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Photographer of War: three perspectives, one DOK

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Photographer of War
Photographer of War © DOK Leipzig 2019 / director Boris Benjamin Betram

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.

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Lateinamerikanische Tage: jury insights

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Lateinamerikanische Tage
Sideview Schaubühne Lindenfels, 8th Lateinamerikanische Tage. Photo: Sudaca e.V.

LeipGlo contributor Heiner was in the jury for the Lateinamerikanische Tage competition, and shares his experience and some recommendations from the lineup. Your entry point into the rich Latin American landscape the fest represents – it starts today.

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Parasite: South Korea’s first Palme winner hits Leipzig

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Parasite Cast
By Kinocine PARKJEAHWAN4wiki - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

Parasite by Bong Joon-Ho will open this year’s Filmkunstmesse and its first Kinotage Leipzig. Find out if the film holds up to the hype and what we think of this year’s family class struggle Palme d’Or winner in the official Leipzig Glocal review.

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Polyloid 2019: film festival for Leipzig East

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Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)

Leipzig East Film Festival: Polyloid 2019 starts this weekend with all showtimes on Leipglo

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Panorama and Monos, South American critics’ darling

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Panorama favorite Monos
"Monos" film screenshot, YouTube. © Alejandro Landes

Alejandro Landes’s new fever-dream film, “Monos,” has critics raving about its deft mix of “Lord of the Flies,” “Apocalypse Now” and contemporary socio-political climate.

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Chasing Werner Herzog through DOK Leipzig

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Fan girls take a selfie with Werner Herzog, CineStar Leipzig, 29 Oct 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
Fan girls take a selfie with Werner Herzog, CineStar Leipzig, 29 Oct 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

And just like that, inconspicuously, the director of Fitzcarraldo walks in.

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