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Proud workers from the closed-down Ursus tractor factory relive their past through re-enactments. Their movements, formed through muscle memory and combined with sounds from the factory, create a symphony.
Polish (With English subtitles)
Feelings and vulnerability are met with words of reassurance and inspiration. People hunt for a sense of purpose, inner-peace or self-confidence, while coaches and programmes meet the growing demand.
Dutch (With English subtitles)
Renata and Alexis are making a film together. The charismatic Renata is happy to perform when Alexis visits her in the penitentiary. She’s less inclined to discuss why she is there.
English, German (With English subtitles)
Pepsi is a transgender militant born in the Philippines and looking for a new identity in Europe, crossing boundaries in search of gender equality, citizenship and recognition as a human being.
English, French (With English subtitles)
A grim and compelling journey through the eyes of an undertaker and the lives and deaths of victims shaping the Philippines in President Rodrigo Duterte’s lethal drug war.
Tagalog (With English Subtitles)
Filmmaker Yuki Kawamura embarks on a roadtrip with his father to Sapporo, Japan, to talk to the people who knew Norie, Yuki’s mother, who died when he was only three years old.
Japanese (With English subtitles)
While the tropical depression hangs heavy over Taipei, Kuo and his wife work through the humid nights, serving food to the sleepless and restless.
Taiwanese (With English subtitles)
To the occasional random visitor, the quiet courtyard with its dreamy linden trees presents as an enchanted garden right off the busy life of Torstrasse in the centre of Berlin.
German, English (With English subtitles)
After being diagnosed with leukemia in 1993, Danny begins filming. What comes forth is a hilarious and heartbreaking found-footage film about disease, mental illness and the meaning of life.
Shot against the backdrop of the 2016 election and the rise of Donald Trump, The Big House, America's largest stadium, presents a microcosm of America by showing everything but the game.
Writer and director Frank Beauvais crafts a blistering and brilliant essay recounting an intense personal crisis he experienced; utilizing clips from 400 films he watched during the painful six month period.
French (With English subtitles)
In search of a man who disappeared from his village in rural India, we encounter people offering hints of his fate. Beyond the shadows and ambiguity, what do we leave behind?
Hindi, Punjabi, Bhojpuri (With English subtitles)
Three students debate over a right to speak and to share their points of view regarding the largest student struggle of the century and the recent political context in Brazil.
Portuguese (With English subtitles)
Landlords without faces. Apartments without renters. A documentary exploring the new, unliveable city.
English, Spanish, Italian, German, Korean (With English subtitles)
Turning normative gender and sexuality on its head, we find the world looks different from this angle. The films of Flip the Script both celebrate and galvanise of the power of the LGBTQ+ community.
An exuberant and illuminating portrait that highlights the innovative Afro-Portuguese music scene thriving amid the suburban margins of Lisbon’s teeming metropolis.
Portuguese, English, Creole (With English subtitles)
16-year-old Austyn is hoping his positivity-exuding live streams will take him away from Tennessee. But not all goes to plan in this nuanced exploration of the cost of the social media gold rush.
In Pueblo Nación Ranquel, an indigenous community in the north of Argentina hunting is a rite of passage. Uriel, however, wants to follow a different path.
Spanish (With English subtitles)
Once Aurora is a coming of age story from inside the music industry about a girl trying to find who she will be as an artist and as a woman.
Norwegian, English (With English subtitles)
What if you were a passer-by in the Beijing streets, a peasant hoping for the rain to fall, a steelworker in disappearing factories, a tourist on a packed beach, praying in Ningxia or Qinghai?
Mandarin (No English subtitles)
Solidarity is about the secretive methods used against UK activists and trade unionists. Blacklisted construction workers and activists spied on by the police share their ongoing struggles.
First-time director Johana Ožvold’s creative approach to telling the story of electronic music matches the playfulness of the genre itself, where programmers become poets, and experiments rule the day.
English, Czech, French (With English subtitles)
A sensory opus from the volcanic island of Hawaii, where honey bees, the original people's cosmology and a NASA project are all part of a thought-provoking ecosystem.
Three generations of the Phadke family live and work together in South Bombay. As they prepare for a wedding, director Archana Atul Phadke observes the shifting, often funny, household dynamics.
Marathi, English (With English subtitles)
Astonishingly spare and poetic portrait of a haunted Russian recluse's life deep in the forest, acutely observed through each of the four seasons.
Russian (With English subtitles)
In a world divided by borders and walls, While We Are Here presents a story where love overcomes cultural and geographical distances.
Portuguese, Arabic, French, English (With English subtitles)
Born into a family of spies, Leva’s fate was sealed at birth. This is the personal spy story of the Cold War investigated by a CIA and KGB double agent's daughter.
English, Latvian, Russian, Swedish (With English subtitles)
To shine a light forward into the future, we co-present a selection of short films for young people together with Pavilion’s Art School for Rebel Girls - an ongoing arts project fostering confidence, creativity and collaboration between young women.
Looking out from the Post-Soviet zone, ZONA captures an Eastern generation that appears to have more in common with internet culture than the experience of their parents.
At the centre of the Earth is a black tree, those who can reach it may be able to talk to the trees, send messages through birds and heal curses.
Spanish, Toba Qom (With English subtitles)
Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans — with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and at large construction sites, engaged in a constant struggle to take possession of the planet.
German (With English subtitles)
The greatest undiscovered musical genius of all time. He has recorded 400 albums in 40 years... in his bedroom. Unique and eccentric. Unrecognised outside of a small group of music insiders, until now.
In affluent suburban Maryland, teenage brothers Matthew and Peter while away the summer days, alternatively bickering and bonding, filmed by their cousin Ben Mullinkosson. A funny and astutely observed story of brotherhood.
Never-before-seen footage takes you straight into the heart of NASA's most celebrated mission as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin embark on a historic trip to the moon.
After escaping the Syrian war, a free-spirited young girl and her family must navigate confined life, stranded in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.
Arabic (With English subtitles)
A farewell letter, a furious lamentation to a mother, a land, a hero, a victim, a martyr. This is a symbolic social-political voyage of a society spiralling between religion, identity and collective memory.
Chilo and Omar live on a deserted beach, their lives seemingly cut off from the world. They fish to survive and at night they drink, swapping stories about their past.
Shot like a Hollywood thriller, this visceral exposé lays bare the deadly heart of darkness behind Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte's single-minded war on drugs.
Tagalog, English (With English subtitles)
Veera transforms into the confident V through elaborate live-action role plays. The intense situations are helping her to confront memories of her often traumatic childhood in Finland.
Finnish, English (With English subtitles)
Sunrise With Sea Monsters follows a wandering desktop hard drive in a quest to explore the new methods and technologies being developed to store and preserve human knowledge for humanity in the future.
During a country-wide blockade, striking Brazilian truckers hope military intervention will bring a solution. But when the army finally arrives to end the crisis, nothing goes quite as expected.
What does it mean to live in a committed relationship? Determined to probe the relationship between desire, love, and commitment Bara Jichova Tyson creatively intertwines collage, archive and confessional interviews with unseen subjects.
Bittersweet, closely observed blend of doc and fiction follows two Cuban boys, timid Lionel and volatile Antuan, roaming through their dying industrial town in the final, lazy days of summer.
In the blazing heat of August, 2017, filmmaker Brett Story journeyed to all five boroughs of New York City asking people their thoughts and hopes for the future.
The great contribution of Audre Lorde's intellectual irreverence to the thinking of her contemporary and succeeding generations was profound. Three films explore her influence in Britain.
Director Juilan Elie's stark, unremitting epic offers a sweeping Shoah-like potency in its complex exploration behind the disappearances of thousands of Mexican men and women.
Spanish, English (With English subtitles)
Eva is used to sharing: for years, the young Italian’s life has been an open book to online viewers. In this boundary-pushing performative documentary we look for the real Eva.
English, German, Italian (With English subtitles)
Mark, 18, and Krill, 20, have only known one another a month, but together they head out on holiday to indulge in their passions for girls, dancing, cloud rap and skateboarding.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants cross Mexico annually, seeking new lives. Following the migrant trail are Gustavo, recovering from being shot by Mexican police, and Jason, who is examining the trail’s grisly remains.
In this unusual travelogue, filmmaker Miko Revereza is an unnoticed passenger crossing America on an Amtrak train. His thoughts and overheard monologues paint a portrait of an America where nothing can be taken for granted.
English, Filipino (With English subtitles)
The Bucaramanga supporters are notorious football fans. Beside the stunning Andean Mountains, a group of young men make a long-distance pilgrimage to an away game, looking for trouble along the way.
A proud transgender sex worker since the age of 11, Luana Muniz, now 59, shapes a new reality in her 'hostel' by housing a new generation of trans sex workers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Open your eyes to inspiring, radical artists, and bold cinematic visions.
Various (With English subtitles)
Director Takashi Makino coined the phrase "Memento Stella" to remind himself to "never forget that we too reside among the stars", so that perhaps we might find shared expression beyond the divisions that tear us apart.
History has not always paid due recognition to the to the women who have been vital cogs keeping the machine turning. Here we honour the powerful women of the North: their mobilisation, resilience and innovation in the world of work.
Through alternative music, Lima Screams displays a constellation of moments that become intertwined and develop a musical dialogue within a space.
A small village in the Brazilian outback is considered the nation’s capital of jeans. It’s also a microcosm that depicts modern day capitalism and its transgressions.
In this creative observational documentary we see the Los Reyes skatepark in Santiago de Chile through the eyes of Chola and Football — two dogs who keep a bemused eye on the park’s goings-on.
The Great Hack uncovers the dark world of data exploitation with astounding access to the personal journeys of key players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal.
Parque Dom Pedro Hotel in São Paulo opened its doors to over 100 people suffering from drug addiction and homelessness. Swinging between lucidity and intoxication, the residents tussle for love.
After filmmaker Hassan Fazili receives a Taliban death sentence, the Afghan director and his family seek asylum in western Europe, keeping a mobile phone diary of their perilous journey.
Farsi, English (With English subtitles)
A father and his sons spend almost every night operating their private ambulance in Mexico City; an unstable income in a low-employment crisis. With financial pressures, their priorities as first responders are compromised.
Most Israelis call them ‘terrorists’. But Lea Tsemel calls her Palestinian clients ‘freedom fighters’. For decades she has taken on the impossible struggle of representing their humanity and motivations in court.
Hebrew, Arabic (With English Subtitles)
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is a beautiful yet tragic love story between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen.
English, Norwegian (With English subtitles)
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