conflicts

America’s racism
[From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation]

In Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s insightful book, historical and contemporary consequences of racism are explored along with the promise of a new potential for Black liberation.

Aleppo’s fall from the inside
[Aleppo’s Fall]

Aleppo’s Fall documents the conflict in Syria from the ground, and gets dangerously close to the dramatic events as the country’s capitol is about to fall.

Nordic docs looking outside the region
[The Distant Barking of Dogs/The Deminer]

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
[Inkotanyi]

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 (Až přijde válka)]

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
[The coming war on China]

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

Rising pressure in the family
[The family]

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

The Ukraine-Russia war
[War for peace]

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
[Shadows | A murder in Mansfield]

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
[A Woman Captured]

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