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    The Mole Agent-Maite Alberdi

    The years to come

    SOCIETY: Maite Alberdi's film cleverly touches on a delicate theme and invites us with compassion and tenderness to reflect on isolation, the rigours of patriarchal society, and the organisation of work and family.
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    At home in another Europe

    CONTROL: In increasingly authoritarian Hungary, two women face several hardships in their adoption of a young Roma child.
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    Information crises – a way of no return

    JOURNALISM: When democracy bases start to vanish.

    Women of the world – united on film

    SOCIETY: Woman is the sequel to Yann Arthus-Bertrand's panoramic portrait of humanity, this time focusing on the female part of the world's population.
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    Playing in the online dark

    ABUSE: In a radical psychosocial experiment, the scope of online child abuse in the Czech Republic is uncovered.
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    Elegy for the imprisoned

    REHABILITATION: In viewing Vilnius prisoners serving life sentences, Exemplary Behaviour examines the paradox between justice and forgiveness.
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    Into the Flames

    CLIMATE: By making us witnesses to our consumption of the Earth, Anthropocene – the Human Epoch is a planetary portrait that makes room for nuanced irony and wonder, even while urging moral outcry.
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    The cartel drafts and corpse diggers of Mexico’s reluctant armies

    DRUG WAR: Trapped within an abjectly corrupt architecture of power, many Mexicans are subject to the collusion between organised crime and state institutions in a deadly concert of terror.
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    Flying the battered nest of circumstance

    POVERTY: Let down by society’s promises, a generation of young Scots carve out moments of tenderness amidst bursts of frustration and violence.

    The nightmare in Mexico

    DRUG WAR: A respectful and sensitive dedication Mexico’s dead and missing.