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All These Sons

All These Sons

Two activists work tirelessly to get young black men out of Chicago's toughest gang environments in a riveting film from the Oscar-nominated director of the CPH:DOX hit 'Minding the Gap’.

Bing Liu, Joshua Altman / United States / 2021 / 88 min
Bigger Than Us

Bigger Than Us

From Indonesia and Malawi to the USA. Across the globe, young activists are creating a better future than the one they currently face. The good news is that it works - and that they are many.

Flore Vasseur / France / 2021 / 96 min
Blue / Red / Deport

Blue / Red / Deport

With a zest for life, an Afghan refugee throws himself into making a feature film in the Moria camp, where he lives. Despite the tragicomic chaos around him, his project culminates in an unforgettable finale.

Lina Lužytė / Germany / 2022 / 82 min
F@ck This Job

F@ck This Job

The colourful story of the rise and fall of a Russian TV channel with a nubile party princess at the helm is a gripping media thriller where you never know who is friend or foe.

Vera Krichevskaya / United Kingdom, Germany / 2021 / 104 min
Judges Under Pressure

Judges Under Pressure

The independence of the courts is a cornerstone of any democracy, but in Poland things are going in the wrong and frightening direction. A big-shot judge keeps his cool and goes into action.

Kacper Lisowski / Poland / 2021 / 87 min
Name of the Game

Name of the Game

In Norway, the former leader of the Labour Party is attempting a political comeback after a #metoo case. But times have already changed. A nuanced, reflective film from a time of political upheaval.

Håvard Bustnes / Norway / 2021 / 102 min
No Simple Way Home

No Simple Way Home

A daughter returns home to South Sudan to follow her mother's path to becoming vice president and leading the country towards a peaceful future. A political family story from a young country, told from the inside.

Akuol de Mabior / South Sudan, Kenya / 2022 / 81 min
Rebellion

Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion from the inside over three years, where climate activism reached the front pages while internal disagreements over methods and civil disobedience threatened the ideals.

Maia Kenworthy, Elena Sánchez Bellot / United Kingdom / 2021 / 82 min
Robin Bank

Robin Bank

Detective film about the hunt for the Spanish Robin Hood who stole half a million euros from the banks and gave the money away before going underground. A partly animated thriller about paying the price for your beliefs.

Anna Giralt Gris / Spain, Germany / 2022 / 80 min
Spanton vs the French Police

Spanton vs the French Police

Consent or rape? When two French police officers are accused of assaulting a Canadian woman, the system sides with the men. But then the first #metoo wave rolls and the case takes a major twist.

Ovidie . / France / 2022 / 63 min
The Caviar Connection

The Caviar Connection

A jailed journalist's nerve-wracking exposé of how ex-Soviet states like Azerbaijan operate in a thriving web of corruption stretching from Central Asia to Europe.

Benoît Bringer / France / 2021 / 104 min
The Last Tourist

The Last Tourist

A visually voluptuous world tour that explores the destructive dilemmas of mass tourism in pictorial motifs and hard numbers, and asks: can tourism be made sustainable?

Tyson Sadler / Canada / 2021 / 101 min
The Voice of the People

The Voice of the People

Four MPs from the right-wing populist party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) are followed for more than three years. A close look on their communication strategies gives insight into the realism of their claim that they’re just an ultra-conservative party.

Andreas Wilcke / Germany, Greece / 2021 / 94 min
Those Who Care

Those Who Care

Two filmmakers of different political convictions travel around France in defence of female unity and improvement for a particularly vulnerable part of the labour market: care work.

Gilles Perret, François Ruffin / France / 2021 / 85 min