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Human Rights Films

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A Call Girl

A Call Girl

Working as a prostitute, Alexandra's life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, confusion and responsibility.

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A Screaming Man

A Screaming Man

A former swimming champion selfishly puts his welfare above his son during the Chadian revolution, and out of guilt, regrets his decision.

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Aaltra

Aaltra

In this pitch black comedy, the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. However, after a tractor accident leaves them both paralyzed, they no longer focus their rage on each other...

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Afterimage

Afterimage

A story of a well-known Polish avant-garde painter who opposed the Stalinist social realistic styleand maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.

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An Afghan Love Story

An Afghan Love Story

After Wajma discovers she’s pregnant – the result of a tryst with the gregarious Mustafa – she and her family must face societal pressure in conservative Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Angry Inuk

Angry Inuk

The film interweaves the reality of Inuit life with the story of their challenge to both the anti-sealing industry and those nations that mine resources on Inuit lands while simultaneously destroying ...

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Apprentice

Apprentice

A correctional officer becomes friends with the chief hangman of a prison and then selected to become his trainee.

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Before Your Eyes

Before Your Eyes

Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force.

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Clandestine Childhood

Clandestine Childhood

The story of Juan's undercover childhood, the son of Argentinian rebels with a hope to improve their children's future.

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Deep Web

Deep Web

Join an investigation into the conviction of Ross Ulbricht, creator of the anonymous digital drug marketplace, the Silk Road.

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Documented

Documented

Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as one of 11 million undocumented American immigrants.

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El Bola

El Bola

When a new boy arrives at his school, Pablo - whose own family life is filled with violence - discovers a family where love actually does prevail.

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For My Father

For My Father

A Palestinian man forced into a suicide mission, and a beautiful young Israeli woman, outcast from her orthodox family, fall in love during a desperate weekend in Tel Aviv.

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Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK tells the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frants Fanon.

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Free Men

Free Men

In WWII France, an Algerian black marketeer risks his life when he joins the Paris Mosque in a clandestine mission to help Jews escape the Nazis.

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Her Name is Sabine

Her Name is Sabine

An intelligent, moving and beautiful documentary portrait of Sabine, a 38-year-old autistic woman, filmed by her sister, the famous French actress Sandrine Bonnaire.

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Hitler's Children

Hitler's Children

A documentary looking into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command.

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I Am The Ambassador

I Am The Ambassador

I AM THE AMBASSADOR is a ten-episode documentary series, that depicts the life of the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark: Rufus Gifford.

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Illegal

Illegal

After being arrested for living illegally in Belgium, a Russian woman finds herself on an earth-shattering journey to escape prison and reunite with her son.

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Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo

As Teresa, a live-in Filipino maid in Singapore, becomes an unspoken part of the Lim family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the family's new normal.

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Jaffa

Jaffa

A beautiful Israeli girl plans to elope with a Palestinian mechanic, but a shocking & sadistic turn of events will change their lives forever.

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Kamikaze 89

Kamikaze 89

In his last film role, legendary director Rainer Werner Fassbinder plays Jansen, an expert cop living in a dystopic future where a mysterious organization known as the The Combine controls all media.

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Karen Cries on the Bus

Karen Cries on the Bus

Karen discovers, after 10 years of marriage, she has left behind her dreams devoting herself to home chores and realizes it has been a mistake that cost her her youth.

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King of Devil's Island

King of Devil's Island

A teenager accused of murder is sent to an island reform school where the director torments the boys—but it’s only a matter of time before he plots a cruel revenge.

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La Sirga

La Sirga

Alicia tries to reshape her life in La Sirga, a dilapidated hostel on the shores of a great lake in the highlands of the Andes, where she will try to settle down until her fears and the threat of war ...

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Lucky

Lucky

A young orphan ironically – or perhaps fittingly – named Lucky leaves his Zulu village for the big city after his mother passes away.

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Munyurangabo

Munyurangabo

After stealing a machete from a market in Kigali, Munyurangabo and his friend, Sangwa, leave the city on a journey tied to their pasts. Munyurangabo wants justice for his parents who were killed in th...

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Pelle the Conqueror

Pelle the Conqueror

In this Academy Award-winning film from 1987, a Swedish father and son escape their impoverished rural life in hopes of finding a new start in Denmark.

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Protektor

Protektor

A Czech journalist joins a Prague radio station that broadcasts Nazi propaganda in order to protect his Jewish wife.

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Room 514

Room 514

A beautiful, determined Israeli military investigator fights for justice when she interrogates ruthless young officers accused of brutalizing Arab civilians. Her only escape is a torrid affair with a ...

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Secrets of War

Secrets of War

With the war escalating around them, three friends in a Nazi-occupied village find their bond put to the test as secrets are revealed and loyalty is challenged.

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Seven Minutes in Heaven

Seven Minutes in Heaven

Galia survives a suicide bombing on a bus and has a hard time remembering that day until someone sends her a necklace; a gift that sets her off on a journey to find the missing pieces of the puzzle fr...

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Shun Li and the Poet

Shun Li and the Poet

A Chinese barmaid and a Slavic fisherman find friendship and more in an Italian fishing village.

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Storm

Storm

Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosnians. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a t...

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Take Me to the River

Take Me to the River

A Californian teenager's plan to come out at his Nebraskan family reunion gets derailed when a bloodstain on his young cousin's dress places him at the center of a long-buried family secret.

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The Barefoot Artist

The Barefoot Artist

Lily Yeh is a global artist who is fueled by a belief that art is a human right, and that artists can create a foundation for profound social change.

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The Human Resources Manager

The Human Resources Manager

A tragi-comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article.

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The Iran Job

The Iran Job

When American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard begins playing in Iran, his world turns upside down. During the nation's controversial green revolution, and against the country’s laws, he befrien...

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The Notorious Mr. Bout

The Notorious Mr. Bout

The Notorious Mr. Bout examines the life of international arms dealer Viktor Bout as he builds his empire under the shadows of the fall of Communism, as a series of governments willingly look the othe...

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The Violin

The Violin

An elderly Mexican musician leads a traveling band that also includes his son and grandson. Determined to fight the country's military regime,they help to supply guerrilla fighters by hiding ammunitio...

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Tomorrow We Disappear

Tomorrow We Disappear

Since the 1970s New Delhi's magicians, puppeteers, and circus performers have called the tinsel slum, the Kathputli Colony, their home.

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Under the Bombs

Under the Bombs

During a cease-fire in the 2006 Lebanon-Israel conflict, a Christian taxi driver brings a Shiite woman from Beirut to the the country's south to scour the rubble of local towns for her son.

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Watchtower

Watchtower

A troubled young hostess is rescued from a shocking calamity by a fire warden fighting demons of his own.

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Welcome

Welcome

Kurdish teen Bilal has traveled all the way to the north of France in the hope of reuniting with his girlfriend in England. To get around a legal technicality, he decides to swim across the English Ch...

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Witnesses

Witnesses

When 3 soldiers discover a man inside a home they are bombing, they easily kill him. But, when a witness is discovered, she proves a bigger challenge, setting in motion a riveting game of cat & mouse....

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XXY

XXY

The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old and the challenge presented by her medical condition.

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