A Guide to Love and Fighting Capitalism
A deeply sympathetic French sociologist couple specialising in financial inequality realise that it is too early to retire as long as capitalism still rules the world. A poetic, political and very Parisian film.
Basile Carré-Agostini / France / 2022 / 92 min
Bittersweet and intimate memoir of two young friends' loyal friendship in the 1970s, told through an exchange of letters between Bucharest and Tehran as the two countries' regimes crumbled at almost the same time.
Vlad Petri / Romania, Croatia, Iran, Qatar / 2023 / 71 min
Bobi Wine: The People's President
Political activist and pop star Bobi Wine is the young generation's hope for the future in Uganda, where the opposition leader's path to the presidency starts with popular protest songs that go viral in the ghetto.
Christopher Sharp, Moses Bwayo / United Kingdom / 2022 / 114 min
A poor village in Kenya has been selected by an American NGO to take part in the world's largest experiment in citizen pay. Kenyan co-director Sam Soko follows the project sceptically over three years.
Sam Soko, Lauren DeFilippo / Kenya, United States / 2022 / 75 min
A young, ultra-conservative man on the black-clad Catholic right suddenly discovers the colours of the rainbow and starts sawing at the ideological branch he was so securely perched on.
Hanka Nobis / Switzerland, Poland / 2022 / 85 min
Ruthless Times - Songs of Care
Finnish docu-musical about elderly care and its exhausted employees, dosed with black deadpan humour and all the absurdity that comes with economics drumming over care. A true original of a film that sends a warm greeting to the unsung heroes of the everyday.
Susanna Helke / Finland / 2022 / 92 min
Tax Me If You Can
Fast-paced, entertaining and in-depth financial film about tax fraud which explores where all the money goes – and what we can do to put a plug in the hole.
Yannick Kergoat / France / 2022 / 108 min
The Etilaat Roz
Join the newsroom of Afghanistan's largest newspaper as the Taliban took power. A highly dramatic day-by-day account of a group of courageous journalists' struggle for democracy, freedom and life itself.
Abbas Rezaie / Afghanistan / 2022 / 92 min
An investigative journalist exposes foreign powers buying up land under a smokescreen. An alarming docu-thriller about the invisible battle for future resources, from the director of the docu-hit 'Blackfish'.
Gabriela Cowperthwaite / United States / 2022 / 104 min
The Killing of a Journalist
Shocking docu-thriller about the murder of a Slovak journalist and his fiancée, which starts a chain reaction that ends up threatening the very top of the Slovak oligarchy. Investigative journalism and nerve-wracking detective film in equal measures.
Matt Sarnecki / Denmark, Czech Republic, United States / 2022 / 100 min
The Oil Machine
The great oil adventure of the North Sea is given a historical overhaul in a film about the still-flowing oil that has helped raise living standards for decades and now threatens to collapse the climate.
Emma Davie / United Kingdom / 2022 / 78 min
Under the Sky of Damascus
A group of young Syrian women gather to perform a play in the country's devastated capital which continues to be haunted by violence – not least against women – in a new film co-directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Talal Derki.
Heba Khaled, Talal Derki, Ali Wajeeh / Denmark, Germany, United States, Syria / 2023 / 90 min
When Spring Came to Bucha
What happens when a chapter in a war comes to an end? Unsentimental account from Ukraine of the existential spring cleaning that awaits when a people return to their city, first besieged and then liberated.
Mila Teshaieva, Marcus Lenz / Ukraine, Germany / 2022 / 66 min
While We Watched
Nerve-wracking newsroom thriller chronicling the decline of Indian journalism, told through the eyes of a tv reporter standing against a rising wave of misinformation and propaganda.
Vinay Shukla / United Kingdom / 2022 / 92 min