• A Cambodian Spring

    TITLE: A Cambodian Spring WWW: DIRECTOR: Chris Kelly YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2017 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: UK, Cambodia, Canada, Ireland DURATION: 126 min. How much would you sacrifice to fight for what you believe in? A Cambodian Spring is an intimate and unique portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and often violent development that is shaping […]

  • AFRIN. The World Betrayed Us

    TITLE:  AFRIN. The World Betrayed Us DIRECTOR: Marek Sygacz YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2018 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Poland DURATION: 47 min. On the 20th of January 2018  Turkish army together with  the FSA (Free Syrian Army) hit squads attacked  Afrin –the canton and the city situated in the North- West Syria.  The excuse for it was the fight against terrorism but fo real […]

  • Aleppo’s Fall

    TITLE:  Aleppo’s Fall DIRECTOR: Nizam Najar YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2017 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Norway DURATION: 85 min. When the Arab Spring came to Syria, the rebellion chanted about freedom, dignity, influence. To Syrian/Norwegian director Nizam Najar this was obviously a very legitimate offset. Who would oppose this? Who could oppose Ðemoving Assad from power? Indeed, a noble cause. […]

  • Anote’s Ark

    TITLE:  Anote’s Ark DIRECTOR: Matthieu Rytz YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2018 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Canada DURATION: 77 min. What happens when your nation is swallowed by the sea? With the harsh realities of climate change looming, the low-lying Pacific nation Kiribati must find a new solution for the survival of its people. With sweeping cinematography, Anote’s Ark interweaves two […]

  • Blue Heart

    TITLE:  Blue Heart DIRECTOR: Britton Caillouette YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2018 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: USA DURATION: 43 min. With over 3,000 proposed hydropower projects threatening the last wild rivers of Europe, communities across the Balkans are joining the fight against this potential environmental disaster. Documenting the battle for the Vjosa, in Albania, the biggest undammed river in Europe; the […]

  • Blue Orchids

    TITLE:  Blue Orchids DIRECTOR: Johan Grimonprez YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2017 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Belgium DURATION: 48 min. In Blue Orchids, Grimonprez creates a double portrait of two experts situated on opposite ends of the same issue––the global arms trade. The stories of Chris Hedges, the former war correspondent of The New York Times, and Riccardo Privitera, a former […]

  • Ethiopiques – Revolt of the Soul

    TITLE:  Ethiopiques – Revolt of the Soul DIRECTOR: Maciek Bochniak YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2017 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Poland DURATION: 71 min. In 1997, the Western world was first introduced to the rich musical history of Ethiopia through the Éthiopiques series of CDs, which is now in its 30th release. The eponymous documentary tells the story of the French music journalist […]

  • Janka

    TITLE:  Janka DIRECTOR: Adela Kaczmarek  YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2018 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Poland DURATION: 50 min. Is life a collection of accidental events that define you or is there some driving force behind everything? The film asks this question accompanying a girl with polio and watching her growing up to an exceptional person. ”Janka” is an intimate portrait […]

  • God Forsaken

    TITLE:  God Forsaken DIRECTOR: Saša Dlouhý YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2018 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Czech Republic DURATION: 86 min. The feature documentary film by Saša Dlouhý, God Forsaken (Bohu žel), follows six refugee stories taking place over the course of several years in the Czech Republic. A previous member of the Soviet Socialist Bloc and current member of the European Union, […]

  • Gurrumul

    TITLE:  Gurrumul DIRECTOR: Paul Williams YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2017 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: Australia DURATION: 96 min. GURRUMUL is a portrait of an artist on the brink of global reverence, and the struggles he and those closest to him faced in balancing that which mattered most to him and keeping the show on the road. PAUL WILLIAMS Paul completed […]

  • Olancho

    TITLE: Olancho WWW: DIRECTOR: Chris Valdes & Ted Griswold YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2017 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: USA, Honduras DURATION: 69 min. Manuel, a farmer from Olancho, Honduras, seeks fame by making music for the region’s drug cartels. When some of his song lyrics anger a powerful drug lord, he is forced to flee his homeland. Now from a […]

  • On Her Shoulders

    TITLE:  On Her Shoulders WWW: DIRECTOR: Alexandria Bombach YEAR OF PRODUCTION:  2018 COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: USA DURATION: 99 min. Twenty-three-year-old Nadia Murad’s life is a dizzying array of exhausting undertakings—from giving testimony before the U.N. to visiting refugee camps to soul-bearing media interviews and one-on-one meetings with top government officials. With deep compassion and a formal precision […]