As Brazil prepares for the biggest sporting event in the world, a group of homeless children are chosen to represent their country in the Street Child World Cup. We follow these children on an inspiring journey as they face a competition that could change their lives.
Private Violence explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Every day in the US, at least four women are murdered by abusive (and often, ex) partners. The knee-jerk response is to ask: ‘why doesn’t she just leave?’
Private Violence shatters the brutality of this logic. Through the eyes of two survivors – Deanna Walters, a mother...
Freedom From Choice
Life is about choice. What we eat, what we read, who we elect; every day we make choices that determine how we want to live.
But what if these choices are just an illusion?
In an era where regulations and red tape rule every industry, where lobby groups and big business wield more influence than ever before, our daily choices have become increasingly limited. And with all our options so deliberately handpicked,...
J Street: The Art of the Possible
J Street is on the frontlines of the world’s most “intractable” problem. An upstart lobby group in Washington, D.C., J Street dares to assert what to many seems obvious: that a two-state solution is Israel’s only future, and any peace deal will require robust American participation. It sees itself playing David to AIPAC, the Israel Lobby’s Goliath, and, less than five years old, has been making surprising gains.
During student demonstrations in Chile, a group of idealistic teenagers take over and occupy Dario Salas high school for 6 months. Barricaded inside, they face police raids & hunger strikes while living through the every day traumas of growing up.
This controversial coming-of-age documentary set in the remote South African bush follows a group of Afrikaner boys at military camp. However, what starts out as basic training, fitness & camaraderie intensifies as darker ideological elements emerge.
Murder is the leading cause of work related deaths for journalists as censorship increases worldwide. In addition to those killed, dozens have been attacked, kidnapped, or forced into exile due to their coverage of crime & corruption.
Covering online gaming addiction & sexting to social media narcissism & communication, DSKNECTD surveys the changes to the digital landscape that have profoundly altered the way we interact.
Following the horrors of World War II, there was a strong desire for a better world in which peace would be maintained and human rights respected - the U.N was born. Now, more than 60 years later, the image of the UN has become severely tarnished.
Controversial to its core, this hard-hitting anti-Western propaganda film, looks at the influence of American visual and consumption culture on the rest of the world from a North Korean perspective.
Sidney Rittenberg arrived in China as a GI at the end of World War II. Discharged there, he joined the Communist Party, and was an active participant in the Communist revolution & its aftermath, including the Cultural Revolution, Great Leap Forward & Hundred Flowers Campaign.
A Whisper to a Roar presents the inspiring and dangerous work of democracy activists in five countries around the world - Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.