DocPoint Picks of the Day: Wednesday, Jan 30th 2019 »

The third day of the festival is full of unique events, excellent documentary films and interesting meetings with the makers! MONROVIA, INDIANA by Frederick Wiseman, who is regarded as the most important American documentarist, provides an insight into the life in the American countryside and starts the day in Kino Regina. BAMBOO STORIES gets its […]

DocPoint picks of the day: Tuesday, Jan 29th 2019 »

The second day of the festival offers a varied selection of the best of new documentary cinema from Finland and abroad. Gems from the archive will also be explored as the Apollo Award winning cinematographer Marita Hällfors will be present at the screening of A BLACK CAT ON THE SNOW (MUSTA KISSA LUMIHANGELLA, 1998) along […]

2019 – Time does not always heal: Helena Třeštíková’s interview »

DocPoint’s retrospective guest is Czech filmmaker Helena Třeštíková. Award-winning director observes and films her protagonists for years, sometimes decades. The documentarist’s style of filmmaking – which has become a trademark of hers – reveals that neither individuals nor societies always learn from the past. The Czech Republic was still communist Czechoslovakia, when Helena Třeštíková, having […]