Assessments

"Planet Kirsan" on Filmkommentaren.dk

"I have never heard about Kalmykia before. Have you? I checked it: An autonomous republic it is, member of the SNG, close friends to Russia with ONE leader, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who himself was a chess champion and wants to turn his country into a country for chess players, masters of the game. Around 300.000 inhabitants, and ” a nearly empty desert the size of Scotland” (according to an article in New Yorker)."

Full text of Tue Steen Müller on: www.filmkommentaren.dk

Tue Steen Müller about "Kites"

Tue Sten Müller is one of the leading promoters of documentary film in Europe. He was one of the founders of the European Documentary Network and for many years the director of the institution. He was also part of many jury’s at festivals around the world. Currently he is an independent consultant and a lecturer.

On the webpage www.filmkommentaren.dk you can read a review of the film "Kites" by Tue Sten Müller, in which he writes about Beata Dzianowicz’s document as a masterpiece, worth recommending to festival organizers and broadcasters.

 

Full PDF text here.

"Five foot soldiers look back at 1989"

The Financial Times from 18th of December 2009 published an article by Stefan Wagstyl regarding the changes in Central-Eastern Europe after the fall of communism. Krzysztof Kopczyński gave an interview about situation in Poland.

More on: www.ft.com