Freedom

 

2018


 
 Steven Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Amy Pascal, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, and Sarah Paulson

Steven Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Amy Pascal, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, and Sarah Paulson

THE POST

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

 

Cinema for Peace Most Valuable Documentary
of the Year 2017


 

When God Sleeps

This rap-punk-rock documentary tells the story of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi who is forced into hiding after hardline clerics issue a fatwa for his death, incensed by a rap song that focuses on the oppression of women and human rights abuses. 

Snowden

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.

Tickling giants

While the Egyptian revolution of 2011 is underway, surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssefairs a television show that makes him popular to his countrymen but disliked by the government.



 

 

 

2016


 
   James Vanderb i,  James Vanderbilt  (screenplay),  Mary Mapes  (book),  Cate Blanchett ,  Robert Redford , Dennis Quaid

 James Vanderbi, James Vanderbilt (screenplay), Mary Mapes (book), Cate BlanchettRobert Redford, Dennis Quaid

TRUTH

Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.

look of silence

A family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

TRUMBO

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. 

                                                                                      

Winter on Fire

A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.

       

 

2015


 

Timbuktu

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed.

Citizenfour

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

The Internet's own boy

The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.

 

2013

 

Shadows of liberty

Geoff Adams

NO

An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum.