There has been a lot of talk about Netflix joining one of the big festivals for the first time in 2015 with Beasts of No Nation. This year a few Netflix-Productions are present at the Lido again: Starring Jane Fonda and Robert Redford in ‚Our souls at night‘, the series Wormwood and Suburra as well as ‚Cuba and the Camera Man‘, a 40- years-in-the-making documentary about life and times in Cuba. weiterlesen →
Cannibalism has always been a horror story in the sense that it provokes both disgust and fascination. In colonial history and legends from the greek to the slavic it has served to separate the human from the inhuman, the civilized from the primitive. And at this point ‚Caniba‘ starts, a documentary by Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor, who work as both anthropologists and filmmakers. It puts the viewer uncomfortably close to the questions: What can we know about cannibalistic desire? What do cannibals dream of at night?