Victims and perpetrators from Jordan, India and Palestinian Territories share their stories of how the custom of honour killings has forever changed their lives. Broader commentary from officials and activists fighting this horrific tradition combine to create a comprehensive picture of this brutal practice.
Mobilising working-class transgender hairdressers and beauty queens, the dynamic leaders of the world’s only LGBT political party wage a historic quest to elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress.
In A Revolution in Four Seasons, two politically opposed young women fight to shape their lives along with the political future of Tunisia, the sole country to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings as a functional democracy.
Three girls, three Internet sensations; all pass away before they turn 21. Millions knew their stories but did anyone know the truth? Timelines is an intimate exploration of what it means to live and die online, and grieve in the digital age.
One of the worse subway disasters in history occurs when a train derails, killing 43. Faced with a media blackout & wall-of-silence from the government, a group of families of the victims begin what appears to be a hopeless cause, find the truth about what happened that fateful day & seek justice for those who died.
In Chile, where abortion remains illegal and punishable by imprisonment, we follow a group of young activists who run an underground abortion hotline. But does the new President signal a progressive agenda? The small group of activists take centre stage as the debate intensifies.
Jesus Town, USA is light-hearted and comedic documentary chronicling the journey of a 100-strong amateur cast, a dozen horses, and very devout community. When the man playing Jesus for 8 years retires, his replacement, a long-standing member of the cast, has a secret he is hiding from everyone.
Code of Silence follows the journeys of an Orthodox Jewish father and his son Manny who breaks the code of silence in an Orthodox community going public with his story of being sexually abused as a student. These explosive revelations - and the attention they bring - divide the notoriously private community.
Following the revelations of Code of Silence - sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish church - we witness a family tragedy engulf the whole community as elders go to trial, more victims come forward and an ancient tradition of 'solving problems in-house' falls apart as the extent of the cover-up is revealed.
We follow a group of men who have all commited acts of violence and intimidation against their families, but desperately want to change. Meeting once a week, these men aim to confront their behaviours and histories, and salvage their last hopes of a family life.
Shot over 25 years by Academy Award winning Director John Zaritsky, No Limits is a ‘7 Up’ inspired documentary that follows the lives of our disabled protagonists – Thalidomide victims - over the course of decades, revealing how changes in societies attitudes to disability have affected them.
At the age of 52 and suffering from terrible chronic back pain, Victor D’Altorio decided to end his life. With searing honesty, we follow his last months. His charm, warmth and positive energy are at odds with how society views 'suicide' until his last moments, when the film maker is moved to intervene.