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Showing 28 films for Americas

Maxima

Faced with intimidation, violence, and criminal prosecution, we follow Máxima’s tireless fight against a gold-mining operation looking to seize her land and destroy environmental resources her community relies on.

East Africa digital edition,  London,  Toronto

Our Mothers (Nuestras Madres)

Winner of the Caméra d'Or (Cannes Film Festival, 2019) this beautifully rendered drama weaves a tale taking us from the dark past to a personal search for the truth.

Radio Silence

To millions of people in Mexico, the incorruptible journalist and news anchor Carmen Aristegui is regarded as the trusted alternative voice to official government spin, fighting daily against deliberate disinformation spread through news sources, government corruption, and the related drugs trade. </span></p>

Esta Todo Bien (It's All Good)

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?

On My Way Out

Roman (Popi) and Ruth (Nani) Blank have been married for 65 years, but at age 95, Roman reveals a secret that tests their seemingly invincible union, in Brandon and Skyler Gross' touching portrait of their grandparents.

Voices of the Sea

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

Women of the Venezuelan Chaos

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.

500 Years

A gripping courtroom drama, 500 Years documents the first trial in the history of the Americas to prosecute the genocide of an indigenous people. 

Black Code

Based on Ronald Deibert’s book of the same name, Nicholas de Pencier’s gripping Black Code follows “internet sleuths” - or cyber stewards - from the Toronto-based group Citizen Lab.

Geneva,  London,  Manchester,  New York,  San Diego,  Toronto

El Amparo

In October 1988, 14 men were murdered by the Venezuelan military in El Amparo, a village near the Arauca River.