The 13th edition of the Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held this year from September 3 to 10 in different locations in Belgrade and online, will screen over one hundred films divided into 17 selections.
Here are 5 documentaries not to be missed.
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Das Forum – Marcus Vetter – Germany – Switzerland – 2019-115′
In a time of widespread populism and a growing distrust of the elite, director Marcus Vetter has been following the 81-year-old founder of the controversial “World Economic Forum” for two years as he works to accomplish his mission: to improve the world. When Klaus Schwab writes a letter to climate activist Greta Tunberg after her guest appearance at the “World Economic Forum” in 2019, a dialogue between generations that gives hope begins.
XY CHELSEA – Tim Travers Hawkins – United Kingdom – 2019-92′
XY Chelsea follows Chelsea Manning who is released from prison after serving seven years and starts a new life, but at the same time faces the far-reaching consequences of her past – Wikileaks leaking confidential information that led to her imprisonment, the unwanted fame she gained as one of the most famous whistleblowers in the world and the transition to the woman she always knew she was.
Bewegungen eines nahen Bergs – Sebastian Brameshuber – Austria-France – 2019
In a remote, abandoned industrial site near a centuries-old ore mine in the Austrian Alps, a self-taught mechanic runs a business exporting used cars to his native Nigeria. As he pursues his lonely day-to-day activities with wondrous serenity, past, present and future begin to overlap, and memories of a lost friendship resurface against the backdrop of a mysterious promise of everlasting resources.
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