CPH:DOX Round-up: Off-Grid Rappers, Gabi and Gamers

Updated: Jun 3

by Alex Elder

"We’ve binge-streamed as many docs as possible to find the innovative films that will be making their way to UK cinemas in the near future"
Still: Crestone (2020) dir. Marnie Ellen Hertzler

A highlight of the documentary fanatic’s calendar, Denmark’s CPH:DOX festival kicked off late last month with a blend of virtual viewings, remote talks and even in person theatrical screenings for lucky Copenhageners. With over 100 films available to watch online, we’ve binge-streamed as many titles as possible in order to share some choice highlights and pointers of innovative docs that will be making their way to UK cinemas in the near future. Some of our favourites from last year’s festival, such as The Reason I Jump and I Walk on Water, became must-see films at the London Film Festival and the ICA’s Frames of Representation program. So here’s our first rundown of DOX titles you should keep an eye out for as cinemas finally open their doors again.


Crestone (2020) dir. Marnie Ellen Hertzler


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