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  • Oxygen The Old Man and His Bed

    Following an invitation to a hospital ward specialising in severe respiratory diseases, Marc Isaacs takes a liking to a patient called Bob. Struck by this man's optimistic, kind and humorous character, the director spends one long night filming an individual whose grave illness seems not to hinde...

  • Benefits Of A Toilet

    Loo'. 'Crapper'. 'WC'. Whatever you want to call it, fewer than one in three people worldwide have access to a proper, sanitary toilet. For women, this has particularly damaging repercussions.

  • One Extra Year

    62 million girls worldwide do not attend school. Just one extra year of education, however, can alter everything from infant mortality rates to the likelihood of democratic governance.

  • The Taxidermist

    A short film about a reluctant taxidermist in which we experience, step-by-step, the gruesome art of taxidermy. From peeling off the pelt, to modelling the body, to creating a realistic pose and features. At the same time getting a glimpse into the mind of a former saxophonist who has very little...

  • What Ami Did Not Know

    Nearly all maternal deaths could be prevented, if women had access to essential maternal and healthcare services. This animated film explores maternal and newborn health through the mind of a baby girl called Ami.

  • The Other Me

    Michael Douglas lives an outwardly ordinary existence with his doting wife, Sharon. However, beneath his strikingly normal, masculine façade lurks the other him – Plymouth’s most entertaining and flamboyant Neil Diamond impersonator touring local pubs for his middle aged female fans.

  • Striving For Utopias

    For women, sexuality can be a fraught issue. Subject to harassment, persecution and abuse, expected to repress desire or accept advances they don't want, female sexuality is continually being regulated. Yet every women has the right to be supported in sexual empowerment.

  • The Singing Contest

    The bird-singing contest in Rio, which showcases the talents of curiós – birds that are on the list of endangered species. We follow the preparations of a bird and its elderly owner in the lead-up to a competition.

  • The Favela Bar

    While many traditional bailes funk ('funk balls') have been prohibited in Rio's favelas, there has been a surge in the number of parties attended by upper-middle class youth in these communities. Tickets to exclusive parties in favelas can cost over $25, and the high price prevents local resident...

  • What If

    This film imagines a world in which women and men were treated the same in the workplace – paid the same, given the same employment rights, expected to share domestic labour and childcare. The impact would be profound.

  • Prisoners

    An insight into the systemic problems of the British prison system through the eyes of convicts. They recount how prison not only failed to rehabilitate them it worsened their mental health and hindered their return to normal society. A charity called Landworks is trying to change this, giving fo...

  • Playing The Game

    Boys are invited to play football with their dads. Girls aren't. Boys are invited into boardrooms, given advice and confidence, given access to where the decisions are made. Girls, on the other hand, must bring themselves into play. Why?

  • Only Me

    Paulie White swaggers through the streets showing us a snapshot of his life sleeping rough in Slough. Formerly a popular MC, his struggles with alcoholism and violence have rendered him homeless and isolated from general society. He says drink transforms him from the charming and charismatic Paul...

  • One Bride, Seven Cows or a Box of Heroin

    Across the world, girls take the place of goods in the economy, sold into marriage in exchange for everything from school fees to heroin. From Mei in Vietnam to Mujgan in Afghanistan, this film tells some of their stories.

  • Letters for Peace

    In Brazil, the Spiritist movement is growing at a phenomenal rate. Followers believe that direct contact can be made with dead loved ones. In this film, we see the work of one of Spiritsm's proponents, Fernando Ben, as he claims to receive messages from a deceased man. Grief stricken relatives cl...

  • Township Architect

    Though apartheid in South-Africa was abolished in 1994 some of its institutions, such as townships, remain. Initially constructed to house black citizens as part of segregationist policy these are still home to underprivileged, largely-black communities. Experience life in the townships through i...

  • The Recurring Nightmare

    Filmmaker Khalo Matabane has a disturbing recurrent dream, where he sees his body in a coffin in the ground. To try and explore the meaning behind it, he enlists the help of a psychologist, and a traditional South African sangoma.

  • How The World Went Mad

    The five-part animated series explores the rise of political insanity through the sociology of madness. Using animation and archival footage, these humorous films unpack complex ideas by using an original mix of satire and science. Each episode tackles a different aspect of the madness epidemic b...

  • It Started With A Duck

    In Bangladesh, climate change means increased flooding every year. Rather than watching her crops fail and her family starve, Janahara bought some ducks… This is a film about having to adjust to a warming planet, and the role women are playing at the forefront of this.

  • Call of the Land

    Inspired by the song 'Land Matters' Lee Love and his partner Rooh Star strive to empower themselves by remaining connected to their environment. Whether this means living in a handmade 'barrel home' or travelling in a makeshift cart, their unique, self-sustainable lifestyle offers an new percepti...

  • Facts of Life

    Where you're born makes a radical difference to the healthcare you can expect. The disparity between different countries is stark.

  • Every Year Every Hour Every Minute

    With abortion illegal in the majority of the developing world, unplanned pregnancies have dangerous consequences. Without contraception, women are denied choice over how their own families, forced to face often fatal consequences.

  • Black Rio

    Rio Brazil is a city where racism and inequality are alive and well despite much of its population having ancestral connections to slaves and a 53% of its population identifying itself as 'brown'. Today, women of colour such as Ludmilla must fight to empower themselves in the face of judgment and...