APRIL: The art of non-fiction

Two non-fiction films that can only be described as works of art question the nature of documentary and challenge your perception of the genre!


Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.
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The Challenge

Falconry has a history that stretches back over 40 centuries. In “The Challenge”, director Yuri Ancarani crosses the Persian Gulf to accompany a falconer to an important competition. Among SUVs, Lamborghini, private jets and Mad Max-like dune bashing contests, the film tells the story of an intense weekend in the desert.

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