CAMERAPERSON (USA 2016, Kirsten Johnson, DOK.international). CAMERAPERSON is a diary of memories and images – a collection of documentary footage from Kirsten Johnson’s 25-year career as a camera operator. A film about the influence of images on the way that we see the world.
DRIES (Belgien, Frankreich, Deutschland 2016, Reiner Holzemer, DOK.panorama). Light, effortless, finely crafted. This is how Dries Van Noten’s creations could be described – if it weren’t for his lust for perfection, poetry and the absolute. Fashion for lively, passionate people – “bigger than life.”
EL HOMBRE QUE VIÓ DEMASIADO – THE MAN WHO SAW TOO MUCH (Mexiko 2015, Trisha Ziff, DOK.guest). Enrique Metinides loves his job as much as it terrifies him. Since the age of nine, he has been photographing the scenes of accidents and is in high demand. This portrait reveals the fragility of life in his pictures as well as that of his own.
HIDDEN PHOTOS (Italien 2016, Davide Grotta, DOK.special). Cambodia: two photographs, two generations, two worlds. While one celebrates a past in the Khmer Rouge, the young generation is looking for a new image of their homeland. A journey to discover HIDDEN PHOTOS.
MYSTERIOUS MASTERPIECE – COLD CASE TORRENTIUS (Niederlande 2016, Maarten de Kroon, DOK.panorama). A mysterious still life has the art world in suspense. To date no one has been able to explain how Torrentius, one of the most infamous libertines of the 17th century, could achieve such photographic perfection. An absorbing thriller from the world of art history.
WILLIAM KENTRIDGE, TRIUMPHS AND LAMENTS (Italien 2016, Giovanni Troilo, DOK.panorama). A monumental portrait of the Eternal City. William Kentridge allows us an insight into the creation of his imposing project, which kaleidoscopically presents the rise and fall of Rome on the riverbed of the Tiber. A Making Of film with a triumphant outcome.