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Beldocs 2016 – The frames of freedom or the lack of it

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One of the youngest film festivals in Serbia, the Belgrade International Documentary Film Festivals – Beldocs, was held for the 9th time this May. For seven days, Belgrade was hosting a big cinematic celebration, open for documentary lovers with the most diverse taste. The slogan of this year’s edition of Beldocs, “Really free”, was not …

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Giovanni Vimercati: Cinema originates from the world

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One of the many guests of this year’s edition of the Belgrade International Documentary Film Festival was Giovanni Vimercati, a young film critic from Italy, who writes for numerous websites and publications (often under the pseudonym Celluloid Liberation Front) and runs his own blog, CLF Project. Giovanni was very kind to talk about the state …

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Really free – an interview with Greg de Cuir

In the break between the wonderful movies screened on Beldocs, I talked to Greg de Cuir – writer, translator, author and the artistic director of the festival. Greg gave an interesting insight in film festival culture, observations regarding documentaries, Balkan films in general and, of course, Beldocs. What would you point out as the trademarks …

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Galina about Athens

“In this year’s edition of AltCine Action, I was a big first timer – first time in Greece, first time on a film festival abroad, first time I had a chance to write movie critics, first time I’ve ever traveled by plane. As you can guess, I’ve had some mild fears about how will I …

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