Two DocNomads films selected to HotDocs, Canada
Xinyang Meng´s graduation film Histories of Wolves and Nuruzzaman Khan´s Men With No Name will premiere at the 26th HOTDOCS, North America’s largest documentary festival which will be held in Toronto, Canada, from 26 of April to 6 of May.
By Xinyang Meng
2017 • 24' • Portugal
Before TV, stories of blood-sucking werewolves ran rampant in the rocky Portuguese village of Pitões das Júnias. At nightfall, shepherds once gathered to tell tales about men and wolves. These days, only a handful remember or practice the oral tradition, and ancient instincts to remain alert and fearful are being forgotten along with it.
Angie Driscoll, in HotDocs catalogue.
By Nuruzzaman Khan
2016 • 12' • Portugal
The new face of Europe is encapsulated by the struggles of two Bangladeshi men who hoped that migrating to Portugal would set themselves on the path to a better life. Their reality is a road paved with more obstacles than anticipated.
Eileen Arandiga, in HotDocs catalogue.