In the conclusion to our Top 10 Movies of 2019, our film writer Heiner looks at the final five entries. Including major Oscar contenders, smaller indie fare and the best film of the year and perhaps the decade.
The Oscar nominations come out Monday. How many of our film critic’s picks will have made it to the list? How many of these have you watched so far?
“The most conservative city in the US?” Filmmaker Fernanda Pessoa talks about how her recent documentary, “Arid Zone,” brought her back to a formative place in her youth. #DOKLeipzig
LeipGlo contributors Justina, Áine and Heiner all went to see DOK Leipzig 2019 competition entry “Photographer of War” by Boris Benjamin Betram. Their diverging reactions and thoughts on the film are chronicled in our feature.
DRC is seen as one of the world’s worst basket cases. In an animated short presented at DOK Leipzig, filmmakers from both the former colony and its European metropole brilliantly illustrate what dependency means for the African country, and our role in it.
“I spent two days at DOK Leipzig 2019 watching as many movies as I could, and recommend that you do the same if you have the time.”