Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019

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Lil' Buck: Real Swan Lil' Buck: Real Swan
Lil' Buck: Real Swan and The Disappearance Of My Mother
Assholes: A Theory (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: John Walker; Writer: Robert Sandler, John Walker; Stars: Edoardo Albinati, Sherry Lee Benson-Podolchuk, Bethanye McKinney Blount, Caleb Chechota, Alejandro Chupina, John Cleese, Sherry F. Colb, Julienne Cordy, Piercamillo Davigo, Rob Delano, Leslie Dixon, Kevin Michael Dunford, Bill Emmott, Dakota Gamble, Suji Gelerman)
An investigative journey to test the limits of our acceptance of assholes in contemporary society.
The Disappearance Of My Mother (Country: Italy; Year: 2019; Director: Beniamino Barrese)
An ageing fashion model strives to escape the world of images and disappear for good, but her son's determination to make a final film about her sparks an unexpected collaboration and confrontation with the camera's gaze.
Lil' Buck: Real Swan (Country: France, US; Year: 2019; Director: Louis Wallecan; Writer: Louis Wallecan; Stars: Lil' Buck)
Dancer Lil’ Buck grew up jookin and bucking on the streets of Memphis. After a breathtaking video of him dancing to Camille Saint-Saëns’ “The Swan” accompanied by cellist Yo-Yo Ma went viral, everything changed.
Martha: A Picture Story (Country: US, Australia; Year: 2019; Director: Selina Miles; Writer: Davis Coombe, Drew Macdonald)
Story of Martha Cooper who has spent much of her life documenting street art and graffiti.
Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2019; Director: Elizabeth Carroll; Writer: Yaara Sumeruk; Stars: José Andrés, Gabriela Camara, Diana Kennedy, Alice Waters, Nick Zukin, José Andrés, Gabriela Camara, Diana Kennedy, Alice Waters, Nick Zukin)
Profile of the woman many consider to be the world's leading authority on Mexican food.
Once Aurora (Country: Norway; Year: 2018; Director: Benjamin Langeland, Stian Servoss; Writer: Benjamin Langeland, Stian Servoss; Stars: Aurora Aksnes, Aurora Aksnes)
Following a pop music sensation from a small town in western Norway as she begins to ask what she wants from life.
Show Me The Picture (Country: UK, US; Year: 2019; Director: Alfred George Bailey; Stars: Galadrielle Allman, Adam Block, Anton Corbijn, Amelia Davis, Michael Douglas, Peter Frampton, Eileen Hirst, Jorma Kaukonen, Kamau Kenyatta, Michelle Margetts, Jim Marshall, Nion McEvoy, Graham Nash, Joanne Parrilli, Katharine Poppy)
Portrait of Jim Marshall, the only photographer to receive the Grammy Trustee Award.
Who Made You? (Outouden laakso) (Country: Finland; Year: 2019; Director: Iiris Härmä; Writer: Iiris Härmä; Stars: Michael Laakasuo, Ridley Evans, Taneli Tikka, Joanna Bryson, Erica Android, Minaka Homma, Etta-Liisa Kunnas-Lappalainen, Maija Raipia, Esko Raipia, Orvokko Nopola, Mirja Lumio, Maire Vetola, Pirkko Suvanto, Terttu Pääkkönen, Emil Jokinen)
Consideration of the world of artificial intelligence.
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