Persepolis and Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame
(Country: Brazil; Year: 2006; Director: Maria Ramos; Stars: Luciana Fiala, Alessandro Jardim, Daniele Almeida, Guilherme de Carvalho, Isabela Duraes, Karina Lopes, Marco Aurelio Sant'ana, Wilson dos Santos)
Fly-on-the-wall look at the juvenile detention system in Brazil.
(Country: Sudan, US; Year: 2007; Director: Ted Braun; Writer: Ted Braun; Stars: Don Cheadle, Ahmed Maohammed Abakar, Hejewa Adam, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Pablo Recalde, Adam Sterling), Official Site
Documentary about those trying to raise the profile of genocide in Sudan.
Iron Ladies Of Liberia
(Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Daniel Junge, Siatta Scott Johnson; Stars: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Beatrice Munah Sieh, Antoinette Sayeh), Official Site
A year in the life of the first female African president.
A Promise To The Dead: The Exile Journey Of Ariel Dorfman and Manufactured Landscapes
(Country: Canada; Year: 2006; Director: Jennifer Baichwal; Stars: Edward Burtynsky)
A documentarian follows photographer Edward Burtynsky as he captures the effects of industrialisation in Asia.
(Country: France/US; Year: 2007; Director: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud; Writer: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud, based on the original graphic novels by Marjane Satrapi; Stars: voices of Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Simon Abkarian, Gabrielle Lopes, François Jerosme, Sean Penn, Gena Rowlands, Iggy Pop), Trailer
A girl's eye view of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
(Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Lynn Hershman-Leeson; Writer: Lynn Hershman-Leeson; Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Tilda Swinton, Peter Coyote, Josh Kornbluth, Steve Kurtz, Shoresh Alaudini, Cassie Powell, Jakob Bokulich, Larissa Clayton, Beatriz da Costa, Dr Susan Leeson)
The artist as victim of The Patriot Act.
Under The Bombs (Sous Les Bombes)
(Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Philippe Aractingi; Writer: Michel Leviant; Stars: Nada Abou Farhat, Georges Khabbaz), Official Site
As the Israeli army bombs Lebanon in 2006, a mother makes a desperate journey to try to save her son.
Darfur Now and Under The Bombs
Up The Yangtze
(Country: Canada; Year: 2007; Director: Yung Chang; Writer: Yung Chang; Stars: Jerry Chen Bo Yu, Cindy Yu Shui, the Yu Shui family), Official Site
Documentary about the humanitarian impact of the Three Gorges Dam project.