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    New films to watch at home


    • Returning to her home city of Zinder in Niger, Aicha Macky shows how her young compatriots are faring there. A powerful, candid, and surprisingly hopeful glimpse into the world of the local gangs.

    In Flow of Words

    • What does translating gruesome court testimony do to you? Three interpreters at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague discuss the disconnect between professionalism and the intense emotion generated by their work.

    Mr. Landsbergis

    • Singing even a peaceful song can unleash a revolution. Lithuanian politician Vytautas Landsbergis looks back on his country’s independence struggle in this captivating masterclass on the collapse of the Soviet Union by the great chronicler Sergei Loznitsa.


    • A thoughtful father-daughter portrait in which 10-year-old Na’ama considers her father’s business—he’s a livestock farmer supplying the meat industry. Na’ama loves animals and has questions about their fate. Is it possible to do business differently?

    Showgirls of Pakistan

    • People may regard the way Afreen, Uzma, and Reema earn their living as vulgar, but these Pakistani dancers hold their heads high despite the threats, censorship, and prejudice. An energy-packed, taboo-busting record of a dynamic subculture.

    Classics to watch at home

    Anniversary of the Revolution

    • Possibly the first feature-length documentary ever made, Dziga Vertov's long lost film portrays the Russian Revolution first-hand.

    Episode 3 - Enjoy Poverty

    • Artist Renzo Martens launches a project in Congo where he enlists the locals to document their own poverty.

    The Other Man - F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid

    • A reconstruction of the end of apartheid in South Africa, viewed from the perspective of former President de Klerk.

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