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Kabul, City in the Wind

CONFLICT: In the capital of a country that only seems to get international attention when suicide bombs claims lives, director Aboozar Amini offers a fly on the wall glimpse into life as the locals live it. [Director Aboozar Amini]

The Guardian of Memory

IMMIGRATION: Mexican government complicity to the lethal violence of organised crime and America's brutal bureaucracy towards asylum seekers are both condemned in Marcela Arteaga's poetic and piercing The Guardian of Memory. [Director Marcela Arteaga]

Red Moon

TRADITION: The moving story of a Turkish child bride trafficked to Europe –Red Moon is as much family therapy as a heart-rending road movie. [Director Tülin Özdemir]


ACTIVISM: Movement is a lyrical, beautifully lensed view of Agitprop – Moroccan style. [Director Nadir Bouhmouch]

Your Turn

BRAZIL: The story of radical street protests in Brazil told through the experiences of youngsters involved in a mass student democracy movement. [Director Eliza Capai]

Democracy Ltd

POPULISM: Democracy Ltd is a wake-up call for the people of Europe at a time when the dark forces of populism are on the rise. [Director Robert Schabus]

The Panama Papers

CORRUPTION: Alex Winter's behind-the-scenes story of how an international consortium of journalists broke the story of the Panama Papers plays like a compulsive thriller. [Director Alex Winter]

Oleg’s Choice

The little-seen world of Russian volunteers fighting in Ukrainian rebel provinces. [Director Elena Volochine, James Keogh]

Mussolini’s Sister

An intimate portrait of a sarcastic elderly Palestinian woman's life, relationships, regrets and bitterness enlightened by flashes of dark humour. [Director Juna Suleiman]

Police Killing (Auto de Resistencia)

Forensically detailed catalogue of state-sponsored killings paints a dark picture of the life and death for poor, black youngsters in Rio's sprawling shanty-towns. [Director Natasha Neri , Lula Carvalho]