London

London, March 7 - 16, 2018

Every year in France, 92,000 people are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. By law, the hospital has 12 days to bring each patient before a judge. 

Filmmaker(s):
Raymond Depardon, Produced by Claudine Nougaret
Year:
2017 / 88m
Mar 10/11

Buddhist monk and award-winning activist Venerable Luon Sovath is harassed, censored, and evicted by his own religious leaders when he becomes a key figure in the land-rights protests that led up to the “Cambodian Spring”.

Filmmaker(s):
Chris Kelly
Year:
2017 / 126m
Mar 13

This timely, coming of age story follows Ava, a teenage girl whose life is dictated by the constraints of her conservative, patriarchal community in Tehran.

Ava
Filmmaker(s):
Sadaf Foroughi
Year:
2017 / 103m
Mar 14/15

Filmmaker Mo Naqvi will vote for the first time during Pakistan's elections. But Mo has a tough choice.

Filmmaker(s):
Mohammed Naqvi
Year:
2017 / 82m
Mar 9/10

For the past eight years Muhi, a young boy from Gaza, has been trapped in an Israeli hospital.

Filmmaker(s):
Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander and Tamir Elterman
Year:
2017 / 87m
Mar 11/12

When an uprising breaks out in the Occupied Palestinian Territories in 1987, a young woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom.

Filmmaker(s):
Julia Bacha
Year:
2017 / 76m
Mar 8

Silas celebrates the power of individuals to fight back against the power of money and politics.

Filmmaker(s):
Anjali Nayar and Hawa Essuman
Year:
2017 / 80m
Mar 16

The Force presents a deep look inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, civil unrest, and layers of inefficiency and corruption.

Filmmaker(s):
Peter Nicks
Year:
2017 / 93m
Mar 9/12

In the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon lies refugee camp Majdal Anjar, where a small community of the country’s approximately 1.2 million Syrian refugees live.

Filmmaker(s):
Leonard Retel Helmrich
Year:
2017 / 114m
Mar 11/12

Saudi poetess Hissa Hilal made headlines around the world as the first woman to reach the finals of the Arab world’s biggest televised poetry competition, “Million’s Poet.”

Filmmaker(s):
Stefanie Brockhaus and Andreas Wolff
Year:
2017 / 90m
Mar 9/10

The Workers Cup follows one group of men from among the 1.6 million migrant workers preparing for the world’s largest sporting event.

Filmmaker(s):
Adam Sobel
Year:
2017 / 89m
Mar 13/14

A whistleblower, a patriotic military commander, a mineral dealer, and a displaced tailor share a glimpse of life amid Africa’s longest continuing conflict.

Filmmaker(s):
Daniel McCabe
Year:
2017 / 91m
Mar 7/10

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising in the US.

Filmmaker(s):
Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis
Year:
2016 / 101m
Mar 13/14

Embodying strength and stoicism, five Venezuelan women from diverse backgrounds each draw a portrait of their country as it suffers under the worst crisis in its history.

Filmmaker(s):
Margarita Cadenas
Year:
2017 / 83m
Mar 13/15
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