THE CINEMA TRAVELLERS (Indien 2016, Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya, DOK.horizonte). Year after year two travelling cinema operators take films to the remote provinces of West India. But their 35mm projectors are getting on a bit and the current blockbusters are only available as digital copies. The end of the analogue era has caught up with them too.
UNTITLED (Österreich, Deutschland 2017, Michael Glawogger, Monika Willi, DOK.special). What does a documentary look like „when you let yourself be led by nothing but your own curiosity and intuition“ (Michael Glawogger)? Out of this notion, Monika Willi has put together an extremely vital film essay: entirely in the spirit of the exceptional late Austrian director.
WERNER NEKES – DAS LEBEN ZWISCHEN DEN BILDERN (Deutschland 2017, Ulrike Pfeiffer, DOK.special). An homage to Werner Nekes, one of the most significant German avant-garde filmmakers and collectors, who passed away aged 72 in January 2017. Throughout his life he pursued his interest in film as a medium, seeing and perception and made over 100 films.