CPH:DOX unveils 2019 competition line-ups including new Ai Weiwei refugee doc 'The Rest'

Screen | 2/22/2019 | Tom Grater
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Copenhagen-based documentary festival CPH:DOX (March 20-31) has revealed its line-up of competition titles for 2019.

Notable world premieres include The Rest, the latest feature from Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. His previous feature, refugee crisis doc Human Flow, premiered at Venice in 2017 and won multiple awards.

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The Rest is a parallel work to Human Flow, again focusing on the refugee crisis, but this time in line with the voice and experience of an individual refugee. Edited down from 900 hours of footage, the film depicts those living in political limbo in Europe, as the humanitarian system is overloaded and xenophobia is on the rise.

Weiwei was previously...
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