The section where IFFR’s main thematic programme is presented and relevant social and political issues are investigated in cinema.
A History of Shadows
A series of films that shows the diverse and contemporary ways in which cinema revisits the past and re-evaluates the position of history’s losers.
Pan-African Cinema Today (PACT)
Multifaceted contemporary African and African-diaspora cinema with special focus on the history of the Pan-African movement as captured in film.
Maximalism in the extreme. Films, performances and an installation bring together different disciplines in a swirling mash-up of contemporary pop culture.
House on Fire
A look at our world in crisis from a truly oblique angle: Tamil Nadu, India’s southernmost state, home to some of contemporary cinema’s most edgy work.
An invitation to reflect upon the lure of science and technology and our obsession with progress through a series of films and an exhibition.