Alongside fiction films depicting emerging voices, nine of the Panorma sidebar’s 45 features are documentaries about creative talents.
There’s a good chance that a female filmmaker will walk away with the Golden Bear for the second year in a row.
The festival doesn’t try to keep glamour at a pronounced distance from anything that might be considered unsightly.
It was clear that current issues and events had a significant impact on the programming decisions.
Doclisboa offers a vertiginously eclectic and vast lineup, with a mishmash of old and new films from a multitude of countries.
A yearning for tolerance united many of the festival’s films.
This year’s New York Film Festival main slate, the most geographically far-flung in recent memory, features 30 films from 22 different countries.
With Ray & Liz, Richard Billingham reaches further into the dark recesses of his childhood to deliver a richly evocative portrait of working-class life in the British Midlands.