In 1961, France established its space-center in Kourou, French Guiana, expropriating local Guianese. Field investigation meets archival video to empower a silenced population.
From Shame to Pride explores queer identity in a deeply meditative reflection on childhood in Brazil in the 1990s.
An observational documentary set in post conflict Belfast’s Ardoyne, where a marginalized, working class community has for generations been plagued by poverty, drugs and guns. This film charts the dream of Headmaster Kevin McArevey and his dedicated, visionary team illustrating how critical thinking and care can empower and encourage children to see beyond the boundaries […]
Throughout the 1970s, the journalist Elías Barahona, a.k.a. “El Topo”/”The Mole”, infiltrated the heart of one of the most repressive governments in Guatemala. In seeking to uncover the story of this secretive and unique individual, The Silence of the Mole, captures the moments when the revelations from the past probes the cracks in the walls […]
The Panola Project chronicles the journey of the unstoppable Dorothy Oliver to vaccinate her rural, Black town of Panola, AL from the convenience store she runs out of a mobile home. Nearly 99% of adults in her town have received the shot in a state with one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country.
When 32-year-old activist and father Ady Barkan is diagnosed with ALS and given four years to live, he finds himself in a deep depression, struggling to connect with his newborn son, whose presence reminds him of the future he will miss. But after a chance confrontation with Senator Jeff Flake goes viral, Ady decides to […]
Fly So Far is grave warning of how far state control of women’s bodies can go. Imagine that you are pregnant. You are in your ninth month. You feel an intense pain. You faint. When you wake up you are at the hospital, surrounded by police officers. They accuse you of having killed your own […]
Firestarter documents thirty years of Australia’s most successful contemporary dance company, Bangarra, from formation to First Nations cultural powerhouse. The film recognizes Bangarra’s founders and tells the story of how three young Aboriginal brothers — Stephen, David and Russell Page — led the company’s spectacular growth. But as Firestarter reveals, the company’s (inter)national success came […]
A personal, visual essay about gender transition – focusing on the social context and implications and exploring how the world is different living as female compared to being perceived as male. Jack tells his story by using and reframing gender focused tropes and imagery from popular culture, mythology, history and art.
In the misty mountains of North Vietnam, a teenage Hmong girl walks the thin line between childhood and becoming an adult. Over a period of three years, girls in her minority are forced to lose their innocence, discover the traps of seduction and fight for their independence.