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    Angry Inuk

    • Alethea Arnaquq-Baril for Unikkaat Studios Inc.
    • 2016
    • 82 min

    A new generation of Inuit, armed with social media and their own sense of humour and justice, are challenging the anti-sealing groups and bringing their own voices into the conversation.

    Ara Güler, Once Upon A Time Istanbul

    • Samuel Aubin
    • 2017
    • 51 min

    He is nicknamed "The eye of Istanbul". The photographs that he has taken of his city have gone around the world for the last 50 years, and they make for an unrivalled visual memory. Ara Güler is today 89 years old. We look his photographs, the great photographer tells their stories, their conceptions, their historical and personal contexts.

    Back to the Fatherland

    • Kat Rohrer for GreenKat Productions
    • 2017
    • 75 min

    BACK TO THE FATHERLAND is the story of young people leaving their home country to pursue theirfortune somewhere else. A universal tale in today’s globalized world, if these young women and men werenot moving from Israel to those countries where their families were persecuted and killed less than a centuryago, Germany and Austria.

    Birth of a Family

    • Tasha Hubbard
    • 2017
    • 79 min

    Three sisters and a brother, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary by director Tasha Hubbard.

    City of Ghosts

    • Matthew Heineman for Our Time Projects
    • 2017
    • 90 min

    Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Matthew Heineman follows up Cartel Land with another real-life international thriller. With deeply personal access, City of Ghosts is the story of a brave group of Syrian citizen journalists risking their lives to stand up against the Islamic State in Raqqa.

    Comrade, Where Are You Today?

    • Kirsi Marie Liimatainen for Ilanga Films
    • 2016
    • 112 min

    In 1988 the 20-year-old Finn Kirsi Marie studies Marxism-Leninism at the international academy in the GDR. The international solidarity is convincing, but the real socialism is marked by contradictions. 24 years later, Kirsi Marie meets her former fellow students from South America, Middle East and Africa. What remains of their dream of revolution? 

    The Congo Tribunal

    • Milo Rau
    • 2017
    • 100 min

    Staged as a tribunal on-location in Bukavu and Berlin, director Milo Rau creates an unshrouded portrait of one of the biggest and bloodiest economic wars in human history. 

    D is for Division

    • Davis Simanis
    • 2017
    • 89 min

    Two worlds defined by a dividing line, two contradictory views of the past as well as the present. A film dealing with the tension existing on the borders between Europe and Russia. 

    Despot Housewives - The Impetuous

    • Joel Sorel
    • 2017
    • 52

    Further to the success of the first season, discover new episodes that combine love, glory, and terror. This episode - The Impetuous - focuses on Dewi Sukarno (Indonesia) & Grace Mugabe (Zimbabwe)

    Earth Sutra

    • Jordi Carot
    • 2017
    • 52 min

    'Earth Sutra' changes your vision of Tibet after 55 years of Chinese oppression. It shows how the exile can positively influence our planet regarding the crises of the 21st century.