This fly-on-the-wall documentary is a dicey, disappointing look at the incendiary eco-rebels known as Extinction Rebellion.
By Ella Kemp
A gay Afghan man leaves his home for a new life in Denmark in Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s moving documentary.
This observational documentary is an ethereal ode to nature and its fight to survive in the hands of human greed.
This fittingly radical documentary chronicles the feminist punk subculture which sprung in London in the 1980s.
A sombre and emotive documentary depicting the painful realities of the Islamic State’s reign of terror.
This devastating documentary exposes the shocking truth of one of the world’s largest gay conversion therapy schemes.
Istanbul’s semi-feral dog population is the focus of this thought-provoking ethnographic documentary.
By Leila Latif
Michele Pennetta trains his camera on a young Nigerian migrant living in Sicily in this poetic docudrama.
Jonathan Glazer riffs on the so-called “dancing plague” which struck the French border city 500 years ago. The result is spectacular.
By Matt Turner
China’s vast live-streaming industry is laid bare in Shengze Zhu’s captivating documentary.
By Maria Nae
Photographer Zed Nelson documents the changes to one street in East London over a four-year period.
By Matt Turner
German documentarian Thomas Heise examines his family history around the turn of the 20th century.
This short documentary essay critiques enforced gender roles in Italy, but is very snobby in doing so.
This tricksy documentary hybrid charts the traditions and transitions of a remote Surinamese tribe.
Penny Lane’s head-spinning documentary charts the rise of The Satanic Temple.
Married gay lawyers in Osaka fight everyday injustice in this delightful, deadpan documentary.
By Matt Thrift
This eight-hour epic from Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing chronicles one of the worst atrocities in human history.