Sundance 2018: World Cinema Documentary Competition

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1. Anote's Ark (2018)

77 min | Documentary

A look at the devastating effects that climate change has on the people living on Kiribati, a low-lying atoll in the Pacific.

Director: Matthieu Rytz

2. The Cleaners (2018)

90 min | Documentary | Post-production

A look at the shadowy underworld of the Internet where questionable content is removed.

Directors: Hans Block, Moritz Riesewick

3. Genesis 2.0 (2018)

112 min | Documentary | Post-production

On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters are searching for the tusks of extinct mammoths. There is a gold rush fever in the air. The price for white gold has never ... See full summary »

Directors: Christian Frei, Maxim Arbugaev

4. MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. (2018)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music | Post-production

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Director: Stephen Loveridge | Star: M.I.A.

5. Of Fathers and Sons (2017)


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Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera is providing an extremely rare insight ... See full summary »

Director: Talal Derki

Votes: 5

6. Our New President (2017)

15 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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Our New President (2017) is an archival documentary that explores the cult of Donald J. Trump through fake news and other methods of destabilized perception. Compiled from state-controlled ... See full summary »

Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin

Gross: $0.04M

7. The Oslo Diaries (2018)


A group of Israelis and Palestinians come together in Oslo for an unsanctioned peace talks during the 1990s in order to bring peace to the Middle East.

Directors: Mor Loushy, Daniel Sivan

8. A Polar Year (2018)


A teacher in Denmark takes a job in rural Greenland where he struggles to fit in with the locals.

Director: Samuel Collardey | Star: Anders Hvidegaard

9. Shirkers (2018)

95 min | Documentary | Post-production

In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan and her friends Sophie and Jasmine shot Singapore's first indie-a road movie called "Shirkers"-with their enigmatic American mentor, Georges Cardona. Sandi wrote... See full summary »

Director: Sandi Tan

10. This Is Home: A Refugee Story (2018)


Four Syrian families struggling to find their way in America.

Director: Alexandra Shiva

11. Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)

Documentary | Post-production

The first film to encompass the remarkable story of one of the true icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand's integrity, her principles - and her legacy.

Director: Lorna Tucker | Star: Vivienne Westwood

12. A Woman Captured (2017)

89 min | Documentary

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A European woman has been kept by a family as a domestic slave for 10 years. Drawing courage from the filmmaker's presence, she decides to escape the unbearable oppression and become a free person.

Director: Bernadett Tuza-Ritter

Votes: 23