A patriotic young Russian journalist begins to question her commitment to the strongarm policies of the Putin regime in this politically charged coming-of-age tale.
This powerful documentary employs intimate interviews and animated recreations to tell the story of Shin Dong-hyuk, whose dramatic escape from the North Korean labour camp where he had spent the first two decades of his life launched him into an outside world he had never known.
Iconic filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin offers a shattering look at the Attawapiskat First Nation community in northern Ontario, where shockingly low living standards — and the Canadian government's gross mismanagement — compelled Chief Theresa Spence to declare a state of emergency in 2011.
Gael Garcia Bernal stars as a savvy young ad exec in 1988 Chile who is recruited to craft the political opposition's publicity campaign when the rule of dictator Augusto Pinochet is put to a national plebiscite.
In this chilling and inventive documentary, the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads are challenged to re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love.
This enthralling documentary recreates the experiences of thirty-eight Ukrainian Jews who survived the Holocaust by living in caves for eighteen months — a remarkable story of survival that had remained untold for decades.
Mahdi Fleifel's dazzling first-person documentary takes us inside the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh, where the approaching World Cup championship has become a means for the residents to articulate their own ideas of home, community, victory and hope.
A fight by gay activists to stage a pride parade in Belgrade sparks an unlikely alliance in this comedic and insightful look at contemporary Serbia.
A young African girl hatches a secret plan to save her little sister from an arranged marriage, in this poignant depiction of a land and a people caught between tradition and modernity.
A woman in war-torn Afghanistan delivers an engrossing, emotional monologue to her comatose husband, in novelist and filmmaker Atiq Rahimi's poetic and politically charged allegory based on his award-winning novel.
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