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Day: 23 June 2016

#Ben Nicholson

Open City Docs 2016: The Great Wall review

★★★☆☆ Its title may refer to an undeniably physical barrier but Tadhg O’Sullivan’s The Great Wall, the opening film at this year’s Open City Docs Festival in London, opts for a more transmutable definition of no more permeable boundaries. Kafka’s short story The Building of the Great Wall of China is the only […]

#Ben Nicholson

Open City Docs 2016: Depth Two review

★★★★☆ “No body, no crime,” reads a note taken during a meeting involving Slobodan Milošević presented during Ognjen Glavonić’s Depth Two. It’s haunting not purely because of the powerful lingering effect of a statement of this kind, which refers to the secret ethnic cleansing of citizens of Albanian descent during the Kosovan War. […]