Justice

 

2017


 

I, Daniel Blake.

Daniel Blake, 59, has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, after a heart attack and nearly falling from a scaffold, he needs help from the State for the first time in his life.

 Brett Morgan, Bryan Burk, Tony Gerber and James A. Smith, Jane Goodall

Brett Morgan, Bryan Burk, Tony Gerber and James A. Smith, Jane Goodall

Keep Quiet

An anti-Semitic far-right politician's astonishing transformation after finding out he is Jewish.


 

 

2016


 

A MAN CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

A Man Can Make A Differnce Chronicles the adventurous life of Hungarian-born Jewish lawyer Benjamin Ferencz, who fled to the USA as a child and later became chief war crime prosecutor in the Nuremberg Trials of 1945-1949 and one of the founding members of the International Criminal Court, which entered into force in 2002.

SPOTLIGHT

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.    

 

2015


 

LEVIATHAN

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

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  Matthew Heineman

 Matthew Heineman

E-TEAM

When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team), a collection of fiercely intelligent individuals hired to document war crimes and report them to the rest of the world.

                                                                                          

MINERS SHOT DOWN

34 miners were killed in South Africa in 2012. A police cover-up was suspected.

 

2014


 

12 YEARS A SLAVE

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Everyday Rebellion

A documentary about modern and creative forms of non-violent protest and civil disobedience.

 Joe Wright, Tim Bevan, Lisa Bruce, Eric Fellner, Anthony McCarten, Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn, and Lily James

Joe Wright, Tim Bevan, Lisa Bruce, Eric Fellner, Anthony McCarten, Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn, and Lily James

WALESA MAN OF HOPE

The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution.

AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE

A documentary reflects on artist Ai Weiwei's battle against the lawsuit thrust upon him by the Chinese government in an effort to silence him.

 

2013

 
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FIVE BROKEN CAMERAS

A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE

A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.

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THE LAW IN THESE PARTS

Can justice truly be served in the occupied territories given the current system of law administered by Israel for Palestinians?

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KONY 2012

A documentary that explores why African cult and militia leader and indicted war criminal fugitive Joseph Kony needs to be arrested by the end of 2012..

 

2012

 

PARADISE LOST 3: PURGATORY

A further followup of the case of the West Memphis Three and the decades long fight to exonerate them that finally gained traction with new DNA evidence.

GRANITO

A story of destinies joined by Guatemala's past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation's turbulent history emerges as an active player in the present.

YOU DON'T LIKE THE TRUTH 4 DAYS INSIDE GAUNTANAMO

The interrogation recordings of the underaged Canadian Guantanamo Bay prisoner, Omar Khadr, by Canadian intelligence personnel are presented with observations by his attorneys and former cell mates.

A SEPARATION

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

JUSTICE FOR SERGEI

The death in prison of Sergei Magnitsky, a young Russian lawyer, remains one of the darkest scandals in the blotchy history of Russia's criminal justice system.

THE DARK SIDE OF CHOCOLATE

What will it really take, to transition from oil and coal, to the energies of tomorrow?