London

A lyrical documentary that takes us on a journey of childhood adventures and magical realism as we accompany a creative, sensitive and bold young boy using his imagination and sharp wits to battle forces beyond his control, and escape the stark reality of displacement.

Filmmaker(s):
Mo Scarpelli
Year:
2019 / 85m
Mar 20/21

Africa

Everything Must Fall features student leaders and their opposition as they unpack how a moment evolved into a mass movement. 

Filmmaker(s):
Rehad Desai
Year:
2018 / 85m
Mar 22

Americas

In Está Todo Bien, Caracas-born Tuki Jencquel asks a pharmacist, trauma surgeon, activist and two patients to confront the same questions millions of Venezuelans are facing: protest or acquiesce, emigrate or remain, lose all hope or hang onto faith?

Filmmaker(s):
Tuki Jencquel
Year:
2018 / 70m
Mar 20/21

Asia

Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi joins two awe-inspiring women on the front lines.

Filmmaker(s):
Sedika Mojadidi
Year:
2018 / 80m
Mar 16/17

Bangkok-based Patima Tungpuchayakul has committed her life to rescuing and returning home men from Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and other Southeast Asian nations who have been sold to Thai fishing companies by human traffickers. 

Filmmaker(s):
Shannon Service and Jeffrey Waldron
Year:
2019 / 89m
Mar 18/19

At age eight, Dolkar and her father fled their home, escaping Chinese armed forces in an arduous journey across the Himalayas. Now 26, she lives in a Tibetan refugee colony in India, where an encounter with a man from her past propells Dolkar on an obsessive search for the truth.

Filmmaker(s):
Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam
Year:
2018 / 91m
Mar 17/19

Europe

Following the revolutionary rise of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat, dedicated to redefining breaking news by exploring the promise of open source investigation. 

Filmmaker(s):
Hans Pool
Year:
2019 / 88m
Mar 14

This beautifully crafted, poetic documentary joins brave young people as they seek to re-appropriate their bodies and explore their identities, revealing both the limits of binary visions of sex and gender, and the irreversible physical and psychological impact of non-consensual surgeries on intersex infants.

Filmmaker(s):
Floriane Devigne
Year:
2018 / 58m
Mar 15/16

In the Fikirtepe district of Istanbul, Kamil and his wife Remziye are at risk of losing their home. Urban transformation is pushing out local families and Syrian refugees are left to take shelter in the deserted buildings.

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Filmmaker(s):
Ali Vatansever
Year:
2018 / 102m
Mar 20/21

Filmed over five years through November 2017, The Trial of Ratko Mladić follows the case closely, as Mladić is tried in the International Criminal Court in The Hague for genocide and crimes against humanity. 

Filmmaker(s):
Henry Singer and Robert Miller
Year:
2018 / 100m
Mar 17/18

Middle East

After spending more than a decade in prison for an attack on an Israeli settler, Ziad struggles to readjust to life in Ramallah, lost in a world he barely recognizes. 

Filmmaker(s):
Bassam Jarbawi
Year:
2018 / 108m
Mar 15/16

United States

Minding the Gap tells the coming-of-age story of three young men, bonded by their love of skateboarding and desire to escape volatile family life.

Filmmaker(s):
Bing Liu
Year:
2019 / 98m
Mar 18/19

In small-town Steubenville, Ohio, a sexual assault at a high school football party became national news, leading to the sentencing of two key offenders and leaving the American town changed forever.

Filmmaker(s):
Nancy Schwartzman
Year:
2018 / 81m
Mar 15/16

Creatively weaving the personal and political, The Feeling of Being Watched is Assia’s story, as she grapples with the enduring impact government surveillance has had on her country, community, and her own sense of identity.

Filmmaker(s):
Assia Boundaoui
Year:
2018 / 87m
Mar 19/20

Global

Who controls what you see on the internet?

Filmmaker(s):
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck
Year:
2018 / 88m
Mar 13
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