To Russia with Love

Leading up to the Olympics in Sochi, a law banning “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors” was passed in Russia. Gay Olympians were confronted with a tough decision: whether to protest in defense of their Russian comrades or compete in silence.

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Invasion

Invasión, an eye-opening documentary about the U.S. military siege of Panama that ousted dictator Manuel Noriega 25 years ago while wreaking untold collateral
damage. By turns sardonic and harrowing, Invasión sets out to shatter the willful amnesia of a country all too eager to bury its troubled past.

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Monsoon

Part road movie, part spectacle, part human drama, Monsoon is a documentary exploration of chaos, creation and faith in the land of believers. The subject is monsoon, the incomparably vast seasonal weather system that permeates and unifies the immense and varied culture of India, shaping the conditions of existence for its billion-plus inhabitants.

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War of Lies

War of Lies is the story of an Iraqi refugee, whose information about portable weapons of mass destruction passed through the hands of the BND, MI6 and CIA. This information was ultimately used by the US government to legitimize the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Today we know the war was based on a lie.

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National Diploma

National Diploma follows a group of young Congolese high school students who are about to sit the exam for their National Diploma, the “Final Exams”, in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.

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The Look of Silence

The Look of Silence is Joshua Oppenheimer’s powerful companion piece to the Oscar®-nominated The Act of Killing. Through Oppenheimer’s footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered, as well as the identities of the killers. This unprecedented film initiates and bears witness to the collapse of fifty years of silence.

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Catalogue

Yoel, Israel and the Pashkavils

Yoel Krause is an anti-Zionist who has been collecting pashkavils for 20 years and has over 20,000 in his possession. Israel Kletzkin is different: charismatic, talented, a joker and savvy businessman, who put in a bid and became the official pashkavil paster of the city of Jerusalem. Both men are believers who will not compromise their respective ways of life.

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Yes, Miss Commander!

Social acceptance in modern Israel depends largely on one’s military service. Troubled youth—particularly those convicted of misdemeanor crimes—are not drafted into the army; thus preventing them from overcoming the past and integrating into mainstream society.

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Years of Blood

Marking Lebanon in August of 2006 as both the starting and ending point, this film takes us through the bloody terrain of the Middle East over the past six years.

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