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    Cinephil is an international sales and advisory firm, which has a strong reputation for securing international distribution, broadcasting, and financing deals for documentaries from all over the world on behalf of film producers and directors. With a history of selling unique and award-winning films, Cinephil also acts as a strategic advisor and co-producer. Cinephil has facilitated the sale and financing of well over a hundred films. Cinephil represented (and produced) the 2013 Academy Award nominee The Gatekeepers; the 2014 Academy Award nominee The Act of Killing, executive produced by Werner Herzog and Errol Morris; Cathedrals of Culture, a 3D project executive produced by Wim Wenders and including films by Wim Wenders and Robert Redford, and Martin Scorsese’s new documentary, The 50 Year Argument, about The New York Review of Books.

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    17 Blocks

    • Davy Rothbart
    • 2019

    17 Block illuminates a nation’s ongoing crisis through one family’s raw, stirring, and deeply personal saga.


    • Rachel Leah Jones, Philippe Bellaiche
    • 2019

    Vilified and praised in equal measure, the Israeli human rights lawyer Lea Tsemel has spent the last 50 years fighting against her country’s discriminatory legal system, primarily by defending Palestinians accused of violent acts of resistance.

    Chasing Yehoshua

    • Shay Fogelman
    • 2019

    Journalist Shay Fogelman makes it a personal mission to track down a murderer on the run. He spends eight years on this investigative documentary, which develops a sharp political edge as the intriguing discoveries mount.


    • Alexander Nanau
    • 2019

    In this explosive political thriller, filmmaker Alexander Nanau brilliantly investigates the consequences of a serious fire in the Colectiv nightclub in Bucharest. His tenacious research reveals, bit by bit, the deep-seated corruption that plagues his country.

    Dicktatorship - Macho Made in Italy

    • Gustav Hofer, Luca Ragazzi
    • 2019

    “To have a penis is to be chained to a madman” wrote Sophocles. 2500 years later not much seems to have changed.


    • Tonje Hessen Schei
    • 2019

    The use of artificial intelligence has far-reaching consequences, especially in the context of power and social control. With great access to many influential voices on this subject, iHuman explores how AI is changing our lives and our world.

    Made in Auschwitz: The Untold Story of Block 10

    • Sonya Winterberg, Sylvia Nagel
    • 2019

    Gynecologist Carl Clauberg conducted medical experiments on Jewish women in Auschwitz. His "research" on birth control and infertility is part of the medical canon to this day.

    My Rembrandt

    • Oeke Hoogendijk
    • 2019

    What makes Rembrandt’s paintings technically so extraordinary, and why are different people so deeply affected by his oeuvre, or a specific work? Centuries after his death, his paintings are still a source of drama and gripping plot twists.


    • Andre Hörmann
    • 2019

    Ringside looks at the dangerous, volatile world of Chicago’s South Side from the perspective of two remarkably gifted young boxers.

    Taste of Sky

    • Michael Yuchen Lei
    • 2019

    Viewed through the universally bonding power of food, Claus Meyer has taken his mission to La Paz opening of Gustu, a groundbreaking cooking school for Bolivia's impoverished youth.

    Waiting for the Carnival

    • Marcelo Gomes
    • 2019

    This portrait of an enterprising Brazilian town where almost everyone manufactures jeans is also the travelogue of filmmaker Marcelo Gomes. He knows the town from a distant past, and alternates nostalgia with a sense of realism.

    We Believe in Dinosaurs

    • Clayton Brown, Monica Ross
    • 2019

    With the goal of proving that the bible is scientifically and historically accurate, a new generation of "Earth Creationists" open the floodgates between Science and religion in the United States.