The Act Of Killing
People responsible for the mass murder of suspeced Communists at the onset of the military regime in 1965 are challenged to restage their actions and question the pride they still take in them.
Alias Ruby Blade
The love story of human rights activist Kirsty Sword and political prisoner Xanana Gusmão.

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The Gatekeepers
Six former heads of Israel’s internal security agency, the Shin Bet, discuss their nation’s past, present and future.

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In The Shadow Of The Sun
The story of two men with albinism in Tanzania pursuing their dreams in the face of virulent prejudice.

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My Afghanistan - Life in the Forbidden Zone
Nagieb Khaja, a Danish journalist of Afghan origin, gives people living in outlying communities in Helmand province mobile phones equipped with cameras and asks them to film their daily lives.

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Salma
The story of a woman shut away by her family for 25 years, who became a published poet, politician and activist.
Tall As The Baobab Tree
After her brother has an accident, her father is forced to sell her younger sister into an arranged marriage, but Coumba hatches a plan to save her.

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Wadjda
A young Saudi girl who will stop at nothing to earn enough money to buy the bicycle she craves.
War Witch
A former child soldier recounts her past to her unborn child.
Which Way Is The Front Line from Here? The Life And Time Of Tim Hetherington
Tribute to the photojournalist and documentarian who was killed in Libya in 2011.
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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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