Zein has an employment agency for maids in Lebanon and brings women from Africa and Asia to work in Lebanese homes. Through three characters, the film tries to dissect the system completely.
A film that dares to navigate the entire world of writer, painter, and activist Grisélidis Réal. Images inspired in her texts, drawings, and archive footage aim to sketch a plural and complex portrait of a woman who asks that “please, mention that I’m also a revolutionary w...
The protagonists of this documentary are Latin American women living in Madrid and working as maids, what allows them to send money to their families, with which they communicate via Skype. Meanwhile, they dream about returning to their native lands.
Through one of the most independent and passionate Maori tribes in New Zealand –the NgāiTūhoe– this film explores the deepest and most sublime links between human beings and this planet where they live and prosper.
The filmmakers follow six people who, for different reasons, take on a transgender identity. The before and after of a transformation in which sex change is only a part of the exploration of one’s own identity.
Abbas Fahdel addresses life in Iraq before and after the post 9-11 occupation, through records of people (most of them are members of his family) in a country that suffers the consequences of war.
Through the course of ten years, the director documents her complex relationship with her mother and brother, both of them diagnosed with bipolar disorder. At first, the making of the film seems to bring the family together, but the director immediately realizes things aren’t that simple.
Father and son pay tribute to the twelve journalists from the satiric French magazine Charlie Hebdo who died in the terrorist attack of January 2015. The film also captures the work of the editorial department while working on the first post-attack issue.
The hope of hundreds of relatives of disappeared people lies in the work of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, which has been identifying remains of the disappeared in several countries for 30 years. Only the restitution of the remains to their relatives can heal the open wounds.
In the year 2000, in the region of the heights of Chiapas, an ambush against a patrol car took place, and a few policemen died. Professor Alberto Patishtán was found guilty and sentenced to 60 years in prison. The film unearths the entrails of that story.
A film that aims to depict the hard road to social and work reinsertion convicts go through after their release. Narrated in first person by five inmates from the Rebibbia prison in Rome.
The Iranian filmmaker tells the story of graffiti in Teheran, from the 1979 revolution that led to the fall of the Shah to 2008’s Green Revolution.