The Film library

Dive into the art of visual storytelling with The Darkroom Rumour's handpicked collection of documentaries on photography. From the intimate tales of renowned photographers to the exploration of photographic techniques and histories, our library is a gateway to seeing the world through a different lens. Explore, learn, and be inspired by the unique perspectives and captivating stories that each film offers. New films are added each month.

 

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11’
Alexis Cordesse | Foča, Absolut Serbia
France - 1997 sr en

Foča's story told in images, a testament to survival and memory.

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13’
Alexis Cordesse | Rwanda, one genocide later
France - 1997 fr en

Visually narrating Rwanda's path from genocide to healing.

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11’
Alexis Cordesse | Kabul, a Weary War
France - 1997 en

Capturing Kabul's spirit in the shadow of conflict.

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12’
Alexis Cordesse | Burundi under Terror
France - 1996 fr en

Documenting hope amid despair in post-conflict Burundi.

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13’
Guy Tillim & Thandile Zwelibanzi |South Africa, Chromatic Existences
France - 2014 en [cc]

Johannesburg through two distinct photographic lenses.

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14’
David Goldblatt & Mikhael Subotzky |South Africa, Chromatic Existences
France - 2014 en [cc]

Exploring crime and aftermath in South Africa's streets.

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Jodi Bieber | South Africa, Chromatic Existences
France - 2014 en [cc]

Everyday Soweto, seen through compassionate portraits.

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14’
Zanele Muholi & Pieter Hugo| South Africa, Chromatic Existences
France - 2014 en [cc]

Exploring identity and history in South Africa's evolution.

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75’
Saul Leiter | In No Great Hurry
Royaume-Uni - 2012 fr [cc]

Unveiling the art and life lessons of a photography legend.

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22’
Diamantino Quintas | The Darkroom Masters
France - 2012 fr en

In Quintas' darkroom, every silver print tells a profound story.

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50’
Still Not There, Arno Rafael Minkkinen
Finlande, Allemagne - 1996 fi en [cc]

Nude, natural, and nuanced: The art of Arno Rafael Minkkinen.

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18’
Patrick Bouteloup & Didier Le Tumelin |Profession: Framer
France - 2012 fr en

Behind every masterpiece, a framer’s thoughtful craft.

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27’
Jane Evelyn Atwood | Around Pigalle
France - 2019 fr en

Delving into the lives and streets of Pigalle through Atwood's eyes.

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50’
The Workshop | The Fresson Process
France - 2013 fr en

A journey through time with the Fresson's unique printing process.

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15’
Bernard Plossu | Snapshots
France - 2012 fr en

Capturing the essence of everyday life through Plossu's lens.

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41’
Pierre Molinier | The Legs of the Saint-Pierre Quarter
France - 2013 fr en

Exploring the daring and transgressive works of Pierre Molinier.

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