Exploring a decade long struggle for independence in Timor-Leste (East Timor) and the ongoing peace-building effort through the story of Kirsty Sword Gusmao, a human rights activist and former First Lady of East Timor.
At the age of 28, Yariv Mozer was drafted as a reserve soldier in the second war in Lebanon in 2006. He took his camera with him, and over time interviewed many soldiers and officers. Through their stories he shows the devastation and the destruction caused by this war.
Forget the pie charts, colour-coded maps and hyperventilating pundits. What's the grass-roots experience of voters in today's America? Filmmaker Katy Chevigny fielded 14 film crews to capture the action vertie-style in a diverse range of locations, including Chicago; the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; Dearborn, Michigan; Cincinnati and Shaker Heights, Ohio; Orlando and Quincy, Florida; St. Louis; New York; the little town of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; and the even tinier town of Stockholm, Wisconsin. The action took place on November 2, 2004. Election Day offers an expansive account of the last presidential election, when America's voting practices, once taken for granted, came under new and intense observation.
Raul Castells was born in Che Guevara's village and admires Che's convictions. In 2006, Castells opened a community kitchen to feed the city's poor, in the centre of Puerto Madero, the most affluent area in Buenos Aires. Local restaurant owners and patrons were non-plussed. Raul is a walking, talking, pushing, barging force of nature. Raul The Terrible is a warts-and-all portrait of a man driven to change his world. The program is also an insight into the politics of poverty in twenty-first century Argentina.
Told through the point of view of their biggest rivals, these are the stories behind the world's greatest icons. Using rarely scene footage, this intimate portrait examines the life and struggles of blockbuster actor turned politician Arnold Schwarzenegger.