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No Kings-documentary

No Kings

TRADITION: 150 miles from Rio de Janeiro exists a hidden community descended from indigenous people, escaped African slaves, and European pirates [Director Emilia Mello]
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Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets

COMMUNITY: In the shadows of Las Vegas, real people, in an unreal situation, face an uncertain future. [Director Turner Ross, Bill Ross IV]
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Vivos

REPRESSION: Through intimate interviews and meditative photography, Ai Weiwei provides visualisation of an unsolved humanitarian crisis. [Director Ai Weiwei]
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Sing Me A Song

SPIRITUALITY: In the few years since TV and internet were introduced to Bhutan, daily rituals like candle lighting and recitation of prayer now compete with the lure of smartphones. [Director Thomas Balmès]
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Lucid dreaming: animated documentary at Thessaloniki

THESSALONIKI: Three films from the 2020 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival prove the multi-dimensional power of animation in non-fiction storytelling.
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Caught in the Net

ABUSE: In a radical psychosocial experiment, the scope of online child abuse in the Czech Republic is uncovered. [Director Vit Klusák, Barbora Chalupová]
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Ninosca

LIFE: Shot over 40 years, an epic about one woman’s struggle for independence requiring her to face her past in the macho-culture of Central America. [Director Peter Tobiornsson]
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There’s Something in the Water

CAPITALISM: Indigenous and African Nova Scotian women fight for their communities, land, and future in the face of environmental racism. [Director Ellen Page, Ian Daniel]
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Welcome to Chechnya

CONTROL: A group of activists risk unimaginable peril to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ programme raging in the Russian republic of Chechnya. [Director David France]
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Women of the Gulag

CONTROL: The compelling and tragic stories of six women as the last survivors of the Gulag. [Director Marianna Yarovskaya]
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