Icelandic director Logi Hilmarsson premieres his new documentary ‘Atomy’

A new Icelandic documentary is premiering in Reykjavik tonight. Atomy follows the journey of quadriplegic social entrepreneur, Brandur, who is paralysed from the neck down, as he goes to Nepal to seek therapy in the hope that it may help … Continue reading Icelandic director Logi Hilmarsson premieres his new documentary ‘Atomy’

Writer, director and actress of Icelandic music mockumentary film ‘BAND’ tells us about her ‘big little story of triumphant sisterhood’

Described as “the make it or break it story of an all-female Icelandic art rock band that probably will not make it and isn’t really a band”, BAND is a funny and heart-breaking ‘mockumentary’ about three women on the brink … Continue reading Writer, director and actress of Icelandic music mockumentary film ‘BAND’ tells us about her ‘big little story of triumphant sisterhood’

A quirky love story about a treehouse, chickens and infertility – ‘An Eternity of You and Me’ director talks about filming her own personal struggle

Denmark-based filmmaker Sanne This decided to make her and her husband, Albert, the subjects of her debut documentary film ‘An Eternity of You and Me’. The film showed at Copenhagen Dox earlier this year, where we saw it online, and … Continue reading A quirky love story about a treehouse, chickens and infertility – ‘An Eternity of You and Me’ director talks about filming her own personal struggle

‘Electric Malady’ documentary shines light on invisible illness EHS – director Marie Lidén talks to us ahead of its premiere at Sheffield Docfest

EHS – Electromagnetic hypersensitivity – is a claimed sensitivity to electromagnetic fields, emitted from everyday electrical items, which cause sufferers to experience unpleasant symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, nausea, sleep disturbances, and more. To try and combat these symptoms, sufferers … Continue reading ‘Electric Malady’ documentary shines light on invisible illness EHS – director Marie Lidén talks to us ahead of its premiere at Sheffield Docfest

CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #3 – the final films in this category and find out who won!

In the final instalment of our coverage of the Copenhagen Film Festival Nordic Award, we look at the final four films in the category, including the winner! For coverage of the other films in the Nordic Award, see our posts … Continue reading CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #3 – the final films in this category and find out who won!

Aslaug Holm talks about her documentary ‘Generation Utoya’, working on ‘A-ha The Movie’, and her next project

Aslaug Holm is a Norwegian filmmaker and has made a number of award-winning shorts and documentaries. In 2021 she co-directed ‘A-ha The Movie’, and directed ‘Generation Utoya’, a documentary about four women who survived the atrocious right-wing terror attack in Utøya … Continue reading Aslaug Holm talks about her documentary ‘Generation Utoya’, working on ‘A-ha The Movie’, and her next project

‘Abyss’ creator Jeppe Lange discusses his hypnotic short film made of 10,000 images linked by artificial intelligence

In a unique film the showed at Copenhagen Film Festival, ‘Abyss’ bombards the senses with thousands of images flashing before your eyes and morphing into one another, stitched together by Google’s AI. The creator of this is Danish visual artist … Continue reading ‘Abyss’ creator Jeppe Lange discusses his hypnotic short film made of 10,000 images linked by artificial intelligence

CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #2 – Four more powerful films exploring personal stories about family, suicide, and living with a visual impairment

Documentaries are often designed to take you to new places, to learn about people you might never otherwise have known about, and in these four picks we certainly do that as we are swept from Sweden to Greenland, from Norway … Continue reading CPH:DOX 2022 Nordic Award #2 – Four more powerful films exploring personal stories about family, suicide, and living with a visual impairment

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy

Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX) is back for 2022, starting on 23rd March and finishing this coming weekend. This year sees the return of in-person events and screenings all over Copenhagen city, and we flew out there to check it … Continue reading Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2022: Four films in the Nordic award that examine electro-sensitivity, burnout, karaoke, and the Swedish pandemic strategy