Academy Award winner for Best Documentary Film, the story follows the murder of a white woman and the Black teen that everyone—from officers to journalists—was ready to condemn. When his defense lawyer joins the case, everything changes.
Winner of the 1991 Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary, American Dream captures working men and women of Austen, Minnesota making tough choices about survival during a time of economic crisis in the American Midwest.
SYNOPSIS A corrections officer finds escape in deeply personal letters written to an inmate on death row.
WHAT A dramedy that explores a side of the prison system few have considered.
WHY Oscar-nominated for Best Live Action Short Film in 2021.
A young African girl is abducted by rebel forces and made to kill her parents in order to prove herself to a brutal warlord. However, after they mistakenly believe that she is endowed with supernatural powers, she is able to survive long enough to fight back against her oppressors.
SYNOPSIS A young woman In a provincial town in Senegal is caught in a fight between her father, a religious leader, and his fundamentalist brother.
WHAT A gripping and devastating film about he dangers of religious fundamentalism.
WHY Senegal’s submission for “Best International Feature” Oscar in 2021.
SYNOPSIS An Afro-noir film taking place in the heart of Ghana. A crime family have to clean up their act before the government shuts down their private lounge.
WHAT Gold Coast Lounge uses gangster movie tropes to address the nation's history of civil war.
WHY Won 8 awards including ‘Best Director,’ ‘Best Lead Actor,’ ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Best Supporting Actress’ at 2019 Ghana Movie Awards.
2018 Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature and winner of the Grand Jury documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival—follows the efforts of the White Helmets, ordinary citizens who rush into Syrian battlefields hoping to save lives.
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer and documentary titans, Werner Herzog and Errol Morris examine a country where Indonesian death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings.