Restart and Dokukino KIC are continuing their exploration of documentary film history! This year's edition of HALL OF FAME brings us six films from the list of 50 best documentaries, a list based on votings of 237 film critics. The program begins on Saturday, 7 February at 21.00 with the "film event of the 20th century", the 9-hour-long film "Shoah" by director Claude Lanzmann. The film will be shown in four screenings during three weeks, with and opening lecture by film theorist and critic Hrvoje Turković and a finishing of the marathon with film critic Nenad Polimac.
The author and project manager of HALL OF FAME is director Nebojša Slijepčević.
The program will begin with "Shoah" (1985) by director Claude Lanzmann, which won 14 awards at film festivals, among them prestigious awards such as BAFTA and award by the Film festival in Berlin. Washington Post pronounced the film as the "film event of the century". It has been filmed for 11 years and it lasts for 9 hours and 23 minutes, and the public of Zagreb will get to see it as a part of a "marathon" – screened in four parts during three weekends from 7 to 21 February at 21h.
The best documentaries of all times which will be screened after "Shoah" are:
SANS SOLEIL – Chris Marker, France, 1982.
NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT – Patricio Guzman, Chile, 2010.
F FOR FAKE – Orson Welles, France/Iran, 1975.
THE EMPEROR'S NAKED ARMY MARCHES ON – Hara Kazuo, Japan, 1987
LEVIATHAN – Lucien Castaing -Taylor, Verena Paravel, France/UK/USA, 2012.
Another important thing to mention is that for every screening we will have a film theorist or critic as a guest to put each of the films in the context of the history of the documentary and explain its importance for the development of the genre.