Nominated for the Beeld & Geluid IDFA ReFrame Award

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    From across the program, an international jury will choose the winner of the Beeld & Geluid IDFA ReFrame Award. The following films are in the running for this cross-section award.

    Nominated for the Beeld & Geluid ReFrame Award

    American Journal

    • Arnaud des Pallières
    • 2022

      A collage of street scenes, news footage and anonymous archive material shows the United States at the height of its power. However, the tone of this collective visual diary gradually shifts from euphoria to nightmare.

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      Colette and Justin

      • Alain Kassanda
      • 2022

        Debut filmmaker Alain Kassanda and his grandparents explore their family history in this richly layered portrait, drawing together politics and personal memories. The upheavals of post-colonial Congo feel palpably close.

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        Manifesto

        • Angie Vinchito
        • 2022

          A dark mosaic of often-shocking videos that Russian teenagers have posted on social media. Clip after clip shows how aggression and oppression in schools is unwittingly passed on to the next generation.

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          Non-Aligned: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

          • Mila Turajlić
          • 2022

            Based on unseen 35mm material, Non-Aligned retraces the birth of the Non-Aligned Movement during the era of decolonization. Forming a documentary diptych with Ciné-guerrillas, it examines how cinema gave expression to their political dream.

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            In viaggio

            • Gianfranco Rosi
            • 2022

              Gianfranco Rosi presents a chaotic and unjust world, as seen through the eyes of Pope Francis. The director draws from archive material, news reports and footage from his own work in this film about the many journeys made by the church head.

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              The March on Rome

              • Mark Cousins
              • 2022

                To this day, Benito Mussolini’s style of fascism continues to inspire authoritarian leaders. The March on Rome shows how Mussolini used intimidation and violence to seize power, and how he used propaganda to mythologize events.

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                The Natural History of Destruction

                • Sergei Loznitsa
                • 2022

                  A painfully topical archive documentary mainly featuring footage of Allied bombing during the Second World War. Following in the footsteps of W.G. Sebald, Loznitsa asks whether mass destruction can ever be morally justified.

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                  Private Footage

                  • Janaína Nagata
                  • 2022

                    A desktop documentary using open source research to expose the appalling reality beyond the frames of a carefree family vacation film, shot in early-1960s South Africa.

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                    R 21 aka Restoring Solidarity

                    • Mohanad Yaqubi
                    • 2022

                      Militant films made between 1960 and 1980 presented the Palestinian struggle as a shining example to Japanese people opposed to US hegemony. An epilogue questions the boundary between sympathy, propaganda and identification.

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                      Solmatalua

                      • Rodrigo Ribeiro-Andrade
                      • 2022

                        If collective memory exists, this may be what it looks like. An intuitive collage of people, landscapes, performances and impressionistic scenes emanate directly from the African diaspora in Brazil. Poetic and experimental, between ritual and activism.

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                        The Super 8 Years

                        • Annie Ernaux, David Ernaux-Briot
                        • 2022

                          Writer Annie Ernaux looks back at her and her family’s home movies, shot with a Super 8 camera in the 1970s and 1980s. What do the films have to say about who they were then, and about the times in which they were living?

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                          The Yellow Ceiling

                          • Isabel Coixet
                          • 2022

                            A powerful account of abuse at a Spanish youth theater school. Testimonies from victims offer insight into the cunning manipulations of the perpetrator, who placed all his actions within the context of “theater.”

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