A Palestinian farmer turned filmmaker chronicles nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army in the West Bank.
Independent journalists Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, and Michael Moore expose government lies and corporate deception, inspired by the legendary investigative journalist I.F. Stone.
Fascinating story of the musicians who used songs of protest, freedom and change to fight against South Africa’s apartheid regime
A rare look behind the scenes of Ghana’s 2008 presidential elections and at the larger-than-life politicians who battle to win the high-stakes political contest.
An Estonian theatre group take on their boldest, most ambitious project: the creation of a new political party. Is it a hoax or are they for real?
Two years since her arrest made her an accidental superhero of the Umbrella Movement, the infamous ‘Chalk Girl’, now 16, must decide whether to rejoin the battle for Hong Kong’s democracy.
Screened as part of TOAFF16
Algerian documentarian Malek Bensmaïl offers an inspiring portrait of the country’s most vocal anti-establishment newspapers during a crackdown on investigative journalism.
A creative documentary with astonishing insight into EU lawmaking, showing how a group of politicians are fighting to minimise the impact of Big Data and mass surveillance.
As Robert Mugabe puts together a new Zimbabwean constitution, two opposing politicians are tasked with drafting the document.
Screened as part of TOAFF14
When human atrocities run rampant, when ruthless dictators hold a nation captive, that’s when the E-Team is called into action.
Malalai Joya is the most famous woman in Afghanistan–running for parliament to push for empowerment in the face of exceptional personal danger.
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatise the water supply.
Screened as part of TOAFF19
As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist.