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on oppression , resistance & role of media
Focus Filmmaker : Li Lo-Tien
Taiwanese filmmaker / PHD candidate at Beijing Film Academy


4th-9th September 2019



This September 2019, PUFF will present a program of films that addresses many of the topics related to our current events thus hopefully will help us make more sense of them - the idea of oppression and resistance; the role of media censorship, fake news, the use of media for political and personal gain. Look forward to exchanging ideas with you.

PUFF 2020 edition will be held in February and June 2020.  Stay tuned and see you all soon !

Burkinabè Rising Brazil, USA / 1h 12m / Documentary
(directed by Lara Lee, 2018)

Burkinabè Rising showcases creative nonviolent resistance in Burkina Faso. A small, landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant community of artists and engaged citizens, who provide an example of the type of political change
that can be achieved when people come together. It is an inspiration, not only to the rest of Africa but also to the rest of the

Mary Mother

Afghanistan / 19m / Drama
(directed by Sadam Wahidi, 2016)

Mary’s only son and young man of her family is serving for military in Kunduz province. One day she hears the news of fall of Kunduz province to the hand of Taliban on radio, since the authorities have no news of her son, she decides to start her own journey to Kunduz.