Documentary

  • Australia's Shame
    Revelations of shocking abuse in Australia’s youth justice system have shaken the public to its core. Released images from within the prison show conditions easily mistaken for Abu Ghraib or Guantanamo Bay. It almost defies belief, but in...
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  • Australia's Shame
    Australia's Shame
    Revelations of shocking abuse in Australia’s youth justice system have shaken the public to its core. Released images from within the prison show conditions easily mistaken for Abu Ghraib or Guantanamo Bay. It almost defies belief, but in...
  • Dangerous Music
    Dangerous Music
    For years, music was banned in Afghanistan as sinful, but now one school for children is planting the seeds for the rebirth of traditional Afghan music. Conservative views have left their mark, however, and the school and its young musicians face...
  • A Brilliant Genocide
    A Brilliant Genocide
    A Brilliant Genocide is an exposé of the brutal campaigns by the Yoweri Museveni regime to wipe out a significant part of Uganda’s Acholi people under the guise of crushing a rebellion by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). It lays...
  • Growing up with War: Children of Syria
    Growing up with War: Children of Syria
    Since war broke out in Syria almost six years ago, a whole generation of kids has never known life in peaceful times. They’ve witnessed family members being killed and their houses destroyed. Many were wounded and war has robbed them all of...
  • Trapped
    Trapped
    They call it “The Gray Zone” – the village of Zaytsevo found itself right in the middle of two warring parties: the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). Its dwellers are hostages to the ongoing...
  • Backlight: TTIP Might is Right
    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 Shegué, the Sorcerer, and Che Guevara
    The Shegué, the Sorcerer, and Che Guevara
    When kids are accused of witchcraft in Africa’s Democratic Republic of the Congo, they’re thrown out of their homes to beg and steal in the streets, where might is right. The aim of the country’s first center for homeless children...
  • Toxic chemicals: Kids in danger
    Toxic chemicals: Kids in danger
    Is our dependence on pesticides harming the health of our children? Every day, children are exposed to up to 130 chemical pollutants from pesticides. All around the world, scientists and doctors are raising the alarm, linking increases in child...
  • The Beast of Zone 3
    The Beast of Zone 3
    In Guatemala City, Central America’s biggest capital, there is an infamous garbage dump that some call “the Mine”, as it provides a livelihood for thousands of poor people, who rummage through tons of trash every day in search of...
  • Shipwrecked America
    Shipwrecked America
    On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, the most violent storm in the history of the United States, ravages New Orleans. The city’s entire population is displaced. In the land of opportunity, the disaster seems to provide an opportunity for a...