International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017 - Medium As Message

"International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) might not be the obvious place to go in search of documentary filmmaking. Doc-focused cousin International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) takes place only an hour away and less than two months before, meaning IFFR, a festival most renowned for experimental short film, isn't exactly overflowing with nonfiction. Its openness toward the outlier and the unconventional, however, makes it a terrific space for finding exemplary films that revel in the in-between and are fluid and flexible with the definition of documentary and what engaging with truth might mean."

Full article on James N. Kienitz Wilkins' Indefinite Pitch, Theo Anthony's Rat Film, Rong Guang Rong's Children Are Not Afraid of Death, Children Are Afraid of Ghosts, John Torres' People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose, Tatsuya Mori's Fake and Dean Fleischer-Camp's Fraud at the International Documentary Association

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