Cries from syria (winner)
Cries from Syria is a searing, comprehensive account of a brutal five-year conflict from the inside out, drawing on hundreds of hours of war footage from Syrian activists and citizen journalists.
City of ghosts
A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.
last men in aleppo
Khaled, Mahmoud, and Subhi volunteered at the white helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims at besieged city during the Syrian civil war.
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
From July to December 2015, Bernard-Henri Lévy and a team of cameramen travelled the 1000 kilometres of the frontline that separates Iraqi Kurdistan from Daesh's troupes.
the white helmets
Volunteer rescue workers put their lives on the line to save civilians amidst the turmoil and violence in Syria and Turkey.
Cinema for Peace Most Valuable Documentary of the Year 2018
Beasts of no nation
the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.
HAWAR: CRY FOR HELP
Cry For Help portrays the events following Daesh’s attack on Iraq’s Yazidi community in August 2014.
The 1967 'Six-Day' war ended with Israel's decisive victory; conquering Jerusalem, Gaza, Sinai and the West Bank. It is a war portrayed, to this day, as a righteous undertaking - a radiant emblem of Jewish pride.
ONLY THE DEAD
Australian journalist Michael Ware's experiences in Iraq during the 2003 war and after.
OUR TERRIBLE COUNTRY
The documentary portrays the perilous journey of intellectual Yassin al-Haj Saleh and young photographer Ziad Homsi through Syria, at a time when the country edges towards the brink..
Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
A look at first-hand video accounts of violence in modern-day Syria as filmed by activists in the besieged city of Homs.
Ideologies collide with fatal results when a military drone contractor meets an enigmatic Pakistani businessman.
WE COME AS FREINDS
As war-ravaged South Sudan claims independence from North Sudan and its brutal President, Omar al-Bashir, a tiny, homemade prop plane wings in from France. It is piloted by eagle-eyed documentarian Hubert Sauper, who is mining for stories in a land trapped in the past but careening toward an apocalyptic future.
In the sands of babylon
An unforgettable story, forgotten... 1991 Gulf War: Ibrahim, an Iraqi soldier, has escaped from Kuwait as the Iraqi Army retreats.
ALIAS RUBY BLADE
Documentary exploring the role of an Australian filmmaker turned revolutionary in the independence movement in Timor-Leste.
GROUND ZERO SYRIA
Ground Zero Syria is a series where we've compiled photojournalist and videographer Robert King's footage into a series of raw, largely unedited vignettes that present a snapshot of the ancient city as it crumbles and burns while its citizens are killed indiscriminately
From the Chicago suburbs, an American teenager helps run the Syrian revolution. With social media, she helps her network expose regime atrocities. But as the violence rages everyone must choose their weapon: Facebook or AK-47s.
SYRIA: CHILDREN ON THE FRONTLINE
Syria: Children on the Frontline is a TV movie starring James D'Arcy. The story of five young children whose lives have been changed forever by the civil war in Syria.
THE KILL TEAM
A documentary that unveils the moral tensions that tear at soldiers' psyches through the lens of one highly personal story
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
THE MISSING PICTURE
Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979.
Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12.
ZERO DARK THIRTY
A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.
IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY
During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.
Leaving Baghdad is a road movie that follows Sadik, the personal cameraman to the leader Saddam Hussein, at the end of the nineties.