Open City Documentary Festival

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Animating Reality

Combining the worlds of animation, non-fiction and experimental filmmaking, this session offers a deep-dive into the creative process behind animated documentaries. Our panel of animators and filmmakers will share how they approach the intersection of animation practices with documentary approaches, questioning their engagement with the ‘real’ and the possibilities for expanding representations of reality.

Speakers include Em Cooper (Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin), Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits (My Mother’s Coat) and Katerina Athanasopoulou (Branches of Life). The discussion will be hosted by Ellie Land from