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F:ACT AWARD

10 new films are nominated for this year’s F:act Award, the prize for journalistic films in the large format – with director visits to the premieres.

F:ACT Award is sponsored by IMS and Dansk Journalistforbund

A French Revolution

A French Revolution

A modern protest movement seen from the inside in a timely film with an eminent eye for detail that observes the methods, aims and inner contradictions of the French Yellow Vests.

Emmanuel Gras / France / 2022 / 104 min
A Taste of Whale

A Taste of Whale

Faroese whalers have hunted pilot whales for centuries, but today international activists are condemning old traditions. A sober look at the dilemmas of a conflict, that might be more complex than it first appers.

Vincent Kelner / France / 2022 / 89 min
Black Mambas

Black Mambas

Working with the South African women of the Black Mambas, where the fight against poachers is also a fight for women's liberation and empowerment. Tough training, tough attitude - but driven by hope for a better future.

Lena Karbe / Germany, France / 2022 / 81 min
To the End

To the End

Four young women of color, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, take the fight for a Green New Deal to the centre of power, where cynicism and demands for change collide.

Rachel Lears / United States / 2022 / 103 min
The Chocolate War

The Chocolate War

One man’s fight against a billion-dollar industry of chocolate-giants who ruthlessly exploit illegal child labour in their production. Investigations in cocoa plantations meets intense courtroom drama.

Miki Mistrati / Denmark / 2022 / 80 min
The Deal

The Deal

Investigative crime-documentary about how the arms of the Nigerian mafia reach far into Europe and use religious pressure to keep trafficked women in prostitution.

Chiara Sambuchi / Germany / 2022 / 89 min
The Territory

The Territory

A network of government-backed farmers is eating into indigenous territory in the Brazilian rainforest, but a local activist and his team are fighting back with a video camera as a weapon.

Alex Pritz / Denmark, United States, Brazil / 2022 / 85 min
Rules of War

Rules of War

Simple setup, complex film: a Red Cross delegate and a group of hardcore South Sudanese soldiers clash in their views of war and conflict. From the mind behind the CPH:DOX hit 'A Man and a Camera'.

Guido Hendrikx / Netherlands / 2022 / 53 min
This Stolen Country of Mine

This Stolen Country of Mine

Chinese mining in Ecuador's mountains sets the stage for an epic battle between eco-guerrillas and a corrupt government in an intensely dramatic feature by former CPH:DOX winner Marc Wiese.

Marc Wiese / Ecuador, Germany / 2022 / 93 min
Tiktok, Boom.

Tiktok, Boom.

There's more than dollars and yen at stake as data flows from TikTok back to Chinese server parks. A critical but tech-positive film about the invisible influence of social media, and what to do about it.

Shalini Kantayya / United States / 2022 / 90 min