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.
Slavery is not dead. Here is one woman’s story of enslavement and the affect the filmmaker’s presence has on her life.
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.
USA 2017: A documentary about what happens when the rights to the uterus becomes the subject of a political and religious power struggle, and those who actually own the uterus becomes the victim of the struggle.
OCTOBER 1917: What can books and films tell us about the 1917 revolutions?
STALIN, RUSSIA: Through interviews, observations and archival footage, this documentary explores the present baffling and widespread reverence of Stalin.
SYRIA: Syria’s Dissappeared should be mandatory viewing for all of those concerned about human rights or the Middle East.
The period of waiting is over: The world calls for an uprising.
RUSSIA: The philosopher Žižek defined this particular form of power, as the “immanent cynicism of power”. It developed during the communist regime.
SERBIA: A locked door inside a Belgrade apartment has kept one family separated from their past for over 70 years.