Europe Day 2023: Europe is yours!

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    Europe is yours! That's the theme of Europe Day, a celebration of European democracy and its shared values through cultural activities, taking place each year on May 9th. For this special occasion, IDFA presents in collaboration with the European Cultural Foundation three recent documentary films centering Europe and its inhabitants: #387, Chelas nha Kau and the IDFA prizewinning Mr. Landsbergis.

    Watch them for free via the links below from May 9 till 14, 2023.

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    • Madeleine Leroyer
    • 2019

      A compelling and empathetic investigative documentary about the passengers of a ship that sank off the Libyan coast during the 2015 refugee crisis. Through a variety of methods, researchers try to discover the identity of the victims.

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      Chelas nha Kau

      • Bataclan 1950, Bagabaga Studios
      • 2020

        The Portuguese rappers Bataclan 1950 use film and music to focus on racism and solidarity. Much of the time it’s the young music makers themselves behind the camera, making an honest portrait of life in the Chelas neighborhood in Lisbon.

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        Mr. Landsbergis

        • Sergei Loznitsa
        • 2021

          Singing even a peaceful song can unleash a revolution. Lithuanian politician Vytautas Landsbergis looks back on his country’s independence struggle in this captivating masterclass on the collapse of the Soviet Union by the great chronicler Sergei Loznitsa.

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