Jian Fan's My Land shows China's propaganda machine in full force, yet coveys the strong spirit of a people and a nation under duress.
Fireflies in the Abyss by Chandrasekhar Reddy is dark and sobering, but ultimately hopeful for future generations.
Future Baby offers a talking heads piece that debates the relationship between natural reproduction and genetic engineering.
The Ross Brothers' Contemporary Color is an arena-sized concert film devoted to the esoteric art of high school colour guard dance routines.
The Revolution Won't Be Televised is a David vs. Goliath story featuring Senegalese rappers Thiat and Kilifeau.
The Man Who Saw Too Much probes the psyche of a man who has confronted horror since childhood and finds refuge in his inner child.
Gatekeeper by Yung Chang tells the story of retired police officer Yukio Shige who bravely patrols the cliffs and saves lost souls.
A crime doc loaded with twists, Vladi Antonevicz’s mordantly ironic Credit for Murder revolves around a horrific killing in a Russian forest.
Unlocking the Cage by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus follows attorney Steve Wise as he builds a case for personhood for chimpanzees
Stéphane Malterre's The Father, the Son and the Holy Jihad shows the reality of life in a Middle East removed from ignorant pronouncements.