Dogwoof at Frontline Season
An African Election examines the lead-up to the dramatic 2008 presidential election in Ghana. Through threatened violence, allegations of cheating, and a heart-pounding climax of suspense, An African Election serves to illustrate this momentous election with an admirable scope.
Showing the ground-breaking work of three ‘violence interrupters’ working in the crime-ridden streets of Chicago over the course of a year, this film explores a radically different approach to crime in the United States.
Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times is an investigative look into the changing face of journalism, and the conflicts that arise because of it, inside the behemoth of American print media, The New York Times.
Bobby Fischer Against the World examines the manic, paranoid, and brilliant world of former World Chess Champion and international icon Bobby Fischer through his childhood, glory days, and downward spiral into madness.
Blood in the Mobile reveals the dark, bloody side of the mobile phone industry and the link between minerals mined in Eastern DR Congo for cell phone use and the bloody civil war raging inside the country’s borders. With these minerals being exported to make cell phones for Europeans, Blood in the Mobile asks to what extent we are responsible for funding the death of 5 million Congolese in the war effort?
Budrus follows the struggle of a father and daughter team who fight to save their village from imminent destruction at the hands of the IDF’s Separation Barrier. Combining interviews from Israelis and Palestinians, military officials and citizens, Budrus examines the need to unite different peoples together in a peaceful manner to protest.
When filmmaker Josh Fox was asked to lease his land for the new mode of natural energy drilling, he decided to travel across the United States in search of the reality of the little known practice. Filmed in styles ranging from expose to what the director calls a “bluegrass banjo meltdown,” Oscar nominated GasLand explores the tangled threads of the country’s search for natural energy production.
In the most dangerous place in Afghanistan, the violently contested Korengal Valley, a platoon of fifteen American soldiers fight a seemingly endless war against an Al-Qaeda stronghold. Told through the voices of the soldiers themselves, Restrepo is a tense journey into one of the most discussed, yet least understood, military actions in the past decade.