DOK Talk 2022: Conducting the Archive – Conversations on Footage
Documentary films often oscillate between fact-based historiography and personal directing style. They find their material, among other things, in archives – where they are confronted with sometimes corrupted document collections shaped by prevailing power structures. We discuss how problematic or even missing archive items can become productive.
Moderator: Borjana Gaković
Mickaël Bandela (Director “One Mother”)
Faustine Cros (Director “A Life Like Any Other”)
Robin Hartanto Honggare (Director “Tropic Fever”)
Recorded on 21 October 2022