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Farmlands

Farmlands

2018, Society

Is there a white genocide occurring in South Africa? That's the conclusion reached by controversial alt-right activist and filmmaker Lauren Southern in her new feature-length documentary Farmlands. The basis of the film is the country's complicated...

8.66
Gangs, Drill and Prayer

Gangs, Drill and Prayer

2018, Society

A new kind of religious outreach has been birthed from the mean streets of South London. It's called gospel drill, a particularly aggressive form of rap that has been refashioned to spread positive messages of hope and salvation. Gangs, Drill & Prayer...

5.36
Testing Tolerance

Testing Tolerance

2018, Society

Sweden has been an incredibly accommodating host to a record number of immigrants in recent years, including many who have fled to Europe from war torn regions in search of a more peaceful existence. Close to a quarter of a million migrants have...

9.03
Pit Bulls Unleashed

Pit Bulls Unleashed

2017, Society

Are pit bulls a predatory menace or merely the most misunderstood breed of dogs? Pit Bulls Unleashed explores this polarizing issue with impassioned figures on both sides of the debate. The film's narrative piggybacks off an unspeakable tragedy. A...

7.42
Natsuki: The Movie

Natsuki: The Movie

2018, Society

Natsuki is an avid smoker, a punk rock enthusiast, a gifted hair stylist by trade, and a global YouTube superstar. Natsuki: The Movie peeks behind the curtain of internet celebrity, and delivers a raw and confessional tale of a life in transition. He...

9.01
Working in Japan

Working in Japan

2018, Society

Working in Japan consists of eight interview subjects who speak candidly about their employment conditions, corporate culture and opportunities for advancement. From the daycare worker to the real estate broker, each subject endures their own unique...

8.04
Shanghai: Life in the Megacity

Shanghai: Life in the Megacity

2018, Society

"Shanghai: Life in the Megacity" offers a glimpse at the quality and pace of daily life in China's most populated metropolis. Beneath the breathtaking skyline of gleaming glass high rises and pulsating neon, 24 million residents work to raise their...

9.01
The Path to Radicalization

The Path to Radicalization

2018, Society

In 2017, as violence erupted during the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the world witnessed a re-energized movement of seething hatred and intolerance. For Jacob Goodwin, that movement is a way of life. "I advocate for white civil...

5.90
Shelter

Shelter

2018, Society

The Covenant House in New Orleans is a safe haven for homeless teens and young adults who are fighting to stay alive and off the streets. In Shelter, a remarkable documentary produced by VICE, we meet several of the facility's most troubled residents...

8.14
Last Days of Solitary

Last Days of Solitary

2017, Society

Animalistic howls resonate down a hallway littered with food particles, streams of blood and toilet water. At first glance, you might believe this is the setting from a horror film. But this isn't a movie, and the horrors that occur here are far too...

9.12
The Snake Charmer

The Snake Charmer

2017, Society

The ills of society are often reflected in popular culture. But can popular culture also inspire a cure for those ills? Bollywood's most profitable star, the suave and charismatic actor Aamir Khan, is placing his celebrity on the line to prove that it...

7.66
500 Miles

500 Miles

2017, Society

A soulful portrait of the connection between human and animal, 500 Miles profiles a unique rehabilitation program that promotes healing among United States veterans and wild, un-purposed horses. The psychological toll of warfare often rears its ugly...

8.73