This year the Virtual Reality projects of DOK Neuland are shown under the titel: “No Chaos No Change”.
Leaving home and family behind, Fati takes the difficult and dangerous journey to Europe to give herself and her children a better future.
The Chinese director came up with the idea for her film when she couldn’t pay in cash at the register, but only with her cell phone. Later, Tan Hang took a closer look at her 100 yuan banknote.
“What is the point of the film?” asks a passer-by. “I don’t know myself,” answers Pawel – filmmaker of the “Balcony Movie”.
Together with its protagonist Aliona Gloukhova, the film “Our Quiet Place” explores the limits of memory and the possibilities of reconnecting with past. DOK Spotter Cassia has watched it for us.
Every year the DOK Spotters start the festival week with an interview with the director. This year Christoph Terhechte told us what is special about his second year at the festival, what he does during the week and which films we cannot miss at the 64th edition of DOK Leipzig.