Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019

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Butterflymania (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Irina Fontaine; Writer: Irina Fontaine; Stars: Eric da Costa, Yves Lanceau, Patrick Paillard, Eric da Costa, Yves Lanceau, Patrick Paillard)
Film that invites us into the world of caterpillars and butterflies.
The Great Green Wall (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Jared P Scott; Writer: Alexander Asen, Charly Feldman, Sarah MacDonald, Pilar Rico, Jared P Scott; Stars: Inna Modja, Songhoy Blues, Didier Awadi, Betty G., Waje, Inna Modja, Songhoy Blues, Didier Awadi, Betty G., Waje)
A journey along Africa's Great Green Wall... a plan to grow an 8,000km wall of trees across the continent.
Human Nature (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Adam Bolt; Writer: Adam Bolt, Regina Sobel; Stars: David Baltimore, Jill Banfield, Rodolphe Barrangou, Aliza Ben-Baruch, Joab Camarena, Alta Charo, Emmanuelle Charpentier, George Church, Tshaka Cunningham, Michael Dabrowski, Paul Dabrowski, George Daley, Bobby Dhadwar, Jennifer Doudna, Bowyer G. Freeman)
A consideration of gene-editing technology.
The Last Male On Earth (Last Male Standing) (Country: Netherlands, Germany, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Floor van der Meulen; Writer: Renko Douze, Floor van der Meulen)
Story of the last northern white rhino.
Watson (Country: US, Costa Rica, Tonga; Year: 2019; Director: Lesley Chilcott)
Founder of Greenpeace and Sea Shepherd, Captain Paul Watson has spent 40 years fighting to end the destruction of the ocean’s wildlife and its habitat. Part pirate, part philosopher, Watson’s methods stop at nothing to protect what lies beneath.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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