Winnie Madikizela Mandela is one of the most misunderstood and intriguingly powerful contemporary female political figures. Her rise and seeming fall from grace, bears the hallmarks of epic tragedy. For the first time, this film pieces together and properly considers her life and contribution to the struggle to bring down Apartheid from the inside, with intimate insight from those who were closest to her and with testimony from the enemies who sought to extinguish her radical capacity to shake up the order of things.
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.
Val swapped family life for seclusion in the Colombian jungle. Now pregnant, her daughter, film director Clare Weiskopf confronts her with the choices she made in an attempt to heal her wounds and define motherhood before becoming a parent herself.
For nearly four months during one of New Hampshire’s coldest winters on record, Linda Bishop, holed up in a farm house, survived on apples and rain water, waiting for God to save her.
A Gonzo-style exploration which goes beyond everything you've ever learnt about the dangers of the Darknet. Hackers, cypherpunks and cryptoanarchists guide us ever deeper down this rabbit hole, uncovering the hidden light at the bottom of the deep dark web.
Brunhilde Pomsel was closer to Hitler’s Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels than anyone alive today. She was his personal secretary and stenographer.
In Death by a Thousand Cuts, the murder investigation of a Dominican park ranger by a Haitian charcoal producer reveals the complex, growing conflict between the Dominican Republic and Haiti in the battle for natural resources.
“Landfill Harmonic” follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage.
The Pearl is an intimate and visceral profile of 4 transgender women that come out for the first time in their senior years. Set against the backdrop of logging towns in the Pacific Northwest, the cinematic and observational story is not about becoming a woman, but rather explores what it means to leave behind living as a man.
What does it take to express yourself? The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers.
Behind the walls of a forbidden city, the only thing more dangerous than its secrets is the truth.
Two women, their voices echoing over the landscape and highways of Mexico from North to South, as they tell how official corruption and injustice allowed violence to take control of their lives, desires and dreams. An emotional and evocative journey, steeped not only in loss and pain, but also in love, dignity and resistance.
After decades of steady deterioration, writer and academic John Hull became totally blind. He begins keeping a diary on audio-cassette. On these tapes John maps his journey through a world without faces; a world without day and night or the seasons; a shadowland that threatens to engulf not only precious memories of his wife and children but the life they share.
The first film of its kind to offer a comprehensive view of the Jewish settlers in the occupied territories of the West Bank.