Toronto

 After China banned her film, an exiled filmmaker, with husband and child in tow, stalks a tour bus through Taiwan for the only chance to see her mother, who is visiting from mainland China. 

Filmmaker(s):
Ying Liang
Year:
2019 / 107m
Apr 4

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
Apr 6

 When a controversial ruling on religious headgear ends star athlete Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir's chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as a Muslim American.

Filmmaker(s):
Tim O'Donnell, Jon Mercer, Executive produced by Minky Worden
Year:
2018 / 89m
Apr 9

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
Apr 10

Who controls what you see on the internet?

Filmmaker(s):
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck
Year:
2018 / 88m
Apr 7

A 1977 amnesty law in Spain known as "the pact of forgetting" prohibits legal action related to the oppression, torture, and murder of an estimated 100,000 people during Franco’s 40-year dictatorship.

Filmmaker(s):
Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar
Year:
2018 / 96m
Apr 3

Health, Development and the Environment

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
Apr 5