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Black Wave – the legacy of the Exxon Valdez

This film documents the corporate chicanery and disinformation that has followed since the Exxon tanker dumped millions of gallons of crude oil into Alaska’s pristine Prince William Sound.

Burma VJ – reporting from a closed country

This is the story of ‘Joshua’, an underground video journalist. By Anders Ostergaard

Sounds Like Teen Spirit

Directed by Jamie J Johnson, yes, it is about Eurovision, and many of the songs are appalling, but what comes over is the solidarity between the contestants, and how un-egotistical they are.

Sugar

More than a sports film: Sugar explores the American Dream, competitiveness and simple human values.

Our Seeds: Seeds Blong Yumi

This is a rallying cry that shows the way in which people in many parts of the world are resisting seed privatization through actions big and small.

Ahlaam (Dreams)

This is the first Iraqi film about the American-led invasion. Written and directed by Mohamed Al-Daradji.

Tony Manero

The late 1970s. A kitsch television show is looking for a Tony Manero impersonator. Tony who? Horribly, wonderfully real, and incredibly repulsive.

Modern Life

Respectful, real and engrossing: Modern Life in rural France.

The Visitor

An unshowy, very human story, of a man who makes unexpected connections and rediscovers his own life

Wonderful Town

Written and directed by Aditya Assarat

Age of Stupid

A groundbreaking new film about climate change starring Pete Postlethwaite.

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