New York

New York, June 14 - 21, 2018

When Khatera, a 23-year-old Afghan woman, forces her father to stand trial after a lifetime of sexual abuse, she risks her family, freedom, and personal safety.

Filmmaker(s):
Sahra Mani
Year:
2018 / 76m
Jun 19/20

Khonsaly Hay returns to his lush, serene village in Cambodia after over 40 years living in France and comes face-to-face with his former Khmer Rouge persecutors.

Filmmaker(s):
Neary Adeline Hay
Year:
2018 / 71m
Jun 16/17

What if your country was swallowed by the sea?

Filmmaker(s):
Matthieu Rytz
Year:
2018 / 77m
Jun 15/18

During three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Maryland, award-winning filmmaker Marilyn Ness takes viewers beyond the headlines and into the lives of community members, police, and government officials.

Filmmaker(s):
Marilyn Ness
Year:
2018 / 106m
Jun 20

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

Filmmaker(s):
Sedika Mojadidi
Year:
2018 / 80m
Jun 17/18

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
Jun 16

Nadia Murad is a 23-year-old lifeline to the Yezidi community.

Filmmaker(s):
Alexandria Bombach
Year:
2018 / 94m
Jun 14

Who controls what you see on the internet?

Filmmaker(s):
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck
Year:
2018 / 88m
Jun 17/18

“We have days of silence. But they are so deadly - even worse than explosions. It’s the lull before the storm.”

Filmmaker(s):
Simon Lereng Wilmont
Year:
2017 / 90m
Jun 18/19

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
Jun 19/20

"We have years of activism under our belts. Now we just fight harder, we fight smarter, and we fight as one."

Filmmaker(s):
Anayansi Prado and Heather Courtney
Year:
2018 / 85m
Jun 21

It is our time now to step forward and say, "OK, it’s not about what gender I am, it’s about if I can get the job done. And we for years have shown that, so why not acknowledge us?"

Filmmaker(s):
Gabriel Silverman, Co-director Fiona Dawson
Year:
2018 / 92m
Jun 19/20

In this tiny, remote Cuban fishing village, Mariela, a mother of four young children, longs for a better life. 

Filmmaker(s):
Kim Hopkins
Year:
2018 / 99m
Jun 15/17

Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life.

Filmmaker(s):
Iram Haq
Year:
2017 / 106m
Jun 15/16

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
Jun 15/16
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