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True Story, episode 43: Scarecrows
24. 7. 2022

True Story, episode 43: Scarecrows

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"Sometimes we have to be frightening to be safe." Director Laila Pakalnina and producer Uldis Cekulis talk about their new project Scarecrows, following people working at the airports who make sure birds do not cross paths with the planes.
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True Story, episode 42: Pianoforte
3. 7. 2022

True Story, episode 42: Pianoforte

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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.
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True Story, episode 41: 5 Pills Away
26. 6. 2022

True Story, episode 41: 5 Pills Away

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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.
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True Story, episode 40: Up in the Air
12. 6. 2022

True Story, episode 40: Up in the Air

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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.
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True Story, episode 39: Shut the Fuck Up!
1. 6. 2022

True Story, episode 39: Shut the Fuck Up!

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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.
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True Story, episode 38: Ivars Zviedris
22. 5. 2022

True Story, episode 38: Ivars Zviedris

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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.
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True Story, episode 37: KIX - The Story of a Street Kid
9. 5. 2022

True Story, episode 37: KIX - The Story of a Street Kid

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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.
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True Story, episode 36: Mariia Ponomarova
1. 5. 2022

True Story, episode 36: Mariia Ponomarova

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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.
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True Story, episode 35: Marianna Kaat
7. 4. 2022

True Story, episode 35: Marianna Kaat

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In November 2021, we talked to Marianna Kaat, Estonian director and producer, about her upcoming film The Last Relic, which won the East Doc Doc Platform Award in 2018. Marianna explains how she combines her directing and producing work, and much more.
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True Story, episode 34: Judgment in Hungary
13. 3. 2022

True Story, episode 34: Judgment in Hungary

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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.
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