This colorful documentary concerning the inhabitants of a poor neighborhood in Cairo records the joys and sorrows of its subjects over six years - revealing an intimate portrait of their everyday existence seldom found on the screen.
A disturbing and personal investigation of the horrors of the Iranian theocratic regime - this globe-trotting documentary exposes the lingering mental anguish of past trauma and the difficulty of bringing it to light.
This riveting exposé investigates the scapegoating and mob killing of an Eritrean refugee during a deadly terrorist incident in Israel - and offers a multi-faceted reflection on the cascading nature of violence in a climate of fear and xenophobia.
This riveting account of a young female Egyptian activist and her fight for personal and political emancipation unfolds over the momentous six years following the Arab Spring.
This enduring documentary from Yemen's first female director aligns its gaze to the experiences of Yemeni children amidst the worst humanitarian crisis of our time.
This distinguished portrait of Berlin's historic Tempelhof Airport - a Nazi icon that has been repurposed as Germany's largest emergency shelter for asylum seekers - is an study of the institutional reconstitution of human lives.
A reflective essay film about the Syrian Civil War's fracturing of family relationships and the fragility of existence.
A searing and sobering exposé from the depths of the war against ISIS in Syria - this film sheds light on the accounts of western volunteers who join Kurdish YPG forces to fight on the front lines of the most brutal armed conflict of our time.
This compelling account follows a group of therapeutic clowns in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos to reflect on the emotional undercurrents of the refugee experience - and the precarious state of children in times of displacement.
This singular essay film traces the fragments of a revolution - splicing images of a dream for freedom from Palestinian struggle cinema - films produced between 1968 and 1982 in relation to the Palestinian revolution.
This crucial exposé offers rare dispatches from the proxy war in Yemen - cutting through the politics to contextualize its convoluted nature and its catastrophic toll on the Middle East's most vulnerable population.
This intimate essay film reflects on the grueling Syrian Civil War as perceived by migrant Syrian construction workers in Beirut - captive workers rebuilding a foreign city still recovering from decades of war itself.