Black Wave – the legacy of the Exxon Valdez

Black Wave – the legacy of the Exxon Valdez

This film documents the corporate chicanery and disinformation that has followed since the Exxon tanker dumped millions of gallons of crude oil into Alaska's pristine Prince William Sound.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
Orgasm Inc

Orgasm Inc

US documentary-maker Liz Canner takes on Big Pharma over the creation and marketing of a disease called ‘female sexual dysfunction’.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
Episode 3 - 'Enjoy Poverty'

Episode 3 - 'Enjoy Poverty'

A gritty, uncomfortable offering from Renzo Martens that brought outraged responses from some of the NGO and media people in the audience.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
Defamation

Defamation

Israeli filmmaker Yoav Shamir challenges the idea that there is a ‘new anti-Semitism’.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
Sounds Like Teen Spirit

Sounds Like Teen Spirit

Directed by Jamie J Johnson, yes, it is about Eurovision, and many of the songs are appalling, but what comes over is the solidarity between the contestants, and how un-egotistical they are.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
Sugar

Sugar

More than a sports film: Sugar explores the American Dream, competitiveness and simple human values.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
Our Seeds: Seeds Blong Yumi

Our Seeds: Seeds Blong Yumi

This is a rallying cry that shows the way in which people in many parts of the world are resisting seed privatization through actions big and small.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
Ahlaam (Dreams)

Ahlaam (Dreams)

This is the first Iraqi film about the American-led invasion. Written and directed by Mohamed Al-Daradji.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
Tony Manero

Tony Manero

The late 1970s. A kitsch television show is looking for a Tony Manero impersonator. Tony who? Horribly, wonderfully real, and incredibly repulsive.

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
Modern Life

Modern Life

Respectful, real and engrossing: Modern Life in rural France.

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
The Visitor: an unshowy, human story of the unexpected.

The Visitor

An unshowy, very human story, of a man who makes unexpected connections and rediscovers his own life

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Wonderful Town: marvellous and profound post-Tsunami drama.

Wonderful Town

Written and directed by Aditya Assarat

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Age of Stupid

Age of Stupid

A groundbreaking new film about climate change starring Pete Postlethwaite.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Che – unimaginative, undramatic and far too respectful.

Che - Part 1, Che - Part 2

We get to see a lot of Che's iconic look in over four hours of film, but sadly, though long on detail, it's short on insight.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009
Ruthless idealism Baader Meinhof style.

The Baader Meinhof Complex

A stirring film, from the first graphic action scenes, showing police attacking demonstrators, and it never flags, never seems staged.

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NI 418 - Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? - December, 2008
The Silence of Lorna

The Silence of Lorna

Lorna, an Albanian working in a Belgian laundry, needs money to open a snack bar. The first step is citizenship, so she marries a very sick heroin addict who no-one expects to live very long.

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NI 418 - Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? - December, 2008
Waltz With Bashir

Waltz With Bashir

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman's latest is an animated docudrama in which the director and his friends play key roles deciphering a dream that is connected to Israel's war with Lebanon.

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NI 418 - Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? - December, 2008
Good Dick

Good Dick

An off-beat LA-based comedy as a solitary, hostile young woman with a porn addiction. Written and directed by Marianna Palka

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NI 417 - Through Afghan eyes - November, 2008
Hunger

Hunger

A horrific and unforgettable film about the 1981 Bobby Sands hunger strike directed and co-written by Steve McQueen

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NI 417 - Through Afghan eyes - November, 2008
Alexandra

Alexandra

What war does to people’s humanity and how, without trust, touch and intimacy, we’re lost.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
Linha de Passe

Linha de Passe

An outstanding realistic drama that shows these people’s ordinariness, strengths and weaknesses, and never idealizes or diminishes them.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
Time and Winds (Bes Vakit)

Time and Winds (Bes Vakit)

A beautiful contemplative immersion in the children’s sense of the immensity of time and events. Written and directed by Reha Erdem

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NI 415 - Drowning in plastic - September, 2008
El Baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet)

El Baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet)

A film about the Pope’s toilet. Directed by Enrique Fernandez and Cesar Charlone

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NI 415 - Drowning in plastic - September, 2008
My life inside

My life inside

A masterful piece of film-making that leaves the audience gasping at the injustice of a 99 year sentence for a Mexican 'illegal' migrant following the death of the child she was minding

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

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Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
China in charge June, 2009
China in charge June, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? December, 2008
Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? December, 2008
Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? December, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
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