Docaviv is proud to welcome Brett Morgen, a bold and original director whose films have defined new boundaries for documentary cinema. In addition to his latest film, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Festival we will feature two of his previous films that have become milestones in the genre.
COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK
Thursday 14.05 20:00 – The screening will be followed by a conversation with Brett Morgen about Kurt Cobain, rock and roll, cinema, and more. Moderated by Manny Aviram (of the rock blog “Corderoy”).
Classic Films by Brett Morgen
Fri 15.05 12:15 Cinemateque 2
The leaders of America’s largest social protest, which took place in Chicago in 1968, hoped to launch a revolution. Instead, they found themselves battered and chained, and declared a public menace. Brett Morgen’s film uses mesmerizing animation in a unique recreation of the events surrounding one of the most important ideological struggles in the history of the United States.
The Kid Stays in the Picture
Fri 15.05 17:15 Cinemateque 4
Hollywood super-producer Robert Evans tells the riveting story of his tumultuous life and invites the audience on a tour of his great loves, greater successes and his grand failures, which included the highs of winning an Oscar and the lows of having himself committed. This is the story of a talented man, who insisted on remaining in the picture... in the pictures.