International Films

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A visually compelling film, 07 Mothers pulls its material from the real-life stories of incarcerated women living at Odessa Correctional Facility Number 74.

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Zimbabwean journalist Gibson wants to know what the younger, Born Free, generation are hoping as their country’s first free election after the removal of Robert Mugabe takes place.

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Damascus Dreams is a record of a personal odyssey, yet this filmic essay also gives a broader view of the memories and dreams of the displaced. For people who had to leave so much behind, it sometimes seems easier to forget. In this way, Serri ties in the fate of refugees to her own dreamt homeland.

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Delphine’s Prayers is the story of Delphine – a young Cameroonian woman – and her life in Belgium. Through a series of confessions from Delphine, a powerful portrait emerges of a generation of women lost to the dream of a better world in Europe.

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The untold story of the ferocious rock group Fanny, the first band of women to release an LP with a major record label. Adored by David Bowie, the film features Bonnie Raitt, Joe Elliott & other music icons.

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Free Renty tells the story of one African-American woman's struggle to reclaim her heritage. Tamara Lanier's lawsuit against Harvard makes the explosive issues of white supremacy and reparations vividly personal.

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David, a university professor, takes to social media to criticize his city’s administration. But instead of the mayor’s dodgy dealings being investigated, David is himself accused of embezzlement and placed under house arrest.

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On Easter 2018, a man put on a backpack and went live on Facebook to announce that he was beginning a walk across Armenia. His mission: to inspire a velvet revolution — and topple the corrupt regime that enjoys absolute power in his post-soviet nation.

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Every evening in a popular area of the city of Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso, Mrs Coda welcomes the children of prostitutes at her home. The young cry then stroll through the 'Black', a lively alley in the city center, until daybreak when they come to pick up their babies.

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Shadow Game is a mosaic story in which the experiences of many young refugees on the road are forged together into one universal tale: a modern Odyssey. Will they overcome the numerous obstacles they face? And will they find a new home?

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The film tells the story of a band of forgotten musicians. Riveting dialogue, hilarious twists and strong acting take viewers into the story of the former musicians, whose band split over 30 years ago.

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War and peace is a reflection on images and, as in a great novel divided into four
chapters – remote past, near past, present and future.

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Fragility and absurdity in this contemporary Bulgarian family are set against the backdrop of violent anti gender-equality protests. Based on a true story.

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ARICA tells the grim story of the Swedish mining company Boliden which, in the mid-1980s, shipped toxic waste to Chile with devastating consequences for the local community.

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One man's lonely struggle to rescue his seven orphaned grandchildren from a prison camp in Syria.

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The project follows activists on the protests in Hong Kong against the Beijing-influenced administration under Carrie Lam, the protests in Chile against social inequality in the country and in Uganda at the local Fridays for Future protests and actions for climate justice.

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A group of indigenous women risk their lives to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline construction that desecrated their ancient burial and prayer sites and threatens their land, water, and very existence.

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Nicolas is 13. For a long time now, he has been living in a foster home in the Bruche valley. From time to time, Nicolas sees his mother for a christening or a trip to the fairground. But one day he turns 15 and the future approaches.

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Peter is born deaf and blind, and the family has therefore always had to see and hear the world for him. Today Peter is 30 years old, still living at home. His need for help and assistance is so specific that the family is having trouble finding a residence for him.

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Investigated through expert interviews and the web lens of Generation Z, the documentary explores how the explosion of the digital revolution is impacting our society, our brains and mental health.

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An absurd game of “finding happiness” is being played by local Latvian coyotes* and illegal immigrants on the Russian and the European Union border. It is a game with no winners – all participants are driven to play by the sense of despair.

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An 18-year-old girl is killed in a bitter family feud in the Albanian highlands. Her bereaved father is torn by the pressures from a local bishop and an NGO chairman from the capital, not only to forgive the imprisoned killer and his family.

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A vividly re-creation of a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s. Shot on the streets of Algiers in documentary style, the film is a case study in modern warfare, with its terrorist attacks and the brutal techniques used to combat them.

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Two feature films named "The Red Orchestra" were produced 18 years apart, in East Germany in 1971 and in France in 1989. Both films center on a figure who led an anti-Nazi spy ring named "The Red Orchestra.

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In the Philippines, journalist Maria Ressa and her team from the news platform Rappler fight against a violent president who executes tens of thousands of people with death squads and turns the country into a dictatorship.

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In Port-au-Prince, a humanitarian aid organization’s 4x4 vehicle has been hacked: its Haitian passengers now use it to talk about neocolonialism and to denounce the promises of the international community that were made and never kept. Outside, barricades are erected, and the people cry out in anger.