International Perspectives, a look at stories from around the globe:
Director: Ofra Bloch
Disturbed by the resurgence of anti-Semitism worldwide, the filmmaker travels to Germany, Israel and Palestine to confront lasting tensions and contradictions.
Directors: Yashaswi Desai, Ellie Walton
Three young Indian women in a conservative Muslim town seek to change their futures through education and self-determination.
Director: Karen Winther
What makes someone join neo-Nazis, Jihadists or other hate groups, and what makes them decide to leave?
Director: Andres Caballero, Sofian Khan
Interpreters who worked for US military forces in Afghanistan and Iraq face retribution while they await promised but long-delayed special visas into the US.
Director: Barbara Kopple
Refugee boys from war-torn Syria and Iraq attend a Canadian summer camp where some thrive while others struggle.
OF FATHERS AND SONS
Director: Talal Derki
In this Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner, director Talal Derki (RETURN TO HOMS) gains access to a radical Syrian jihadist and his family for two years.
THE OTHER RIO
Director: Émilie B Guérette
In Rio de Janeiro, squatters live in an abandoned government building under the rule of drug dealers, but exhibit a remarkable resilience.
TAKUMI: A 60000 HOUR STORY ON THE SURVIVAL OF HUMAN CRAFT
Director: Clay Jeter
Profiles of devoted artisans including a chef, a traditional paper cut artist, a car factory inspector and a carpenter.
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