Afghan Star
Four hopefuls compete to become pop idols in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Back Home Tomorrow
The lives of two children touched touched by war.
Burma VJ
Burmese journalists risk life imprisonment to report from inside their sealed-off country.
Crude
The inside story of the “Amazon Chernobyl” case in the rainforest of Ecuador, the largest oil-related environmental lawsuit in the world.

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Eden Is West
Odyssey of a migrant in search of 'paradise'.
Firaaq
The story of how the Hindu-Muslim riots that ravaged Gujarat in 2002 altered the lives of a number of different characters.

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In The Holy Fire Of Revolution
A year on the campaign trail in Russia with the world's greatest chess player.
Kabuli Kid
A Kabul taxi driver finds himself looking after an abandoned baby.

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Pray The Devil Back To Hell
The story of the Liberian women who came together to bring peace to their country.

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The Reckoning: The Battle For The International Criminal Court
A battle of monumental proportions unfolds as International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo faces down warlords, genocidal dictators and world superpowers in bringing perpetrators of crimes against humanity to justice.
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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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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of factual film

French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film

London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.

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