This gripping exposé gives voice to a marginalized population of recyclers in Ghana to reflect on a poisonous side of globalization and the systematic exploitation of the people and environment of Africa.
This timely chronicle of South Africa's first female Public Protector is a sobering portrait of a society in turmoil - and illuminates the challenging fight against corruption and the legacy of institutionalized racism.
This investigation of one of the largest environmental disasters in recent history traces its origins in the nexus of big business and politics in Indonesia and explores its many ramifications.
This haunting essay film explores the psychological consequences of contemporary work culture to offer a multi-layered meditation on the encompassing regime of global capitalism and its hidden systems of control.
This chronicle of one outsider's attempt to revive Russia's largest state-run automaker offers an insightful view of the challenges facing the post-Soviet workforce in the capitalist global economy.
This profile of a Native American community in southern Louisiana imperiled by industrial encroachment and the climate crisis offers an up-close look at a unique culture facing inevitable change.
This portrait of an Irish farmer fighting to maintain control of his ancestral land against the machinations of a multi-national corporation offers a humanistic interrogation of the prevailing model of economic development in a globalizing world.
Weaving together several notorious and seemingly unrelated episodes from 1980s and 1990s South Korea - this deft exploration of crime and punishment illuminates the power structure and cultural awakening of the country as it emerged into democracy.
This acclaimed profile of an elderly Chinese couple facing the twilight of lucidity offers an intimate reflection on life vulnerable to a new generational crisis - as traditional notions of caregiving are being eroded by modernization.
This visual essay traces California’s oldest freeway as it courses from the San Gabriel Mountains to the Pacific Ocean - defining and dividing the communities it is designed to serve.
This highly acclaimed and ultimately disturbing documentary explores China's extreme forms of cyber escapism - and the omnipresent platform that caters to the isolation and ennui plaguing China's youth.
This captivating and sobering documentary explores China's austere model of urbanization through the human drama of its most vulnerable citizens.