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Dir: Laura Poitras

Filmmaker Laura Poitras spent six years filming controversial Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and with unprecedented access captured this explosive and nuanced story of principles, power and human contradiction.

DISTURBING THE PEACE

Dir: Stephen Apkon & Andrew Young

Following activist group The Combatants for Peace, Disturbing the Peace tells the story of former enemies from both sides of the Israel-Palestine conflict who have joined together to work towards a resolution and to stand up for what they believe in.

KIKI

Dir: Sara Jordenö

Twenty-Five years after Paris is Burning, this film dives back into the fierce world of voguing battles in the Kiki scene of New York City, where competition between Houses demands leadership, painstaking practice, and performances on point.

Nick Broomfield: SOLDIER GIRLS

Dir: Nick Broomfield & Joan Churchill

Soldier Girls follows a platoon of women undergoing basic training at Fort Worth, Georgia. The women have all joined for different reasons and while some are dedicated to defending their country, others seem to have had no other option. 

MACHINES

Dir: Rahul Jain

Inside a sprawling textile factory, Machines observes the lives of workers consumed by monotonous manual labour in degrading conditions. The film weaves an evocative and relentless portrait of inequality, oppression and the huge divide between rich and poor. 

BLACK CODE

Dir: Nicholas de Pencier

Exposing how the internet is being controlled and manipulated by governments in order to censor and monitor their citizens, Black Code examines the complex global impact that the internet has had on matters of free speech, privacy and activism.