In Eastern Al-Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, 400,000 people are trapped in a relentless bombardment which has been going on for years. While above ground is a colourless Armageddon, below is a buzzing hive of humanity, as paediatrician Dr Amani Ballour manages a hospital, treating a constant flow of bomb victims.
In tribute to the late, great and much-loved master of cinema verité, D.A. Pennebaker's wife and long term collaborator Chris Hegedus joins us for a screening of their 1993 classic on the Clinton election campaign, The War Room.
Narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this epic story of love, loss and coming home stars Athena, an elephant matriarch who will do everything in her power to protect her family when they are forced to leave their waterhole.
An unsettling portrait of a mother-daughter relationship - a 92-year-old former opera singer and her volatile daughter who have inhabited a rent-controlled Manhattan penthouse for the last fifty-five years - along with their obese chihuahua, Angelina Jolie.
9-year-old Torarin is over the moon when his parents get a couple of camels to join them in Hammerfest, the North most city in the world. But things get complicated when they try to incorporate Mongolian training methods into their way of life.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s celebrated philosophical children’s book The Little Prince, is one of the world’s most widely translated literary works. Around the world passionate translators share their love for the values of the book, and the fight to preserve endangered languages.
Taiwan Film Festival Closing Gala: A selection of short documentary films depicting the past, the present and the future of the Taiwanese Indigenous movement, followed by a Q&A and live music by Panai Kusui & Ado Kaliting Pacidal.