Documentary

  • © Reuters
    This documentary exposes a system of legalized doping opportunities that has been available to and taken advantage of by many Western athletes. The investigation delves deeply into the problem to find that the medical history of many top athletes is...
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    Sick Victories
    This documentary exposes a system of legalized doping opportunities that has been available to and taken advantage of by many Western athletes. The investigation delves deeply into the problem to find that the medical history of many top athletes is...
  • © Kevin Lamarque
    Yhomeless
    Facing possible foreclosure on his home, director Glen Dunzweiler decides to find out why people in the homeless communities of America ended up on the streets. Traveling through the cities and eliciting personal accounts from people of different...
  • Children of the front
    Children of the front
    A bloody civil war broke out in the Central African Republic, leading to the indiscriminate slaughter of civilians. Orphaned children were recruited by both sides of the conflict. They were taught to fight, drugged and thrown into battle. Child...
  • Zabbaleen: Trash Town
    Zabbaleen: Trash Town
    The old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” has a very literal meaning for the residents of one small town on the outskirts of Cairo in Egypt. Zabbaleen is home to a large community of rubbish collectors, who...
  • © Carlos Garcia Rawlins
    I know where the money is, Mom!
    “Whenever a mother asks, there is an obligation to look for an answer, whatever it takes… Spurred by the economic crisis, with no job, with no projects in sight and unable to afford the due payments on my mortgage, I leave my house in...
  • Knockout girls
    Knockout girls
    To them, boxing is more than just a sport: it gives freedom, empowerment and the confidence to stand up for themselves. They are the students of Karachi’s first boxing school for girls. It opened in 2015 in Lyari, one of the most dangerous...
  • © Aly Song
    Zembla: Down the drain
    An investigative documentary about the international trade of cheap labor. Since 2000 (the opening of the European borders) numerous temporary job agencies have thrived. Workers from countries like Poland and Portugal are employed in richer EU...
  • Daniela, Princess of Guca
    Daniela, Princess of Guca
    Every year, crowds from around the world flock to the small Serbian town of Guca for its famous annual trumpet festival. The lively, upbeat music makes for a great five-day summer event, and gives lesser-known bands a chance to practice, get...
  • © Eric Vidal
    Backlight: TTIP Might is Right
    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, is a free trade agreement currently under negotiation between Europe and the United States. As shown in the insightful new documentary, ‘TTIP: Might is Right’, this agreement...
  • The long road to school
    The long road to school
    Like most students in rural Nepal, Durge Kami is a diligent pupil who tries to listen to his teachers. He differs from his school mates in just one respect – he’s 69! At such a ripe old age, he was more determined than ever to realize...