In 1944 in Alabama, Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black woman, was raped by six white men. Against formidable odds, Taylor pressed charges, shifting the course of the Civil Rights Movement. Nancy Buirsky's illuminating documentary remembers a woman who continues to inspire in today's #MeToo Movement.
In their remote home in the North Atlantic, the Faroe Islanders have always survived on a diet of whales and seabirds. But as mercury increasingly enters the food chain, the Faroese must reconsider their traditional way of life.
Renowned filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich follows the highs and lows of daily life for the Syrians living in Majdal Anjar refugee camp. With extraordinary intimacy, he reveals the real lives behind the statistics of a refugee crisis.
Meet Salim Shaheen, Afghanistan’s most prolific actor/director, as he embarks on the production of his 111th film. This entertaining portrait of his unique approach to filmmaking explores a lifetime spent pursuing a dream.