Screening as part of the London Migration Film Festival Anbessa captures one boy taking on modernization on his own terms, revealing a unique and magical perspective on the myth of “progress” that entraps us all.
Los Reyes ("The Kings") is the oldest skatepark in the Chilean capital of Santiago. This story is about the real kings here: Football and Chola, two stray dogs that have made their home in this open space full of hurtling skateboards and rowdy teenagers.
The photography of Harold Feinstein spans six decades and celebrates the diversity his native city, New York. His striking images serve as a love letter to the Big Apple and its people.
Imagine being lost at the bottom of the North Sea with no light or insulation and 5 minutes left of oxygen – and no sign of rescue in sight. Last Breath’s race-against-time story about deep-sea diver Chris Lemons will leave you gasping for air.
Spanish matriarch Julia had three childhood wishes: to have lots of kids, a monkey and a castle. Yet when the financial crash hits, she must adapt to a new way of life in this affectionate and often hilarious docu-portrait.
No other band encapsulates the rugged rock 'n' roll soul of Canada like The Tragically Hip. When it was announced last year that singer Gord Downie had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, it looked like the end of the road.
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, new feature documentary LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage.
In Glasgow in the mid-1990s, flourishing indie-rock band The Delgados established cult record label Chemikal Underground, heralding a renaissance of independent music in the city that would bring the likes of Mogwai, Arab Strap and Franz Ferdinand to the world.
Stitching together archive footage of historical events, recent interviews with political experts and an eerily nostalgic soundtrack, Shadow World is the masterful documentary from Johan Grimonprez that exposes the depths of corruption within the global arms trade.
Forty years after its people were promised freedom by departing Spanish rulers, Western Sahara remains Africa’s last colony. This film voices their ongoing struggle.