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15M: Excellent. A Wake-Up Call. Important.

Tens of thousands of citizens occupied streets and squares in Spain, marking the beginning of the biggest social change in Spanish society. This planted the seed for Occupy Wall Street in the USA.

Pragda Films | 2012 | 75 minutes

5x5: Voices of Change from the Forests of Indonesia + Hope: Indigenous Climate Change Solutions

Five short films from Indigenous communities across Indonesia show their response to threats to their forests posed by miners, loggers, palm oil plantations and global warming. In the sixth film a Dayak Iban community inspires hope as it offers a simple solution to the global climate crisis.

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Face to Face Media | 2008 | 37 minutes

About a War

A documentation of the Lebanese Civil War.

Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 84 minutes

Above and Below

Artist Tsherin Sherpa's remarkable 19-year journey from Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painter to global art superstar

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes

Absences

ABSENCES, by award winning filmmaker Tatiana Huezo (The Tiniest Place), exposes the ever-intensifying phenomenon of enforced disappearance in Mexico and the ways it affects women.

Women Make Movies | 2015 | 26 minutes

The Absent House

Sustainable design in the tropics. The story of a Puerto Rican architect pioneering locally-suited green buildings for over thirty years.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 55 minutes

Accordions Rising

A documentary feature film about the resurgence of interest in accordion music over the last 30-40 years. Although many continue to see the accordion as the stodgy instrument of a bygone era – and accordion jokes abound – this film sets the record straight.

Roberta Cantow | 2016 | 74 minutes

Adriana's Pact

As her family’s worst nightmare unfolds on screen, Lissette Orozco's Adriana’s Pact explors accounts by human rights organizations, colleagues, and the press, but....who is saying the truth? The film bridges the divide between emotion, memory, and history.

Pragda Films | 2017 | 96 minutes

Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World

The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

African Air

Flying in a motorized paraglider over one of the most diverse continents in the world, George Steinmetz captures in his photographs the stunning beauty, potential and hope of Africa's landscapes and people.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 8 minutes