The Icarus Films Collection

Icarus Films is a leading distributor of documentary film. With almost 35 years in the film distribution business, Icarus Films has assembled an impressive collection in many area of social and political concern. According to their site,

We are dedicated distributing films about people and ideas too often unseen or unheard. Although we specialize in social, political, and historical documentaries, our collection includes a wide range of films with varying creative approaches and themes. We work with filmmakers and independent production companies from all around the world, seeking out films that provide innovative and informative views of a rapidly changing world.

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The Icarus Films Collection includes the following titles:

108 (Cuchillo de Palo) - image108 (Cuchillo de Palo)

An investigation into the shadowy circumstances of  the death of Rodolfo Costa's, a persecuted gay man; and Paraguay's terrifying "108" homosexual blacklists that ruined lives, careers, and families.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 91 minutes
10th Parallel - image10th Parallel

A voyage deep into the Amazon to explore the implications of Brazil's policy on uncontacted indigenous tribes.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 87 minutes | 9-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
12 Days - image12 Days

Legendary filmmaker-photographer Raymond Depardon chronicles the patients of a psychiatric ward where justice and madness meet.

Icarus Films | 2017 | 87 minutes
1989: A Statesman Opens Up - image1989: A Statesman Opens Up

How a political ingenue guided Hungary through its most critical period in three decades - and laid the groundwork for the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 58 minutes
20 Years Old in the Middle East - image20 Years Old in the Middle East

Filmed after the fall of Saddam Hussein, this film traverses the region — from Jordan to Syria, Iran, and Lebanon — to take the pulse of Arab and Iranian youth.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 52 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
30 Second Democracy - image30 Second Democracy

Explores the disturbing relationship between political parties and the advertising industry during election campaigns.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 51 minutes | 8-12, College, Adult
6000 A Day - image6000 A Day

The story of how the world's top decision makers knowingly failed to prevent the spread of the AIDS epidemic.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 55 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
900 Days - image900 Days

Unforgettable life stories told by survivors of the Siege of Leningrad, where more than 1 million people died during World War II.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 77 minutes | 9-12, college, adult
A Baptism of Fire - imageA Baptism of Fire

A new generation of freelance photographers flies low-cost to war zones on their own dime in the hope of selling images to printed media or websites.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 52 minutes
A Better Life - imageA Better Life

Returning to Todos Santos after 30 years, a look at the profound economic and social changes that have transformed this Guatemalan Mayan village.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult

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