Fly-on-the-wall look at the juvenile detention system in Brazil.
Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame
A little girl's attempt to go to school reveals the plight of many in modern Afghanistan.


Darfur Now
Documentary about those trying to raise the profile of genocide in Sudan.


Iron Ladies Of Liberia
A year in the life of the first female African president.
Women soldiers in Iraq.


Manufactured Landscapes
A documentarian follows photographer Edward Burtynsky as he captures the effects of industrialisation in Asia.
A girl's eye view of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
A Promise To The Dead: The Exile Journey Of Ariel Dorfman
An exploration of the exiled life of writer Ariel Dorfman.


Strange Culture
The artist as victim of The Patriot Act.
Under The Bombs
As the Israeli army bombs Lebanon in 2006, a mother makes a desperate journey to try to save her son.
Up The Yangtze
Documentary about the humanitarian impact of the Three Gorges Dam project.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Sundance Film Festival
World's best known celebration of independent film

Palm Springs International Film Festival
The first major festival of the year.

Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

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