New Internationalist

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Linha de Passe

An outstanding realistic drama that shows these people’s ordinariness, strengths and weaknesses, and never idealizes or diminishes them.

Time and Winds (Bes Vakit)

A beautiful contemplative immersion in the children’s sense of the immensity of time and events. Written and directed by Reha Erdem

El Baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet)

A film about the Pope’s toilet. Directed by Enrique Fernandez and Cesar Charlone

My life inside

A masterful piece of film-making that leaves the audience gasping at the injustice of a 99 year sentence for a Mexican ‘illegal’ migrant following the death of the child she was minding

An island calling

An explosive mix of politics, religion and sexuality explored through the life of a gay couple in Fiji

Kids and money

The horrors of the attitudes towards money of Los Angeles 12-16-year-olds

Letter to Anna: the Story of Journalist Politkovskaya’s Death

The story of one journalist who tirelessly exposed its horrors and manipulation by the Moscow political class.

Chocolate City

A wonderful documentary that tells the story of 400 families who were forced from their housing project in the shadow of Capitol Hill, Washington DC, by speculative development.

Killer of Sheep

A beautifully composed episodic study of Stan, a slaughterhouse worker, his family, friends and community.

Couscous (La Graine et Le Mulet)

Kechiche, like Fatih Akin, the Turkish-German film-maker, shows us how the lives of migrants and their children straddle cultures, and, like Akin’s Head-On, Couscous is passionate and earthy.

Three and Out

Colm Meaney is Tommy, an Irishman in London who plans to kill himself. Directed by Jonathan Gershfield

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