Poster Boy explores the person behind the images that sparked the Arab Spring revolution in Egypt. In 2010 the images of Khaled Said before and after his murder by the secret police were posted on Facebook, beginning the protests that
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A selection of over 300 films we've supported so far in alphabetical order
In 1769 Tupaia, a Tahitian high priest, sailed on the Endeavour into unchartered waters. A navigator, diplomat, artist and explorer; it was he who ensured Cook’s success, indeed some say his survival, on his first Pacific voyage. Two modern day
Svalka: Yula’s Journey
Something Better to Come is a 12-year odyssey into the life of Yula, an extraordinary young Russian girl who lives in the Svalka, a huge rubbish dump outside of Moscow and, against almost insurmountable odds, lives to tell the tale Yula
Even revolutions begin with a story
The start of the Arab Spring was a momentous global event, raising great hopes for anyone interested in the forward march of humanity. Two years later, the meaning or consequences of these events are still not clear, and optimism has
Henry Singer’s gripping film tells the story of the extraordinary life and brutal death of filmmaker-turned-conservationist Joan Root, and of her campaign to save her beloved Lake Naivasha in Kenya. Who killed Joan Root? Was it the fish poachers, whom
Marriage and divorce through the lens
Moroccan divorcee Khadija works as a camerawoman at weddings in Casablanca. Her mother and brother strongly disagree with her choice of occupation and want her to quit. They’re already ashamed enough that Khadija, the mother of an 11-year old son,
Will justice be done?
Between 1975 and 1979, at least 250,000 Cambodian women were forced into marriages by the Khmer Rouge. Noces Rouges (Red Wedding) is the story of one of its victims, Pen Sochan, who pits her humanity against an ideology and a
Imagine you’re in India and you’re in love. The law says you have the right to marry the person of your choice but your parents say you don’t. To avoid a forced marriage to someone else, you decide to elope.
When you bag a bargain, who pays for it?
Dirty White Gold is a self-presented feature film probing into the soft cotton of your underwear, the pesticides used to produce that cotton and the people who perish for your pretty panties. It’s an in-depth analysis, a heart-wrenching story and