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When values clash

FAMILY: The daughter of a secular father and a devout mother tells the story reflective of the political events leading to the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

The death of democracy by a thousand cuts

JOURNALISM: A vivid portrait of tenacious Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, founder of the Duterte-critical Rappler.com.


PRISON: Light is shed on the failure of Chile's prison system as 81 inmates burn to death while their families remain behind locked gates.

Under the skin

RACISM: Systematic, legalized racism has defined Brazil as a country for centuries with recent legal changes doing little to change the picture

The killing joke

NORTH KOREA: After the mysterious murder of North Korean royal family member Kim Jong-nam, two women go on trial. But are they criminal assassins or political pawns?

A saviour complex

HOLOCAUST: Starting in Auschwitz and ending in Austria decades later, Love, It Was Not is the tragic story between prisoner and captor.

The deceptive glitter of gold

CAPITALISM: Established as the second greatest threat to humanity after global warming, the dark heart of mining pollution in South Africa is laid bare.

Between two stools

INDIGENOUS RIGHTS: An intimate look at an indigenous people’s tensions with Chile.

Station to stationary

TRANSFORMATION: Probing the extinction of history in Zürich as a railway station makes way for a deportation center.

Underrepresented participants of war

CONFLICT: Fleeing one war and entering into another, the grief and uncertainty of one Syrian family beg the question: what drives a person to serve a country that doesn’t always appreciate the sacrifice?

There’s more than one feminism

DOK.REVUE: A reflection on women documentarians inspired by Barbora Baronová’s book Women on Women.

Documentary for social change

SOCIAL CHANGE: Essential reading for all who want to better understand what makes our time the documentary golden age

Words matter

TRUMPISM: A guide to understanding, resisting, and recovering from the tumultuous Donald Trump presidency.