Sidney

Dir: Reginald Hudlin

This revealing documentary honours the legendary Sidney Poitier and his legacy as an iconic actor, filmmaker and activist at the centre of Hollywood and the Civil Rights Movement.

Sisters of the Trees

Dir: Amila Menéndez & Lucas Peñafort

Among the arid lands of Rajasthan, surrounded by marble mines, there is an oasis: a village called Piplantri, where women are no longer afraid of giving birth to a girl, who historically would have been seen as a burden.
 

Revealing a rarely discussed but strongly enforced law in South Korea, Shadow Flowers follows a North Korean woman who finds herself trapped in South Korea, unable to return to her family in the North.

Over the course of a year, Charlotte Ginsborg filmed the London housing co-operative that she lives in, charting the residents' diverse experiences of the pandemic to create a moving portrait of a unique community during an extraordinary
time.

South

Dir: Frank Hurley

A century after it was first made, the extraordinary, original film of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica returns to the big screen in spectacular style.
 

In the provocative new film by Dutch artist Renzo Martens, a co-op of Congolese workers disrupt the established flow of wealth in the art world, establishing a gallery space and attempting to buy back the land confiscated from them by Unilever.

Langfang, about 40 kilometers from Beijing, is one of the most air-polluted cities in China. But at the local environmental protection bureau, deputy chief Li and his assistant Hu are working hard to change this.

Sabaya

Dir: Hogir Hirori

With just a mobile phone and a gun, volunteers from the Yazidi Home Center risk their lives to save women held by ISIS as Sabaya (sex slaves) in Syria's Al-Hol camp.

Soldier's Woman

Dir: Patricia Wiesse Risso

With stunning cinematography and respectful intimacy, Soldier's Woman follows Magda Surichaqui Cóndor, a Peruvian woman seeking justice for the life-changing events of her youth.

Master filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa (The Event, The Trial) crafts one of his most astonishing nonfiction achievements from the archival footage of the days of mourning for Joseph Stalin.