James Bond. The iconic name of the legendary character was found by author Ian Fleming in 1952 by an unsuspecting birdwatcher. 60 years later, Matthew Bauer sets off on a mission to discover wha
The screening of 25.03 will be followed by a Q&A with the directors
Mother Irene (103) and daughter Yvette (62) are inseparable. Because Yvette has a mental disability, she is allowed to live with her elderly mother in an assisted care center. But Irene's advanced age
The Kenyan village of Kogutu is the site of one of the biggest test cases on the impact of a universal basic income. For 12 years, every resident will receive a fixed monthly amount, with no stri
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already an integral part of our lives. In social life, the economy, healthcare, the military, traffic and education...there are more and more - sometimes unexpected - a
Insects are great! But not everyone is convinced of that. Encounters between humans and insects often involve a fly swatter, shoe or aerosol and do not always end in favor of the insect. The Insect Ro
Come and discover the starry sky in the Mobile Planetarium, specially set up for DOCVILLE in the courtyards at 30CC Wagehuys. A special 360° film projection on the dome above you takes you on a 
I think I saw a wild animal sneaking into the foyer earlier. Can you find the stuffed wolf?
Take a seat at one of our tablets to discover the world through fun 'scientific' apps. Dive into the clouds, let it thunder or snow and learn more about the weather by playing with sun, sky, wate
Mother Irene (103) and daughter Yvette (62) are inseparable. Because Yvette has a mental disability, she is allowed to live with her elderly mother in an assisted care center. But Irene's advanced age
In small blocks of 15 minutes, we see a special part of the world through the eyes of a child. Of interest not only for the young target group (children between 9 and 12 years) but for everyone in the
A little wolf is born in Germany, where he grows up in his pack and, by trial and error, gradually learns everything he needs to go out into the world as an adult wolf. When his time comes, he embarks
What kind of person do you imagine when you describe the over-75s? A cute oldie who spends days in front of the TV? Someone who only revives when the (grand)children visit? A somewhat d
The screening of 26.03 is followed by an (optional) nature walk in the city
You don't have to travel to the other side of the world to be amazed by the wonders of nature. Beautiful images of familiar and less familiar animals in close-by regions tell the hopeful story of
It was one of the most puzzling art thefts of a generation: in 1985, a groundbreaking work by Willem de Kooning was cut from its frame and stolen from a museum in Arizona. For years it was untraceable
An encounter with former fighters of the Islamic State who are imprisoned in a heavily guarded prison camp in Syrian Kurdistan. From honest conversations with jihadists about their fundamentalist beli
The screening of 26.03 will be followed by a DOCVILLE Plus panel discussion (in Dutch)
Eighteen psychoanalysts let themselves to be looked into their souls, and the results are quite astonishing. For today Freud's psychoanalytic theory is seen as pseudoscience by many scientists, in ot
During this workshop you will have the opportunity to learn how to work with Arduino. Numerous fun projects can be realized with this, from robots with smart sensors to own game controllers. The possi
Following the screening of Our Nature, De Film, you can discover the wonderful world of the Stadspark. Which animals live there? Do you recognize them by their droppings? The walk is suitable for fami
After their independence in the early 1960s, a load of Soviet ambassadors descends on some young African nations to express their enthusiastic support and offer assistance in the technical, social and
A lifeless body, in a corner of the festival meadow… This is a case for a top forensic team! Dig into the archive for the clues, review the lab analysis and use your instincts to solve this case! Th
The screening of 26.03 will be followed by a Q&A with the director
Belgium is known worldwide for its beer. Oscar-nominated director Jerry Franck travels to the small Belgian community near Brussels where the local beer Lambic is brewed. Lambic is one of the oldest,
Is psychoanalysis, once developed by Sigmund Freud, by now a outdated pseudoscience? Or is it still a valid tool within therapy?  Debate with Filip Buekens (Professor of Philosophy, KU Leuv
Hetty Helsmoortel invites three speakers to talk about artificial intelligence, lie detectors and learning worms. The three interactive lectures at the level of children from about 8 years o
For 12 years, Rita Patiño, an indigenous woman from northern Mexico, was locked up in an psychiatric hospital in Kansas, USA, after she was found in a local church in 1983. Because she spoke neither
This screening is followed by an Q&A with the directors
The legendary Chelsea Hotel, an icon of 1960s counterculture and a haven for famous artists and intellectuals including Patti Smith, Janis Joplin and the superstars of Warhol's Factory, is under renov
The screening of 26.03 will be led by Cassandra Van der Sijpt (PhD candidate in theoretical astrophysics, KU Leuven).
A neutrino: one of the most intriguing elementary particles in physics. So small that they pass through the entire earth in a fraction of a second without anything getting in their way, (almost) witho
The screening of 26.03 will be led by Prof. Bart Vandenbussche (Astronomy, KU Leuven) who will explain more about Earth 2.0 and how a Leuven experiment will go into space in 2024. Afterwards, everyone is welcome to look at the stars
Is there an alternative to Earth should it become unlivable due to human activity? With the development of the James Webb Telescope, astronomy has a fantastic new tool to study the universe. A special
100 years ago, in late October 1922, fascist Blackshirts led by Mussolini marched to Rome in a grand parade. It was the beginning of Mussolini's fascist regime that would last until 1943. Award-w
Two-time Oscar-nominated director Steve James tells the incredible story of Ted Hall, a very young physics genius recruited in 1944 to help develop the US atomic bomb. With Germany clearly losing the
The screening of 26.03 will be followed by an afterword with Prof. Karel Van Acker (Faculty of Engineering, KU Leuven)
Almost every spot on Earth has already become the target of man in search of valuable resources. But now a new hitherto unexplored area is coming into focus: the deep ocean floor. There, coveted metal
De vertoning wordt gevolgd door een nagesprek met de regisseur.
Young recruits undergo a basic military training in the Belgian army. The amiable commander Van Dyck tries to teach them a new way of looking, listening and thinking through role-playing. An intriguin
Canadian photographer Christopher Herwig has a crazy fondness for unusual bus stops dating from the Soviet era. Back then, everything, including architecture, was under strict central authority. Build
A funeral car drives through the streets of Medellín as a young director recounts his past in this violent and conservative city. He recalls the production of his first film, a B-movie with ghosts. T
Can a person be held accountable for the crimes he committed as a child soldier? As a nine-year-old boy, Dominic Ongwen was abducted and conscripted into Joseph Kony's army of child soldiers. He was t
Filmmaker Nevine's childhood is all about the Kurdish cause. Her mother, a staunch activist, has defended the Kurdish people all her life, a struggle she herself inherited from her father. Now that he
Sabam for Culture has been committed to the promotion, development and dissemination of its audiovisual repertoire for decades. For example, Sabam supports directors and/or screenwriters directly thro
Is there an alternative to Earth should it become unlivable due to human activity? With the development of the James Webb Telescope, astronomy has a fantastic new tool to study the universe. A special
The screening of 27.03 will be followed by an Q&A by the director
Bond, James Bond. The iconic name of the legendary character was found by author Ian Fleming in 1952 by an unsuspecting birdwatcher. 60 years later, Matthew Bauer sets off on a mission to discover wha
Eet je meer chips van een blauw bord? Hoe slim zijn slimme weegschalen? Waarom heeft Europa mentholsigaretten verboden? Zijn vaccins eigenlijk halal? Klopt het dat mannen net zo emotioneel zijn als vr
A few years ago, Alain Platel, renowned choreographer, invited twelve musicians from Kinshasa for a unique performance, a special symbiosis of baroque and African music. During the two-year tour throu
In Israel, children know from an early age that they will have to fight for their homeland. After all, once eighteen, everyone there must do compulsory army service, and in their troubled country, tha
The screening of 27.03 will be followed by a Q&A by prof. Martin Kohlrausch (Department of History, KU Leuven)
She was Germany's first female Chancellor and immediately one of the longest-serving ever. She saw no less than four American presidents come and go while at the head of one of Europe's most important
This screening is followed by an Q&A with the directors
Belgian Association of Authors, Composers and Publishers Sabam supports audiovisual authors in various ways. There is support for filmmakers who have already earned their stripes, but also for young a
Work, work, work. Our job is often crucial to our identity, and we spend more time on it than time with family or friends. In South Korea, they work so much that computers are compulsorily turned off
The screening on 27.03 is followed bv a DOCVILLE Plus Panel Talk - AIAIAI Live Podcast
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already an integral part of our lives. In social life, the economy, healthcare, the military, traffic and education...there are more and more - sometimes unexpected - a
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the directors and with Walter Arfeuille (main subject)
Walter Arfeuille has everything of a tragic hero. All his life he wants to be the strongest and the toughest. He will do anything to beat his great rival, muscle-man John Massis, known in Flanders as
The screening of 27.03 will be followed by a Q&A with the director
Belgium is known worldwide for its beer. Oscar-nominated director Jerry Franck travels to the small Belgian community near Brussels where the local beer Lambic is brewed. Lambic is one of the oldest,
We can no longer ignore it: artificial intelligence is everywhere in our society. But what exactly does it mean? Come listen to the live recording of AI AI AI, the podcast about serious and not so ser
What if you've never met "others" before? DOCVILLE winner Bruno Jorge (Piripkura) once again takes us in tow, deep into the Amazon jungle in search of the Korubo, a completely isolated group of indige
Katia and Maurice Krafft were two passionate volcanologists who traveled the world to get as close as possible to and film active volcanoes. Their groundbreaking footage of eruptions and their afterma
Canadian photographer Christopher Herwig has a crazy fondness for unusual bus stops dating from the Soviet era. Back then, everything, including architecture, was under strict central authority. Build
Why do we as a modern, Western, powerful society fail to stop atrocities like the genocide in Rwanda or Srebrenica? Why do we react in some places and not in others? What are the real reasons behind t
Almost every spot on Earth has already become the target of man in search of valuable resources. But now a new hitherto unexplored area is coming into focus: the deep ocean floor. There, coveted metal
For 12 years, Rita Patiño, an indigenous woman from northern Mexico, was locked up in an psychiatric hospital in Kansas, USA, after she was found in a local church in 1983. Because she spoke neither
Towering high above the overcrowded, noisy and hectic streets of New Delhi, a lone bird of prey soars through the sky. At first glance, the majestic black kite seems spared from the swirling bustle an
What if you were isolated from life on Earth for three long years? That is one of the challenges NASA is currently addressing as plans for a manned mission to Mars are in the pipeline. Astronauts will
The screening of 28.03 will be followed by an Q&A with prof. Filip Volckaert (Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics, KU Leuven)
Living in harmony with nature, it is a dream of many, but a reality for Zoe Lucas. She has lived on the nearly uninhabited Canadian island known as Sable Island for 40 years. As naturalist and conserv
Wetenschapswatcher en Nerdland-medeoprichter Hetty Helsmoortel nodigt enkele wetenschappers uit op het podium om hun onderzoek voor te stellen. Ontdek boeiende hot topics uit verschillende wetens
Filmmakers, come listen to the Science Talkies where scientists explain their research. Afterwards, meet the scientists during a speed date and work out your own documentary film project. Afterwards,
This screening is followed by an Q&A with the directors
In 2009, the Belgian ship Pompeii was harshly hijacked by Somali pirates. A remarkable, blood-curdling story that has little in common with the nostalgic rebellious Hollywood image the word piracy evo
The opiate crisis in the United States continues to claim victims. For passionate photographer and activist Nan Goldin, it is clear who is responsible for the - often fatal - addiction of millions of
In late 2018, Chinese scientist He caused a shockwave in the entire scientific community. His experiment had led to the birth of babies whose DNA had been altered by scientists for the first time: he
This screening is followed by an aftertalk with the director
'When the shamans stop dancing and life in the rainforest loses its balance, the sky will fall down and crush everything.' That wisdom is passed on from generation to generation by the Yanomami in Bra
The screening of 28.03 is followed by a Q&A by the directors
You don't have to travel to the other side of the world to be amazed by the wonders of nature. Beautiful images of familiar and less familiar animals in close-by regions tell the hopeful story of
It was one of the most puzzling art thefts of a generation: in 1985, a groundbreaking work by Willem de Kooning was cut from its frame and stolen from a museum in Arizona. For years it was untraceable
As reports emerge from China about the application of CRISPR technologies to humans, Europe is also increasingly questioning the growing possibilities. What is allowed with inherited diseases that we
When the strongest earthquake ever measured in Chile strikes an island in the south, residents give meaning to the natural disaster through their mythical stories and beliefs. Ten-Ten, Cai-Cai tells t
This visual gem takes you to Bombay Beach, an abandoned town situated at a toxic lake in the middle of the California desert, which is given an unexpected second life. While the desolate landscap
The biodiversity crisis should worry us as much as the climate crisis according to a lot of experts. Species are dying out so fast that scientists speak of a possible "sixth mass extinction. The globa
A wealthy British estate agent is impaled by a fall from the fourth floor onto the fence surrounding his luxury flat. His death raises eyebrows among a team of BuzzFeed journalists. Eventually, they c
Kristos is the only child on a small Greek island with only 30 inhabitants left. He is ten by now and the very last student of the devoted teacher Maria. As the end of elementary school approaches, Kr
A little wolf is born in Germany, where he grows up in his pack and, by trial and error, gradually learns everything he needs to go out into the world as an adult wolf. When his time comes, he embarks
This screening is followed by an aftertalk with the director
In the early 1970s, a lot of women worked as secretaries or typists. Not feeling represented by the labour movement, they were more than tired of being marginalised: their competences curtailed to fet
For thirteen years, Danish filmmaker Lea Glob follows artist Apolonia Sokol. In 2009, the young woman's life looks like any artist's ultimate dream: she studies in Paris at one of Europe's most p
Oscar winner Steven Bognar (American Factory) travels from his home state of Ohio to DOCVILLE for a unique master class around the films he made during his award-winning career as a documentary filmma
The screening of 29.03 will be followed by an Q&A by the directors
Latif al Ani, father of Iraqi photography, portrayed his homeland for more than 30 years. His photographs, taken long before wars would devastate the country, show Iraq as we have rarely seen it. Al A
This screening is in the presence of the director and will be preceded by a Master class by Academy Award winner Steven Bognar
2008. The General Motors plant in Dayton, Ohio is closing its doors causing thousands of people to lose their jobs. Years later, the arrival of a new Chinese company brings some hope. At first the Ame
What if you were isolated from life on Earth for three long years? That is one of the challenges NASA is currently addressing as plans for a manned mission to Mars are in the pipeline. Astronauts will
The screening of 29.03 will be followed by an Q&A by the director
A central city is tossed back and forth between preparations for a major festive event - the Cycling World Championships - and hostage-taking by COVID-19. Like a contemporary chronicler, director Lode
Katia and Maurice Krafft were two passionate volcanologists who traveled the world to get as close as possible to and film active volcanoes. Their groundbreaking footage of eruptions and their afterma
In six short portraits, this landmark documentary from 1971 zooms in on what it means to grow up as a woman during that period. Six girls and women aged 5 to 34 open up their hearts and reflect on how
Oscar-nominated director, author, actor, poet, explorer ... Werner Herzog is it all. This biographical documentary offers not only an overview of Herzog's life and the groundbreaking films he made, bu
Traditionally, professional documentary makers come together on the last day of DOCVILLE for the annual Day of the Doc. We start with the screening of Subject, followed by a panel discussion about the
De vertoning wordt gevolgd door een tafelgesprek met de regisseur en één van de personages uit de documentaire over de relatie tussen documentairemakers en hun onderwerp.
As a documentary filmmaker, how do you deal with the subject of your documentary? Subject takes a look at five documentaries that had great commercial success and examines their impact on the lives of
A plea for nuclear energy from an unexpected angle: legendary director Oliver Stone sees nuclear power as the way to tackle the climate crisis. We urgently need to reduce fossil fuel emissions and gen
A panel discussion about the relationship between the documentary maker and his subject on the basis of the film Subject. In the presence of Camilla Hall (director Subject), Margaret Ratliff
100 years ago, in late October 1922, fascist Blackshirts led by Mussolini marched to Rome in a grand parade. It was the beginning of Mussolini's fascist regime that would last until 1943. Award-w
Naar aanleiding van een korte lezing van Peter Krüger gaan de documentairemakers in debat over hun rol in de samenleving. Het debat draait om de centrale vraag: moeten we als onafhankelijke makers co
De maatschappij is aan het veranderen. Hoe kijken studenten en jonge filmmakers vandaag naar het documentaire genre en hun toekomst? Waar liggen ze van wakker? Waar willen ze films over maken en op we
A funeral car drives through the streets of Medellín as a young director recounts his past in this violent and conservative city. He recalls the production of his first film, a B-movie with ghosts. T
Oscar-nominated director, author, actor, poet, explorer ... Werner Herzog is it all. This biographical documentary offers not only an overview of Herzog's life and the groundbreaking films he made, bu
Work, work, work. Our job is often crucial to our identity, and we spend more time on it than time with family or friends. In South Korea, they work so much that computers are compulsorily turned off
This screening is part of the closing night of the festival, is preceded by the awards ceremony and followed by a Q&A with the director
The love of film already brought about many wonderful things. For example, the Bradford film club, a somewhat shabby club for amateur filmmakers, founded in 1932 and still alive and kicking. Or should
Three children temporarily removed from their parents find friendship and a spark of hope within the walls of an orphanage in eastern Ukraine. In this war-torn and impoverished region, where addiction
The love of film already brought about many wonderful things. For example, the Bradford film club, a somewhat shabby club for amateur filmmakers, founded in 1932 and still alive and kicking. Or should