Films supported by the IDF at CPH:DOX

27. 2. 2023

Author: Veronika Zýková

CPH:DOX has unveiled the program of the 2023 edition. It includes 6 films supported by the Institute of Documentary Film.

Blix Not Bombs
Greta Stocklassa / Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden / 2023 / 83 min / World Premiere

Selections: F:act Award, Predicting the Past
IDF activities: Ex Oriente Film 2020, East Doc Platform 2021 / East Doc Forum, East Doc Platform 2022 / Czech Docs: Coming Soon, East Silver Market 2023

A deep and thorough interview-portrait of Swedish top diplomat Hans Blix, who held world history in his hands in Iraq 20 years ago. International politics dissected with rare insight and elegance.

March 20, 17:00 Empire Bio + Meet Hans Blix in conversation
March 22, 12:45 Cinemateket
March 25, 12:15 Cinemateket

Disturbed Earth 
Kumjana Novakova, Guillermo Carreras-Candi / Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Spain / 2022 / 72 min
Section: Artists & Auteurs
IDF activities: East Silver Market 2021, East Silver Caravan 2021, Silver Eye Award 2021 nominee

Dark and melancholic reflection on the Srebrenica massacre and the tragedy’s reverberations in the half-empty city, where three of the survivors each bear the heavy testimony of the past.

March 16, 17:00 Vester Vov Vov
March 26, 21:15 Cinemateket

Alexander Mihalkovich, Hanna Badziaka / Sweden, Ukraine, Norway / 2023 / 92 min / World Premiere
Section: Dox Award
IDF activities: Ex Oriente Film 2019 / East Doc Forum 2020 

Dark and monumental film from Belarus, where corruption and a brutal military culture push young people to choose sides. A film in two tracks, from rave parties in heavy industrial wastelands to the neo-nationalism of post-Soviet society.

March 16, 21:15 Gloria Biograf
March 20, 19:15 Cinemateket + Meet the directors
March 22, 16:45 Empire Bio
March 24, 14:30 Grand Teatret

Jakub Piątek / Poland / 2023 / 91 min
Section: Sound & Vision
IDF activities: East Doc Platform 2022, East Doc Forum 2022 - Pitch the Doc Prize, DOK Leipzig Accelerator Award for DOK Preview Training

Some of the world’s best young pianists compete in Chopin interpretations at The International Chopin Piano Competition in a riveting adrenaline rush of a film. Classical beauty in a modern setting.

March 18, 20:00 Aveny-T + Q&A with director Jakub Piątek
March 22, 17:00 Stærekassen

The Hamlet Syndrome 
Piotr Rosolowski, Elwira Niewiera / Poland, Germany / 2022 / 85 min
Section: Highlights
IDF activities: East Silver Market 2022, Silver Eye Award 2022 nominee

One of last year’s great festival successes is an eminently observed psychological drama from a small theatre in Ukraine, where a group of untrained actors come together to interpret scenes from Shakespeare and heal their inner wounds.

March 15, 19:00 Cinemateket
March 21, 18:00 Karens Minde Kulturhus + Free vegetarian long table dinner
March 22, 17:00 Aveny-T
March 25, 19:30 Valby Kino

Max Golomidov / Estonia, Japan / 2022 / 73 min
Section: Highlights
IDF activities: East Silver Market 2022, Silver Eye Award 2022 nominee

Beautifully observant film from Tokyo’s answer to Central Park, a much-needed respite for millions of people that daily evolves into a picture-perfect, absurdist piece of real-life theatre.

March 19, 14:30 Gloria Biograf
March 24, 16:30 Cinemateket
March 26, 10:15 Cinemateket

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