Dreamcatcher and Listen To Me Marlon
(Country: Israel, Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Mor Loushy; Writer: Mor Loushy)
One week after the 1967 Six-Day War, renowned author Amos Oz and editor Avraham Shapira recorded intimate conversations with soldiers returning from the battlefield. The Israeli army censored the recordings, allowing only a fragment of the conversations to be published. Censored Voices reveals these recordings for the first time.
The Chinese Mayor
(Country: China; Year: 2015; Director: Hao Zhou)
Mayor Geng Yanbo is determined to transform the coal-mining center of Datong, in China’s Shanxi province, into a tourism haven showcasing clean energy. In order to achieve that, however, he has to relocate 500,000 residences to make way for the restoration of the ancient city.
Chuck Norris Vs Communism
(Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Ilinca Calugareanu; Writer: Ilinca Calugareanu), Official Site
The true story of how Romanians discovered the world through bootleg VHS.
(Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Louise Osmond)
The true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite "sport of kings" and breed themselves a racehorse.
The Amina Profile and Chuck Norris Vs Communism
(Country: UK, US; Year: 2015; Director: Kim Longinotto; Writer: Kim Longinotto)
Documentary, showing how a former teenage prostitute is helping other women to find a better life.
How To Change The World
(Country: UK, Canada; Year: 2015; Director: Jerry Rothwell; Writer: Jerry Rothwell)
In 1971, a group of friends sails into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world’s imagination. Using rare, archival footage that brings their extraordinary world to life, How to Change the World is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.
World premiere. Day One Film.
Listen To Me Marlon
(Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Stevan Riley; Writer: Stevan Riley, Peter Ettedgui)
Documentary uses first-person tapes to explore the life and career of Brando.
(Country: US, Denmark, Sweden; Year: 2014; Director: Frida Barkfors, Lasse Barkfors; Writer: Frida Barkfors, Lasse Barkfors)
Pervert Park follows the everyday lives of sex offenders in a Florida trailer park as they struggle to reintegrate into society, and try to understand who they are and how to break the cycle of sex crimes being committed.
The Russian Woodpecker
(Country: US, UK, Ukraine; Year: 2014; Director: Chad Gracia; Writer: Chad Gracia)
A Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life by revealing it, amid growing clouds of revolution and war.
The Russian Woodpecker and The Visit
(Country: US, Senegal; Year: 2015; Director: Samba Gadjigo, Jason Silverman)
In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller for a new Africa. This true story celebrates how the “father of African cinema,” against enormous odds, fought a monumental, 50-year-long battle to give Africans a voice.
The Visit (The Visit: An Alien Encounter)
(Country: Finland, Denmark; Year: 2015; Director: Michael Madsen; Writer: Michael Madsen)
“This film documents an event that has never taken place…” With unprecedented access to the United Nations' Office for Outer Space Affairs, leading space scientists and space agencies, The Visit explores humans' first encounter with alien intelligent life and thereby humanity itself. "Our scenario begins with the arrival. Your arrival."