3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets
Documentary about the trial of Michael Dunn, who shot an unarmed teenager and claimed a 'stand your ground' defence.
Beats Of The Antonov
Documentary, capturing the lives of Sudan's displaced population.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution
Story of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party.
Burden Of Peace
The four-year term of Guatemala's first female Attorney General, Claudia Paz y Paz, sees her battle against the impunity of organised criminal gangs and the country's former military rulers.
Cartel Land
Vigilantes on both sides of the Mexican Border with the US take on the drug cartels.

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Democrats
Documentary tracks power brokers in Zimbabwe who are trying to compose a new constitution.

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Life Is Sacred
Antanas Mockus, the former Mayor of Bogota, challenges the normal violent political practice by running an unusually positive campaign in Colombia's 2010 presidential elections.
The Look Of Silence
Consideration of Indonesian genocide.

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No Land's Song
The Islamic revolution of 1979 banned female singers from appearing in public in Iran. Now Ayat Najafi tries to revive tradition, planning an evening of Iranian and French female soloists to rebuild shattered cultural bridges - but can it work?

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Rosewater
The story of Maziar Bahari, the journalist who was detained for 188 days in Iran.
The Salt Of The Earth
Documentary about photographer Sebastião Salgado.
The Shelter
Documentary about winter in a emergency shelter for the homeless in Lausanne.
Storm In The Andes
A young woman travels to Peru in the hope of better understanding a troubling family legacy.
(T)error
The first film to document on camera a covert counterterrorism sting as it unfolds.
Uyghurs, Prisoners Of The Absurd
How China's Uyghur minority got caught up in the US invasion of Iraq and ended up illegally detained in Guantanamo.

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The Yes Men Are Revolting
The political pranks by the Yes Men - and the toll it has taken on their relationship.
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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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Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Festival celebrating campaigning films

Sheffield DocFest
The UK's most well-regarded documentary film festival

Cannes Film Festival
The world's most famous film festival

Tribeca Film Festival
New Yorks indie film fest

Dundead
More chills and thrills from Scotland's sunniest city

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