I AM A WOMAN NOW
Dir: Michiel van Erp
The Netherlands, 2012
The first generation of transsexuals who had sex changes in Casablanca back in the mid-1950s discuss their lives and experiences as women.
30 YEARS OF DARKNESS
Dir: Manuel H. Martin
When the Spanish civil war ended and the borders closed, hundreds of people were forced to go into hiding to escape Franco’s repression. They lived for decades, hidden under floorboards or in holes behind walls in their own home, knowing they could be discovered at any time.
JOE STRUMMER - THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN
Dir: Julien Temple
Ireland and United Kingdom, 2007
Julien Temple's film is a fitting tribute to one of Britain's most influential and best-loved musicians, best known as the front man of The Clash, who mellowed in later life into fronting his new band, the Mescaleros.
Dir: Brendan McCourt
A groundbreaking documentary exposing the extent of collusion between Loyalist paramilitaries and the British security forces in Northern Ireland during ’the Troubles’.
SING YOUR SONG
Dir: Susanne Rostock
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
GABO: THE CREATION OF GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ
Dir: Justin Webster
Growing up in the poverty and violence of northern Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez was propelled by a love of life and a sensual, magical sensibility.
7 DAYS IN KIGALI
Dir: Mehdi Ba and Jeremy Frey
What happened in Rwanda in 1994 was not simply the spontaneous eruption of inter-ethnic hatred. It was planned genocide, on an industrial scale. Something that was prepared for at least a year in advance. Lists were made. Weapons were collected.