Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016 - Constructed Realities

Something about the term "hybrid" remains alluring, as do the films to which it can be applied. There is something about a documentary where the lines, intent and methodology are somehow unclear or elusive that draws the viewer in. The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival's 51st edition, held last month,…

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016 Dispatch #2 - Adaptation

In this second dispatch from Doc/Fest, two films adapted from texts of some kind, and an exploration of the various challenges and opportunities that arise from this process. In a way, all filmmaking is about finding the right cinematic language to externalise something that exists only in the head…