Nordic Docs Looking Outside the Region

In quite different ways, two award-winning Nordic documentaries focus on war zones in other parts of the world outside of the Nordic region.

Rwanda’s Calm After the Storm

Inkontanyi by Christophe Cotteret is a detailed film about the history of internal conflict in Rwanda up to its situation today.

Dehumanized Nationalism

When the war comes reveals not only the increasing threat we are facing from far-right groups, but also the vulnerability of our constitutional systems.

On the Road to War

John Pilger’s documentary predicts a horrifying possibility: that China and the US are on the brink of war.

Rising Pressure in The Family

Rok Bicek’s documentary explores the rising expectations of the family under the pressures of liberal capitalism.

The Ukraine-Russia War

Covering a tragic struggle, this documentary shows stark footage of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict from a partisan, though compelling, viewpoint.

The Collateral Damage of Violence

The shadow of violence can stretch long and wide and these two films illustrate the indirect damage that continues long after direct violence has ceased.

Modern-Day Slave

Slavery is not dead. Here is one woman’s story of enslavement and the affect the filmmaker’s presence has on her life.

The Congo Tribunal

The new documentary by Milo Rau provides a platform for accountability on the battleground of the country of Congo.

The Deadly Heritage of Colonization

Sri Lanka: Cannes presents a documentary about the slaughter within the Tamil community during the civil war between the Tamils and the Sinhalese of Sri Lanka.