Social Justice

An Act of Defiance

About the Film 

Set in South Africa’s incendiary segregation era, a gutsy lawyer risks career and family to defend Nelson Mandela and his inner circle, in this historical thriller filled with political and courtroom intrigue.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
123 minutes

The Body Collector

About the Film 

A steely and idealistic investigative journalist fights to unmask a prominent art collector as a murderous Nazi war criminal, in this gripping true-life drama, the highest-rated miniseries in Dutch television history.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
142 minutes

Death in the Terminal

About the Film 

A terrorist attack at an Israeli bus station, and the paranoia-fueled confusion that followed, are deconstructed in tragic minute-by-minute detail in this provocative analysis that portrays the dangers of a hair-trigger society forever on edge. Audience Award and Best Documentary winner at Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival, and Best Documentary Israeli Academy Award winner.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
54 minutes

Playing God

About the Film 

A fixture of America’s most tragic events, the charismatic and controversial lawyer charged with the monumental task of calculating the value of a human life following events like the 9/11 attacks and Sandy Hook massacre, is the subject of this perceptive account. Defenders, critics and the families—and Ken Feinberg himself—weigh in on the thorny legal, financial and moral dilemmas of this polarizing figure who at times seems virtually omnipotent.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
95 minutes

The Twinning Reaction

About the Film 

The profound human toll of the infamous 1960s Neubauer-Bernard study of separated twins, an ultimately and tragically failed research effort to analyze nature versus nurture, is examined in this eye-opening and deeply troubling exposé of unscrupulous science. In searching for answers, this inside look at the consequences of medical arrogance finally gives voice to those who suffered the broken bond of twinship.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
55 minutes