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Eastern European Media

Described as “performative research into the court archive of the 'Kunarac et al.' case known as the ‘Foca Rape Camp Trial’” before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Kumjana Novakova’s 'Silence of Reason' took this critic’s prize for the most powerful nonfiction film at the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival (August 11–18).
It has been deeply troubling to watch our peers in the Ukrainian film community have their lives and work unraveled by the horrors of war. The
Conceived by a group of high school students in 1997, the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Ji.hlava IDFF) marks its 25th anniversary
“Above all, do no harm “is a maxim held sacred by doctors and medical students all over the world. But in Alexander Nanau’s Collective, a blistering
The 22nd annual Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic ran October 25 - 30. It took one Lyft, two planes and one
The 15th Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (March 23-30) presented 62 films from 36 countries, and brought together
In the provinces of Central Europe, two of the winning films at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival show the persistence of provincial
In recent years, the West has shifted its gaze to Georgian cinema as more and more documentaries from the Caucasian region receive accolades at
A look at the documentary community in Central and Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on the Czech Republic.
The mutable, enigmatic nature of documentary films was never more apparent than at the Robert Flaherty Soviet American Seminar, held in Riga, Latvia