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Strong Island

By Christina Newland

Filmmaker Yance Ford provides an impassioned and highly personal critique of the US judicial system in this vital doc.

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Almost Heaven

By David Jenkins

A teenager falls into a job in a bizarre funeral parlour in this touching if macabre observational documentary.

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The Work

By Aimee Knight

This essential, moving documentary challenges the idea of prison as a breeding ground for machismo and violence.

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Destination Unknown

By Juliette Cottu

This powerful new documentary gleans new testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust.

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Machines

By David Jenkins

This haunting documentary takes us inside the industrial hellscape of a Gujarat textile factory.

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They Call Us Monsters

By Spencer Moleda

Three young offenders open up about their brutal crimes in this revealing documentary.

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NG83 When We Were B Boys

By Poppy Doran

Ageing Nottingham-based breakdancers attempt to relive their glory days in this scrappy doc.

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13th

By Joseph Pomp

Ava DuVernay equates the US prison system to modern day slavery in this harrowing, urgent documentary.

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Sour Grapes

By Trevor Johnston

Wealthy wine connoisseurs get more than they bargained for in this strangely compelling doc.

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Behemoth

By David Jenkins

The poetry and horror of globalisation and manual labour are beautifully evoked in this haunting doc-fiction hybrid.

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Newtown

By Matthew Eng

An emotional, vital account of the tragic 2012 mass shooting from documentary maker Kim A Snyder.

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The Seventh Fire

By David Jenkins

An endless spiral of crime and punishment is the subject of this raw and rambling documentary.

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The Divide

By Phil W Bayles

This insightful doc attempts to humanise the inequality debate, with intriguing results.

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The Last Man on the Moon

By David Jenkins

Meet Eugene Cernan, the last man to lay his feet on the lunar surface, in this doc on the impossibility of the American Dream.

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Speed Sisters

By David Jenkins

Meet Palestine’s only all-female motorsport team in this insightful documentary form Amber Fares.

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Welcome to Leith

By Luke Channell

This hard-hitting portrait of a notorious white supremacist raises some challenging questions about modern America.

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Innocence of Memories

By David Jenkins

Director Grant Gee’s cinematic love letter to Istanbul doubles as a profoundly moving study of memory.

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