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Three young Māori activists move into Berlin to retrieve ancestral carvings which were stolen a century earlier. Are they heroes or terrorists?
Ship landing from Vessel
 

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Brave activists sail across the world to provide abortions to women with no access to them, and to exchange expertise with local reproductive rights groups.
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The story of how Tupac Shakur’s stepfather Dr. Mutulu Shakur, along with fellow Black Panthers and the Young Lords, created the first acupuncture detoxification program in the U.S.
 

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Dear Jackie is a cinematic letter to Jackie Robinson, the first African American player in Major League Baseball and a civil rights activist.
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Jennifer Baichwal  ·  2022  ·  1h36m
Jennifer Baichwal  ·  2022  ·  1h36m

A gripping documentary following the bellwether case against agrichemical producer Monsanto, whose herbicide is alleged to cause cancer.

Vee Bravo  ·  2021  ·  1h36m
Vee Bravo  ·  2021  ·  1h36m

PRIMERA tells the story of Chile's revolutionary path towards a new constitution.

Gloria Pancrazi & Elena Jean  ·  2021  ·  1h34m
Gloria Pancrazi & Elena Jean  ·  2021  ·  1h34m

Two female filmmakers fight alongside Indigenous leaders and scientists to protect a critically endangered species of orca.

Mariette Liefferink covering mouth in dust. Photo: Maanda Nwendamutswu
Sylvia Vollenhoven & Fredrik Gertten  ·  2019
Sylvia Vollenhoven & Fredrik Gertten  ·  2019

Glamorous grandmother and activist Mariette Liefferink is on a relentless mission to uncover the truth and force the gold industry in Africa to clean up it’s dangerous mess.

Daughter of a Lost Bird - Featured image
Daughter of a Lost Bird - Featured image
Brooke Pepion Swaney  ·  2021  ·  1h6m
Brooke Pepion Swaney  ·  2021  ·  1h6m

DAUGHTER OF A LOST BIRD follows Kendra, an adult Native adoptee, as she reconnects with her birth family, discovers her Lummi heritage, and confronts issues of her own identity.

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Alex Pritz  ·  2022  ·  1h25m
Alex Pritz  ·  2022  ·  1h25m

THE TERRITORY provides an immersive look at the tireless fight of the Amazon's Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people against the encroaching deforestation.

Sara Wylie & Prison for Women (P4W) Memorial Collective  ·  2020  ·  5m
Sara Wylie & Prison for Women (P4W) Memorial Collective  ·  2020  ·  5m

Since the early 2000s, the Prison for Women Memorial Collective has been fighting for a space of commemoration of, and community healing from, Canadian carceral violence.

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