Returning to Kyiv to search for his missing dog during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, director Stas Kapralov documents his journey as he joins forces with volunteers and becomes part of a movement to rescue animals caught in the crossfire of war.
Politics & Current Affairs
In 2017, the #MeToo hashtag shook the world, sparking an unprecedented wave of sexual assault revelations in the Western world. Today, the storm of virulent misogyny is raging on, flooding our screens with harassment, defamation, sextortion, revenge porn, rape & death threats, and more. 73% of women are abused online.
At the height of the cold war, US broadcaster ABC set about making a made-for-TV movie about the effects of a nuclear bomb on ordinary American people, little knowing the obstacles & opposition they would face during its production, & the eduring impact it would have once broadcast - both in the US & in Russia.
Formerly a well-known actor throughout Turkey, Rüzgar hoped he could lead a private life as a transman. Things looked positive at first – until he was outed on Twitter and suddenly Rüzgar’s journey is thrust onto the front pages. A media frenzy ensues, and the question of trans-rights grips Turkey, with Rüzgar the reluctant figurehead.
We follow the Takata whistleblower and former engineers as they unveil a deadly corporate cover-up leading to the largest international product recall in history. Takata’s airbags have already killed or maimed more than 350 people and are on track to blast at least 2,000 more.
In a detention camp on Tenerife, migrants wait for asylum apointments that never come. Driven by uncertainty and the lack of dignified conditions, they build an alternative camp and begin to organise. We witness the lives of those who have begun their journey to a better life to find themselves trapped between two worlds in a bureaucratic nightmare.
The revival of NYC is one of the most remarkable stories in urban history. Once a failing city that by 1990 had over 2,200 murders and 93,000 violent robberies annually, it went on to be the revitalised world capital. As the 400th anniversary of New York approaches in 2024, we find out what was behind the Fall and Rise of New York.
We explore the ill-fated offensive in Afghanistan told by the foreigners and Afghans who lived it. We track the arc of America’s longest war via personal experiences, looking at the pitfalls of military intervention, humanitarian aid, nation building and the resulting culture clash.
In Canada, a number of public figures have been alleged to be a ´Pretend Indian´. In other words, someone who claims distant indigenous identity but upon deeper scrutiny has been accused of stealing jobs and opportunities from real natives. But why would someone fake an indigenous identity?
For a long time, Central America has been on the ascendance, but opposing forces have hindered positive developments. There have emerged two Americas, and in between these two visions, journalist Stef Biemans listens to what Central America has to tell.
In March 2002, a state TV station in China was hijacked by members of outlawed spiritual group Falun Gong. Their goal was to counter the government narrative about their practice. Eternal Spring brings to life with stunning animation, the heist, and its repercussions.
Gun Shot Wound takes a hard look at routine gun violence in America through the eyes of its trauma surgeons. The film examines the crisis through a public health lens and highlights hospital-based violence intervention programs designed to combat the epidemic.