For centuries, traditional music has unified Mali’s society. Yet the music of Mali is in jeopardy. Radical Islamists introduced sharia law, prohibited dance and secular music and destroyed instruments. MALI BLUES tells the story of four musicians who refuse to accept hatred, suspicion, violence, and a radical interpretation of Islam in their country.
The film follows the stories of a new generation of Palestinians who through social media manage to reach beyond the physical barriers of the occupation. Manal, Issa, Ahmad and Mussa, from the West Bank and Gaza, are looking to break through the current status quo and to regain their freedom. They are the Palestinian Generation Y.
"You lack inner peace, I can see it in your eyes..." With this abrupt remark thrown at her by a woman visiting Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, filmmaker Moran Ifergan is reminded of the religion she left in her late teens, when she used to frequent this holy site. While her marriage falls apart, Moran takes us on an around-the-clock journey to the women's side of the Wall; mixing between private and public, sound and image, God and His absence.
Mogadishu Soldier offer an unsentimental and truly unique view into the fight against the jihadist militants in Al-Shabaab. Two soldiers have been given a camera by the film’s director, and commence to deliver a steady flow of extraordinary material.
From July to December 2015, Bernard-Henri Lévy and a team of cameramen traveled the 1000 kilometers of the front-line that separates Iraqi Kurdistan from Daesh's troupes.
An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque in Pakistan, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age.
The film explores how Michail Khodorkovsky struggles with his new freedom, after 10 prison years. Will the ex-Oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky rise again - prevent a war, dethrone Putin - and help change Russia for the better?
The Russian city of Sochi on "Russia’s Riviera" is a traditional summer resort for Russia's rich and beautiful. It was also chosen to host the 2014 Winter Olympics by the International Olympics Committee (the IOC). It was a bizarre choice. When the IOC made its decision, there was not one single venue fit for Olympic purposes of any kind in Sochi
In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were deserving of statehood, inspiring them to change their destiny and seek UN membership
An investigative documentary revealing how the Israeli military occupation in Palestine has become a business rather than a burden.