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1. Apprentice (2016)
115 min | Drama
Inevitably, a transfer to a maximum security prison will eventually challenge the integrity and ethics of a young correctional officer on his way to become a chief executioner.
Votes: 1,308 | Gross: $0.00M
2. Tickling Giants (2016)
TV-14 | 111 min | Documentary
While the Egyptian revolution of 2011 is underway, surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssef airs a television show that makes him popular to his countrymen but disliked by the government.
Votes: 1,417 | Gross: $0.04M
3. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.
8. Gaza Surf Club (2016)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
In a country locked between Egypt and Israel, Gaza's youth are drawn to their beaches. Weary of the daily 'state of emergency' they seek meaning and perspective to their lives through surfing.
9. The Islands and the Whales (2016)
81 min | Documentary
The whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but, when a local professor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten their way of life forever.
Director: Mike Day
10. Last Men in Aleppo (2017)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, War
Khaled, Mahmoud and Subhi volunteer with the White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims in the besieged city of Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War.
Votes: 2,311 | Gross: $0.01M
Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, News
Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2014, Doctor Mukwege is internationally known as the man who mends thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the ... See full summary »
12. The Other Side of Hope (2017)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.
Votes: 9,296 | Gross: $0.18M
15. Sea Blind, the Price of Shipping Our Stuff (2015 TV Movie)
61 min | Documentary
17 of the largest ships emit more sulfur than all the cars on the planet. How is this possible?
16. The Teacher (2016)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
Since the arrival of the new teacher, Maria Drazdechova, to a Bratislava suburban school in the year of 1983, life has turned upside down for students and parents. The teacher's corrupted ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,236 | Gross: $0.06M
17. Chronique de mon village (2016)
CHRONICLES OF MY VILLAGE is the story of Bachir's childhood during the Algerian war of independence. The film considers how a child's innocence, curiosity and dreams can play alongside the ... See full summary »
18. Martha & Niki (2016)
90 min | Documentary
Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop.
20. Az állampolgár (2016)
109 min | Drama
Wilson, a black man in his late fifties, has been living as a refugee in Hungary for years. He works as a security guard in Budapest and his main desire is to acquire Hungarian citizenship,... See full summary »
23. Maneuvers in the Dark (2012)
58 min | Documentary
Maneuvers in the Dark is the story of how three young Swedish entrepreneurs manage to sneak through the back door of North Korea in an attempt to produce jeans in the country, and of the ... See full summary »
25. You've Been Trumped (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort.
Votes: 2,080 | Gross: $0.03M
28. No Place for a Rebel (2017)
76 min | Documentary
Sixteen years after rebels abducted him as a child, Opono Opondo returns home to Uganda as an adult war commander. Now he has to re-adapt to civil society. Opono grew up to become a war ... See full summary »
30. Chroniques d'un Iran interdit (2011 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
While winds of freedom blow through the Arab world, the Iranian youth waits. They were the first to rise up against their leaders in 2009.
31. They Will Have to Kill Us First (2015)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
In 2012, jihadists took control of Northern Mali, imposing one of the harshest interpretations of sharia law in recent years and, crucially for Mali, banning music. Radio stations were ... See full summary »
32. 7 Days in Syria (2015)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Drama, War
In the most dangerous country in the world for journalists, Newsweek Middle East editor, Janine di Giovanni, risks it all to bear witness, ensuring that the world knows about the suffering of the Syrian people.
33. Watani: My Homeland (2016)
40 min | Documentary, Short
Watani - My Homeland is the story of one family's fight and struggle to survive the Syrian Civil War. Having lost her husband, the mother makes the heart achingly painful decision to leave ... See full summary »
Director: Marcel Mettelsiefen
34. Naila and the Uprising (2017)
76 min | Documentary, Animation, History
When a nation-wide uprising breaks out in 1987, a woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three, joining a clandestine network of ... See full summary »
37. Women of Venezuelan Chaos (2017)
83 min | Documentary
Five women from Venezuela, from different backgrounds and generations, draw a portrait of a society in perdition and allow us to take the pulse of a population in distress, to represent a ... See full summary »
Director: Margarita Cadenas
38. City of Joy (2016)
74 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
This film follows the first class of students at a remarkable leadership center in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a region often referred to as "the worst place in the world to ... See full summary »
39. A River Below (2017)
TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary
A River Below captures the Amazon in all its complexity as it examines the actions of environmental activists using the media in an age where truth is a relative term.
40. Hasta los dientes (2018)
105 min | Documentary, Crime, Thriller
On March 19th 2010, the Mexican government announced the death of two hitmen, armed to the teeth, in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León. Days later, it was discovered that they were in fact ... See full summary »
Director: Alberto Saúl Arnaut Estrada
44. So Help Me God (2017)
100 min | Documentary
In this unapologetic and politically incorrect portrait, an extraordinary and eccentric Belgian judge takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life criminal investigations. The ... See full summary »
46. Profile (2018)
105 min | Mystery, Thriller
An undercover British journalist infiltrates the online propaganda channels of the so-called Islamic State, only to be sucked in by her recruiter.
47. Bruce Lee and the Outlaw (2018)
85 min | Documentary
Nicu, a young homeless boy, is adopted by Bruce Lee, the notorious "King of the Underworld" and goes to live with him in the tunnels underneath Bucharest.
As Nicu grows up, he starts to... See full synopsis »