International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
8 October to 15 October 2023
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With an ingenious assembly of archival footage and animated sequences, Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre brings us a clever and astute cinephile portrait of Claude Jutra.
An animated documentary on the demolition of a row of historic buildings on Montreal’s St. Laurent Boulevard, also known as "The Main".
The loss of a tooth forces a young boy to grow up faster than he wishes.
A friendship unites two little girls from opposing clans in a village where tensions are mounting. Thanks to the friendship, one pet fish’s life is saved. But for the family, the interminable exodus continues.
The march of three pilots who carry everything they need in strangely shaped suitcases turns into a filmic journey into the male psyche – with a heightened sense of the absurd.
Fourteen directors take a look back at the history of skateboarding and explain in this interactive episodic documentary why the rolling wheels are more than a toy to them.
Trans-Canada Highway, Ontario. What used to be a job machine is now a multilane track through abandoned towns with a few remaining residents. A poignant elegy on its heyday.
Breathtaking 360° images of the Arctic. An interactive journey through the legendary North West Passage and encounters with people, nature and climate change.
Animation, painting and music as cultural criticism – an experiment in powerful images, disturbing materials and sounds that destroys and creates in equal measure.
Leipziger Dok-Filmwochen GmbH
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