Christopher Scott was released from prison after serving 13 years of a life sentence for a murder he didn’t commit.
This sounds like a nightmare, but it’s more common than you think. More than 30 people like Chris have been exonerated in Dallas County. Most of them are black men locked up in their youth who emerged in middle age looking for a way to make sense of what happened.
Examining the recent epidemics of Ebola, Influenza and Zika, Unseen Enemy makes it clear that epidemics bring out the best and worst of human behavior, and that their effect goes far beyond the terrible tolls of sickness and death. We are all connected to any person, animal and insect that may have an infectious disease incubating in them. And that connection is either incredibly dangerous or a powerful force for good. It is our choice which of those becomes true.
In October of 2016 the battle for Mosul, the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed capital in northern Iraq, began.
With unprecedented access, Bernard-Henri Lévy and his team follow the Kurdish units and the Iraqi special Golden Division.
From street to street, they fight together to regain this city of two million inhabitants.
Though successful, the hopes of the Kurdish fighters might not always align with those of their allies.
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.
Once a year the DREAM BOAT sets sail for a cruise only for gay men. Far from their families and political restrictions,
we follow five men from five countries on the quest for their dreams. The cruise promises seven days of sunshine, love, and freedom – but on board are also their personal stories, their doubts and uncertainties…
All blind from birth, Denis, Peggy and their daughter Lauviah, are haunted by the tragic death of Hassan, the family’s second child, painfully seek redemption. Convinced that their son will soon be back by their sides, this tenacious family of three seek to transcend their suffering in order to attain peace.