Human Rights

Buoyancy

This story of a 14-year-old Cambodian sold into forced labor on a Thai fishing boat is a passi...

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5 Broken Cameras

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - An extraordinary work of both cinematic and polit...

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Fatima

A patient, reflective study of a middle-aged Moroccan-born single mother pressured by her neighbors ...

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Finding Fela

Directed by Alex Gibney, this is the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and ...

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Human

Using testimonies and aerial images, filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand confronts the realities and dive...

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Ixcanul

In this dreamlike fusion of documentary and fable, two young, impoverished Mayan lovers escape from ...

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Khodorkovsky

In October 2003, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former head of the Russian oil company Yukos, was arrested on...

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Kids for Cash

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind a notorious scandal that rocked the nation. In the wake of t...

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Little Gandhi

Little Gandhi is a powerful documentary that follows the life of iconic Syrian peace activist Ghiyat...

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matangi / Maya / M.I.A

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge&rsq...

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Acasa, My Home

In the wilderness of the Bucharest Delta, an abandoned water reservoir just outside the bustling met...

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Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2

An illuminating look at the American criminal justice system from the perspective of a juror on a tr...

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Omar

Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to cross the separation wall to visit his secret ...

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Love Free or Die

Love Free or Die is about a man whose two defining passions the world cannot reconcile: his love of...

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Playing Frisbee in North Korea

Calling North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, fat can get you killed in North Korea. Any other complaint...

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Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes & Sadomasochism

Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes & Sadomasochism immerses the viewer in the San Francisco leather dy...

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Fire at Sea

An Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature and the first nonfiction film to ever win...

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A Sinner in Mecca

Parvez Sharma risks death to illegally film his Hajj pilgrimage - an act made more daring by the fac...

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Sea Sorrow

“Sea Sorrow” marks Vanessa Redgrave’s debut as a film director and is a very perso...

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Down a Dark Stairwell

A Chinese-American police officer kills an unarmed Black man in a dark stairwell of a New York City ...

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State 194

In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were...

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

The first documentary about Maya Angelou celebrates her life and reveals new insight into the l...

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STOP

STOP places the stop and frisk controversy in the context of a long history of civil rights, with pr...

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Kimjongilia: The Flower of Kim Jong Il

The first film to fully expose the humanitarian crisis of North Korea, this stylish, deeply moving d...

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Songs from the North

SONGS FROM THE NORTH is an essay film which offers an unique look at the enigma of North Korea, a co...

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The Blood is at the Doorstep

After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and kill...

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The Revisionaries

The theory of evolution and a re-write of US history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed ...

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The New Public

In fall 2006, former DJ, point guard and teacher turned first-time principal, James O'Brien, opened ...

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Sushi: The Global Catch

Blue Fin Tuna is a valuable commodity that faces potential extinction due to the explosion in the po...

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The Force

At a powderkeg moment in American policing, The Force goes deep inside the embattled Oakland Police ...

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Denise Ho – Becoming the Song

Denise Ho – Becoming the Song profiles the openly gay Hong Kong singer and human rights a...

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This is Not a Film

This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a l...

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Salt of This Sea

Annemarie Jacir's politically charged feature debut is the story of Soraya, a Brooklyn-born woman wh...

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King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles ...

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A Good Day to Die

A Good Day to Die chronicles the American Indian Movement (AIM) by recounting the life story of Denn...

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Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Because he had published the twelve Danish cartoons that had triggered the wrath of Muslims worldwid...

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI investigates its extraordinary and often complex subject's life outside t...

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Invisible Valley

Invisible Valley weaves together the disparate stories of undocumented farmworkers, wealthy snowbird...

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Vessel

A fearless physician sails a ship through loopholes in international law, providing abortions on the...

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Concerning Violence

From the director of The Black Power Mixtape comes a bold and fresh visual narrative on Africa, base...

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Bikes vs Cars

The conflict of philosophy and machinery is only the beginning in this surprisingly deep and enterta...

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The Wanted 18

Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing...

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Of Men and War

Shot over five years, Of Men and War gives perhaps the most in-depth look at the recovery efforts of...

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Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

An intimate and powerful encounter with one of today's most politically influential artists and the ...

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Who Is Dayani Cristal?

The body of an unidentified immigrant is found in the Arizona Desert. In an attempt to retrace his p...

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Whose Country?

A young filmmaker in post-revolution Egypt enters the previously forbidden underworld of t...

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The Wobblies

“Solidarity! All for One and One for All!” Deborah Shaffer and Stewart Bird’s...

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How to Change the World

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's im...

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Homeland: Iraq Year Zero

An extraordinary personal look at the people of Iraq prior to and immediately after the US invasion ...

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