Mutual exchange is desired in Masterclasses: Legends of documentary and animation films and experts in various fields of specialization share their knowledge and experience with the film professionals.
A part of this year’s homage to Jay Rosenblatt, the master composer of short films, will talk about the question "How To Make the Grim Artfully Appear Beautiful?"
This year’s festival pays tribute to his films in four programmes to engage the viewer’s senses, set out to challenge rather than convince.
Sergei Loznitsa teaches a masterclass about the use of found footage, the interpretation of “extraneous” images, about the frontlines between the documentary and the fictional, about the formative power of montage and the conflict between ideological prerogatives of interpretation. In celebration of 20 years La Lucarne.