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Barber Shop - Ep 4: Rio De Janeiro / Brazil

Brazil has well prepared itself for the Olympic Games of 2016, to embrace sports enthusiasts from all over the world. However, the people from the favela’s have, as always, been forgotten. Barber Shop Brazil talks about current state of the favela’s and of the common man’s fear, not of drug dealers, but of the police.

First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes

Coconut Head Generation

In Nigeria, a group of students from the University of Ibadan organize a film club and transform a small classroom into a space for conversation and impassioned debate.

Icarus Films | 2023 | 89 minutes

A Common Purpose

The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township tried for the murder of a local black policeman.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 75 minutes

Crime + Punishment

Unprecedented examination of the United States' most powerful police department.

GOOD DOCS | 2018 | 112 minutes

The First Rainbow Coalition

In a city determined to keep them apart, they dared to unite.

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 55 minutes

The Grey Area: Feminism Behind Bars

THE GREY AREA is an intimate look at women’s issues in the criminal justice system and the unique experience of studying feminism behind bars. Through a series of captivating class discussions, headed by students from Grinnell College, a small group of female inmates at a maximum women’s security prison in Mitchellville, Iowa, share their diverse experiences with motherhood, drug addiction, sexual abuse, murder, and life in prison. The women, along with their teachers, explore the “grey area” that is often invisible within the prison walls and delve into issues of race, class, sexuality and gender.

Women Make Movies | 2012 | 65 minutes

Inside the Red Brick Wall

Hong Kong pro-democracy fighters who had taken refuge at the Polytechnic University realize that they are trapped by the police.

dGenerate Films | 2021 | 88 minutes

Miners Shot Down

The story the 2012 miner's strike in South Africa, where police opened fire of the striking workers, killing 34.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 86 minutes

A Murder in Abidjan

An unflinching look at the brutal methods used by the Abidjan police chief to investigate the murder of a police officer.

Icarus Films | 1997 | 86 minutes

Myanmar Diaries

A hybrid film about life in Myanmar in the aftermath of its military coup.

Icarus Films | 2023 | 70 minutes