A blind man – Wojtek – for the first time in his life, participates in the nationalist march celebrating Independence Day, in Poland.
This is a story about the most striking phenomenon in Russia's contemporary art - the art collective Voina (War). Its founders Vor (Thief) and Koza (Goat) lead an underground existence as they raise their one-year-old son Kasper and conduct art actions which walk the fine line between art and crime. No one is left untouched by their bold political statements. They live for the day hoping to change the world of tomorrow.
A mysterious artist appears in different districts of Minsk. He spreads his canvas and begins to paint. He creates puzzling geometric figures, rectangles and squares… The streets are alive...
The director recalls the years he spent in Bosnia and Hercegovina and with his distinctive humour he relates different stories from childhood in Tito's Yugoslavia and experiences from the war that led to the country's break-up.
A founding member of the Communist Party of the Philippines is in the final days of his life when his son discovers his role in the dark period of the Party’s history. In the last phone call they would share, father and son tell each other everything that needs to be said.
When we Talk about the KGB consists of seven heart-rending life stories, pointing to the lingering guilt over Soviet crimes, and the euphoria over the victory of freedom.
This is the story about a small country that in a certain period of history managed to overshadow all the other news headlines in the world. This is the story about the people who raised their independence with the smiles and songs regardless of the danger of the situation.
In 2013, the director was hired to produce a short film on the causes and treatment of osteoarthritis among the elderly, yet the award-winning film was soon embroiled in an unexpected copyright controversy with the commissioning organisation. T
A documentary about the complicity of the newspaper El Mercurio in the military coup of 1973 and in the crimes of the Pinochet dictatorship, in an investigation carried out by 5 journalism students that leads to the dismantling of the press montages made by the newspaper.
Director Ignacio Agüero interrupts the production of a film that is taking place in Chile during 1984 to ask the filmmakers what is the point of filming in Chile under the Pinochet dictatorship.
What could a former prisoner of the Stasi tell us about the state of civil rights in modern democracies? He gives his testimony from his old cell.
The documentary is tracking the life cycle of a mobile phone. From its birth in the mines in the Kolwezi, DR Congo, to its manufacturing in Chinese factories in the Pearl River Delta to its use and death in the markets and recycling dumps in Lagos, Nigeria...
The film documents the complex sino-african relations by travelling through eight countries on the African continent and China, along the different readings of the old Chinese fable of the foolish man Yu Gong, who moved the mountains.
An Occupy Mongkok story of Sifu, Tou-dai-zai and their neighbors. Portraits of humble participants of the Umbrella Movement in 2014, where the people of Hong Kong were fighting for 'true universal suffrage'.
In response to the Fukushima disaster, Yama-san is running an election campaign with an anti-nuclear message. But unlike last time, he has no money, no machine, no nothing. Does he even stand a chance?
A cinema-verite documentary which closely follows a heated election campaign in Japan, revealing the true nature of "democracy."
Three former prisoners speak of their time in Perm-36 gulag, now a museum. An event Pilorama reflects Russian society haunted by post-Soviet phantom pains. Red-brown activists denounce the existence of Perm-36, attracting support. Dark clouds gather...
This short documentary by Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Kahentiiosta, a young Kahnawake Mohawk woman arrested after the Oka Crisis' 78-day armed standoff in 1990. She was detained 4 days longer than the other women. Her crime? The prosecutor representing the Quebec government did not accept her Indigenous name.
In this feature-length documentary, Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Shannen’s Dream, a national campaign to provide equitable access to education in safe and suitable schools for First Nations children.
Frustrated by the political, artistic and social development in his
society, JOWAN SAFADI – a famous and controversive Palestinian-Israeli musician and single-father of a teenage son decides to again make some trouble in the conflict-ridden region.
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