Semret is an Eritrean immigrant who lives and works in Switzerland. She works around the clock at the hospital to fulfill her dream of becoming a midwife, raising her daughter Joe alone. For Semret, the hard work is a necessary price to ensure a better life for Joe, a life that is not contingent upon the heavy price that Semret paid in her past.
In 2014, Canadian tourist Emily Spanton enters a bar in Paris. The events of that night have been covered and discussed in France repeatedly over the years that have passed since then: according to Spanton, she met a group of French policemen in a bar who brutally raped her, while the policemen for their part vehemently deny all accusations.
The film's director Rodrigo Reyes first meets the boy Sanso when he acts as an interpreter for him during his criminal trial in California. Sanso was sentenced to life in prison for his membership in a gang that committed a shocking murder, but the sentence and Sanso's personality continued to trouble Reyes, and he renewed contact with him.
With its white beaches, beautiful turquoise waters and wild green forests, the island of Palawan is like heaven. But powerful and corrupt forces want to enslave the virgin island and loot its natural treasures. Risking their lives, three environmental activists decide to fight to save their home – the last remaining piece of nature in the Philippines.
With deep roots in the working class of war-torn Belfast, Lyra McKee became a nationally renowned investigative journalist. She did not cease to expose the consequences of the conflict days in Northern Ireland and demanded a proper response to the crimes that were forgotten after the peace agreement.
American football player Colin Kaepernick had it all: a multi-million dollar contract with a top team, passionate fans and a promising sports career. Nevertheless, in his protest of police violence against blacks, Kaepernick chooses to kneel during the playing of the national anthem before the game.