As the director Mads Brügger uncovers a critical secret that could send shockwaves around the world, we realize that sometimes absurdity and irony are the emboldening ingredients needed to confront what’s truly sinister.
Well-behaved women seldom make history, and Petrunya is no exception. Teona Strugar Mitevska's fierce film captures a day of Macedonian life drenched in the patriarchy, tradition and outdated codes of conduct.
Christopher Lee and blood-drinking, virgin-sacrificing minions planning to end humankind? More like a smart documentary that enlightens the viewer while it also turns out to be hilarious and highly entertaining.
One-Off Incident short films are part of a film sensation made by fifteen filmmakers, artists, researchers and social activists collectively. The films reveal the hidden way power is exercised on women in both private life and in society.
Kim Longinotto’s carefully structured portrait of the fearless photojournalist Letizia Battaglia introduces, who's been capturing indelible images of the brutal atrocities of life under the Mafia in Sicily. Battaglia has the curiosity and ageless spirit of Agnès Varda.
One of many beauties of The Swallows of Kabul is that it portrays every central character as a complex human being capable of change. The film threads an undying hope for the future through every shade of its tragedy and sacrifice.
In the urban jungle of Kinshasa underground visual artists, musicians and performers create amazing art using recycled objects and their own bodies to express their anger, but also their dreams for change.
Family might not be the worst but it definitely is the hardest. Director's Filipino stepmother is living in Sweden, pressured for money by her sons back home who believe she lives in luxury. In reality Yolanda is struggling between two worlds.