Journalism – today's hope

"Cold Case Hammarskjöld" is the newest film by Mads Brügger which was awarded the Directing Award at the Sundance festival in 2019. Mads Brüggera is known for his distinctive filmmaking method – the so called "performative journalism". Will the film world's famous provocateur manage to reveal the truth of Dag Hammarskjöld mysterious death in 1961?

Engaged political journalism is the theme of "The Panama Papers", in which Alex Winter tells the story of probably the largest scandal involving the famous of today's world hiding incomes in tax havens.

In "Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World”), Hans Pool presents the work of the first citizen investigative organisation which reveals the truth about today's mystery cases – from the MH17 catastrophe to the  civil war in Syria or the mysterious poisoning of a Russian spy in Great Britain.

"Shooting the Mafia" by Kim Longinotto is a story of the famous photographer, reporter and artist from Palermo - Letizia Battaglia who portrayed Sicilian Mafia for many years and contributed to the Italian society's objection to the outlaws.

The 16th Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival will be held from 10th to 19th May in Warsaw, Wrocław and Lublin, from 15th to 24th May in Gdynia and from 12th to 19th May in Katowice. A local edition of the festival will be held in Bydgoszcz too, from 11th to 18th May.