The Barber Shop
Emilien Cancet & Gustavo Almenara | 2017
France | 17 min | 12+ years | Pashto with English subtitles | Subtitles

Emran, Gadisa and Maher are having their hair cut and beards trimmed. Sitting before the mirror, their thoughts drift between memories of their countries and the journey that brought them here, to the Calais Jungle.

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Bon Voyage
Fabio Friedli | 2011
Switzerland | 6 min | 8+ years | No dialogue

Dozens of migrants climb onto an overcrowded truck. Their goal: to escape to Europe. When they arrive after an exhausting journey, another brutal reality awaits them: the European treatment of refugees.

Staff Pick
Democracy
The Bigger Picture
David Bernet | 2015
Finland, France, Germany... | 100 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles

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.

E-Team
Close Up
Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman | 2014
United States | 88 min | 15+ years | English, Arabic, French... with English subtitles | Subtitles

When human atrocities run rampant, when ruthless dictators hold a nation captive, that's when the E-Team is called into action.

Fire at Sea
Gianfranco Rosi | 2016
France, Italy | 114 min | 12+ years | English, Italian with English subtitles | Subtitles

Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival 2016, Gianfranco Rosi’s incisive, poignant and deeply moving portrait of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa – and the humanitarian crisis occurring in the seas around it – is both a masterly work of documentary filmmaking and a timely call for urgent action. […]

Granny’s Flags
Naziha Arebi | 2012
Scotland, United Kingdom | 4 min | Arabic with English subtitles | Subtitles

Haja Fatma, a mother of eight children, tells the tale of family life in Tripoli during the Libyan Revolution.