Bassem Youssef launches an Egyptian “The Daily Show” during the Arab Spring and endangers life
and livelihood when the Morsi regime doesn’t appreciate his jokes. A film about free speech, censorship
A filmmaker pulls back the iron curtain on her East German hometown to uncover the truth about her father’s suicide and his rumored Stasi (secret police) connections in a chilling look at oppression and surveillance.
The owner of the only Israeli football team never to have signed an Arab player sparks a catastrophic battle between the team leadership and its right-wing, racist fans when he hires two Muslim players from Chechnya.
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