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Featured Films

The Supreme Price
The Supreme Price

by Joanna Lipper

The Supreme Price tells the story of Hafsat Abiola, a daughter determined to realize her parents' dreams of alleviating poverty and bringing democracy to Nigeria.

Sepideh: Reaching for the Stars
Sepideh: Reaching for the Stars

by Berit Madsen

Sepideh is a young Iranian woman who wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her more traditional family will do anything to keep her on the ground.

Avant
Avant

by Juan Alvarez Neme

In Uruguay, a forgotten national ballet company performing in a half-finished theater is shaken into life by the arrival of Julio Bocca, one of the best ballet dancers of all time.

A Young Patriot
A Young Patriot

by DU Haibin

Zhou is a flag-waving, slogan-shouting Chinese teenager who is emblematic of a generation of youth born after the 1980s, who are so fervent in their patriotism that some fear they are tipping into a dangerous type of nationalism.

Before the Spring, After the Fall
Before the Spring, After the Fall

by Jed Rothstein

Three years before the Arab spring, a film crew began documenting Egypt’s small heavy metal community. The young musicians voiced the frustrations of a generation raised under a dictator. Two years into filming, a revolution began ...

The Daughters of the Forest
The Daughters of the Forest

By Samantha Grant and Carl Byker

Daughters of the Forest is the story of a group of girls in one of the most remote forests left on earth, who are radically transformed by attending a revolutionary school where they learn to protect the threatened forest and build a better future.

Whose Country?
Whose Country?

Produced by Talal Al-Muhanna

A Cairo-based filmmaker recounts the story of his interaction with a group of plainclothes policemen from 2011-2013. At the same time, the filmmaker grapples with issues of guilt and morality and the memory of his father, a former criminal investigator.

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