The entire festival team regrets to announce that the 12th edition of the Millenium Festival has been postponed due to the spread of COVID19. The Millenium Festival will host its 12th edition from 23 September to 01 October 2020. The team members are teleworking and can be reached by e-mail.
"Docs for climate" are strong documentaries dealing with current environmental issues, seen through different points of view. But it is also an opportunity to participate in major discussions on our consumption, climate justice, biodiversity, climate migration,...
One of the main values of the festival is to support freedom of expression and the right to information. We therefore naturally support Julian Assange and whistleblowers in general. Discover the debate that followed the screening of the documentary Hacking Justice with the presence, among others, of Baltasar Garzon.
Dérives production is launching a new call for projects for documentary short films on the "reduced risk consumption room", opened in September 2018 in Liège. The call for projects is open for all, amateurs or professionals, and favors creative and singular looks.
The master class "Artist status and copyright" on March 27th, organized by the non-profit association Les Amis d'ma Mère, la Sabam, la Scam in the framework of the Millenium Festival, was a great success. The master class had the aim of responding to multiple concerns about the status of artists and the invisible side of the exploitation of artistic works on the internet.
The movement initiated by the Great March for Climate, which brought together several tens of thousands of people in Belgium, confirmed our idea of offering you an event on the theme of the environment. Throughout the day of Sunday, March 24 at the Cinéma Vendôme, come and discover powerful documentaries on climate change and justice and our consumption patterns. Come and participate in the debates planned in the margins of the projections.
The Most Awarded Worldwide category features films that have been selected and awarded at several festivals around the world. Since they already had their hour of glory, they are not in our competitions but are still among our program because they remain challenging and of great artistic quality.
This competition highlights films that deal with the major issues of our time, while overturning our vision of the world and that stand out for the quality and originality of their directors' eyes. These sensitive and touching films will introduce you to characters determined to have an impact on the world around them. The documentary that carries its message with the greatest strength and authenticity will receive the Golden Objective.
What is the impact of digitisation on our world? What has it changed in the way we live, communicate and work? Despite the many positive aspects, the use of our data and respect for privacy remain ambivalent. The advent of artificial intelligence raises ethical questions that we have never been confronted with before.
This panorama presents a selection of seven films that show the unknown side of North America, especially the United States, and the impact of its policies. They enable us to better understand the phenomena and strategies that have an impact on our European culture and economy.