3. 7. 2022
True Story, episode 42: Pianoforte
With director Jakub Piątek and producer Maciej Kubicki about their project Pianoforte, an intimate coming-of-age portrait of young pianists taking part in the legendary International Chopin Piano Competition.
26. 6. 2022
True Story, episode 41: 5 Pills Away
With director Karolina Domagalska and producer Anna Stylinska about their documentary 5 Pills Away following four women friends from Abortion Dream Team who step in and lead a revolution when Polish government introduces a near-total abortion ban.
12. 6. 2022
True Story, episode 40: Up in the Air
At the East Doc Platform in March 2022, we talked to Ukrainian director Oksana Syhareva and producer Nataliia Pogudina about their documentary project Up in the Air which follows Ukrainian aerial artists from Kharkiv before and after the Russian invasion.
1. 6. 2022
True Story, episode 39: Shut the Fuck Up!
With Ukrainian filmmaker Taisiia Kutuzova about her new project Shut the Fuck Up!, following a shy Ukrainian young man Serhiy, outraged by corruption and injustice in his village near Kyiv, who becomes a whistleblower.
25. 5. 2022
The Pitching Interview or the Platinum Anniversary with a "Golden" Stamp
A special interview between Filip Remunda, Andrea Prenghyová and Jan Gogola Jr. about the beginnings, the past and the present of the Institute of Documentary Film.
22. 5. 2022
True Story, episode 38: Ivars Zviedris
Director Ivars Zviedris talks about his film Latvian Coyote, in which he follows smugglers and illegal immigrants, and reveals interesting information about his new project - a documentary musical.
9. 5. 2022
True Story, episode 37: KIX - The Story of a Street Kid
Director and producer Bálint Révész discusses his recent project KIX - The Story of a Street Kid. For ten years, Bálint has followed a troubled street kid, Sanyi, a public enemy facing involuntary manslaughter charges at the age of 16.
1. 5. 2022
True Story, episode 36: Mariia Ponomarova
In March 2022, Ivona Remundová talked to Ukrainian producer and director Mariia Ponomarova about the need to listen to Ukrainian voices, her Ex Oriente Film workshop experience with documentary project Nice Ladies, and much more.
10. 4. 2022
“Every day there is such a high temperature in society that every fictional story is just not interesting.” An interview with Rada Sesic
We talked to Rada Sesic, programmer at IDFA and Sarajevo Film Festival, who has been involved in the IDF's activities, including the Ex Oriente Film workshop and the East Doc Platform, for years.
13. 3. 2022
True Story, episode 34: Judgment in Hungary
With documentary filmmaker Eszter Hajdú, an episode on Hungary’s restrictive government, normalized racism against the Roma community, and generational differences when speaking out on injustice.