Location: P-1.A82

sea of shadows

Richard Ladkani

the cave

Feras Fayyad

Investigation (105')

Sundance - World Cinema Documentary Audience Award

The vaquita, the world’s smallest whale, is near extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese mafia, who harvest the swim bladder of the totoaba fish, the “cocaine of the sea.” Environmental activists, Mexican navy and undercover investigators are fighting back against this illegal multi-million-dollar business.

Human Interest (99')

TIFF People’s Choice Award - Documentray

Director Feras Fayyad (Last Men in Aleppo) returns to his native, wartorn Syria to follow a dedicated team of female doctors who tirelessly treat casualties in an underground hospital while battling systemic sexism.

sing me a song

Thomas Balmés

Human Interest (99')

TIFF

As the Internet finally arrives in tiny Bhutan, documentarian Thomas Balmès is there to witness its transformative impact on a young Buddhist monk whose initial trepidation gives way to profound engagement with the technology. Read more…

Politics/History (100')

Telluride

With unprecedented access to the foremost American negotiators, The Human Factor is the behind-the-scenes story from the last 25 years, of how the United States came within reach of pulling off the impossible –securing peace between Israel and its neighbours. Today, the need to learn from past mistakes couldn’t be more urgent. Read more…

The kingmaker

Lauren Greenfield

Politics/History (100')

Venice, TIFF, Telluride, IDFA

Centered on the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with unprecedented access, the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines. Read more…

Cunningham

Alla Kovgan

Arts & Culture (92')

TIFF

A cinematic experience about the legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham. Read more…

WOMEN MAKE FILM

Mark Cousins

SERIES

SERIES

Cinema (14x60’)

TIFF

Over a thousand film clips spanning 13 decades, across 5 continents, over 14 hours, Women Make Film is an epic exploration of cinema history through the lens of some the world’s greatest directors – all women. Read more…

MAKING WAVES

Midge Costin

Film (94’)

CANNES, Tribeca

An incredible look at how sound is used in the filmmaking process and features notable film personnel. Read more…

"A delight"

The Hollywood Reporter 

mystify Michael Hutchence

Richard Lowenstein

Music (102’)

TRIBECA

Mystify Michael Hutchence is an intimate portrait of the Rock God, featuring rare archival footage of Kylie Minogue and Paula Yates and interviews with the band and Hutchence family including sister Tina. Read more…

"Mystify  is a more than worthy tribute"

Screen Daily

XY CHELSEA

Tim Travers Hawkins

Political / LGBTQ+ (92’)

 TRIBECA

XY Chelsea tells the historic story of whistleblower Chelsea Manning., whose 35-year sentence in an all-male maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017. Read more…

"Moving"

The Hollywood Reporter

MEETING GORBACHEV

Werner Herzog & André Singer

History / Political (90’)

TIFF

Legendary director Werner Herzog meets Mikhail Gorbachev for a series of exclusive one-on-one interviews with the man who ended the Cold War. Read more…

"One of the year’s best docs"

The Playlist

WATERGATE

Charles Ferguson

SERIES

SERIES

history.jpeg

History/Political (2x130’, 6x45’)

BERLIN

From Academy Award®-winning director Charles Ferguson, comes the full story of the conspiracy led by President Richard Nixon and his White House staff and how they were brought to justice. Read more…

★★★★

The Guardian

History / Political (88’)

SUNDANCE

A look at the career of '60 Minutes' newsman, Mike Wallace. Read more…

"Brisk and compelling"

Variety

RESISTANCE FIGHTERS

Michael Wech

Image: Broadview Pictures

Image: Broadview Pictures

Science (98, 60’)

CPH:DOX

A scientific thriller that investigates the destructive power of multi-resistant bacteria - microbes which cannot be wiped out by any antibiotic. Read more…

SERIES

SERIES

Crime (3x59’)

An incendiary, shocking three-part investigation into The Family - Australia’s most dangerous cult. Read more…

Food & Environment (72’)

SXSW

Master chef, teacher, writer, and activist Diana Kennedy has become one of the most celebrated culinary legends of Mexican cuisine but has also been fighting unapologetically for change in the environment to produce and sustain fresh food for future generations. Read more...

"Richly enjoyable tribute"

Variety

HALSTON

Frédéric Tcheng

Image: Berry Benson

Image: Berry Benson

Arts & Culture (120’, 98’)

SUNDANCE

From the acclaimed director of Dior and I, Halston captures the epic sweep of the designer's life and era. Read more…

★★★★

Financial Times

 

DATES: 14 - 17 OCTOBER

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LOCATION: P-1.A82

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The Kleptocrats

Sam Hobkinson & Havana Marking

Society / Political (84’)

Doc NYC

A Malaysian wealth fund is looted of US$3.5 billion. With little to go on, dogged investigative reporters from The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Hollywood Reporter retrace the dirty money, via real estate deals and movie financing including “The Wolf of Wall Street”, back to the top echelons of the Malaysian government. Read more...