30 Years of DarknessMartin, Manuel, 2012
The extaordinary story of Manuel Cortes told in this film seems unreal. However, the story of his life is familiar to hundreds of other Spanish people, fearing the repression of the infamous regime of dictator Franco after the Spanish Civil War.
Before, during and after - Chile, October 5Diamand, Frank, 1988
Shot during the days of the 1988 referendum in Chile, this documentary film gives a personal touch to this immense political event. The referendum has divided the Chileans in two: the camp of the No-voters and the camp of the Si-voters.
The ParadeFidyk, Andrzej, 1989
This renowned documentary film Defilada by filmmaker Andrzey Fidyk is highly regarded by its distinctive images, exposing a hidden part of the North Korean society for a large audience.
Finding MercyPaterson, Robyn, 2012
By trying to find her childhood friend Mercy, filmmaker Robyn ends up encountering the chilling truth about contemporary Zimbabwe.
Living UtopiaGamero, Juan, 1997
In 1996, the director visits the reunion of the 1936 social revolution in Spain. The guests are old and grey, but still appear to have a burning passion for the main cause, anarchism.
Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge - Part I: Politics of power and terrorMaben, Adrian, 2001
When in 1975 the Khmer Rouge seized power, the Cambodian population, tired of Lon Nol and the bloody civil war, welcomed the soldiers with open arms. Little did they know, it was the beginning of something worse.
Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge - Part III: Crime without PunishmentMaben, Adrian, 2001
After the death ofPol Pot and the implosion of the the Khmer Rouge, a revival of national culture and religion took place in Cambodia. Still, the hideous actions of the Khmer Rouge remain vivid in the nightmares of Cambodian families.
Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge - Part II: The mystery of Pol PotMaben, Adrian, 2001
Who exactly was the Janus-faced Saloth Sar: a polite child, a friendly teacher, a charming politician, or a cruel, relentless murderer? The latter plays a central part in this film.
Romania, the taming of the intellectualsBrunner, Benny, 1990
What were the motivations behind RomaniaÂ’s intellectuals to collaborate with the Ceaucescu regime?
Han, the price of freedomDereims, Alexandre, 2009
With dictator Kim Jong-Il being in control, the political situation in North Korea has forced a large segment of the population to literally run for their lives.
The ThreatLuzi, Silvia & Bellino, Luca, 2008
In this eye-opening portret of Hugo Chavez, the Bolivarian Revolution is depicted as a threat to the Venezuelan dream of a better life.