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This international film festival aims to showcase the stories of activists and survivors from across the globe. Currently in its 14th year, it brings together documentary and fiction films with the intention of galvanising those who watch them to join those taking action against injustices many face every day.

This year's London arm of the festival runs from March 17 to 26 and will screen 28 films from 20 countries.

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In The Land of the Free...
In The Land of the Free...
Probe into the case of the Angola 3 - who were convicted in the US of murdering a prison guard, despite no physical evidence or credible eye witnesses.
Iran: Voices Of The Unheard
Iran: Voices Of The Unheard
The untold story of Iranian secularists.
As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing, a month later a veteran correspondent follows them, determined to find out the truth.
Two young couples leave Albania and Serbia in search of a better life further west, but find the reality is out of step with their dreams.
No One Knows About Persian Cats
No One Knows About Persian Cats
Fiction meets documentary in this story of underground musicians in Tehran.
Enemies Of The People
Enemies Of The People
A young journalist whose family was killed by the Khmer Rouge befriends the perpetrators of the Killing Fields genocide.
Crimson Gold
Crimson Gold
Anatomy of a murder, Iranian style.

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