Films

Dead Donkeys Fear no Hyenas is a documentary thriller that investigates land grabbing and its impact on people’s lives. In the pursuit of truth, we meet investors, development bureaucrats, persecuted journalists, struggling environmentalists and small farmers deprived of their land.

Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, this thriller features a police officer who investigates the murder of a famous club singer at the Nile Hilton Hotel. The film discusses the corruption of Egyptian Police as what initially looks like a crime of passion turns into a more complicated case involving the very elite of Egypt.

Tigers – Can a Salesman be a Hero? is the latest film by Oscar-winning Director Danis Tanovic. This drama-thriller is based on the true story of a former Nestlé salesman in Pakistan, who took on the multinational health care corporation after he realized they knowingly marketed a baby formula responsible for the death of hundreds of babies every day.

The Whistleblower is a drama based on the experiences of a Nebraska police officer serving as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina who outed the UN for covering up a sex trafficking scandal.

The Judge is a feature-length documentary about the first female judge in a Sharia Court and her steadfast ability to maintain her position despite nepotistic attempts to marginalize and demote her. The Judge is the winner of the Best Bay Documentary Feature at the SFFILM Festival in 2018.

On 16 October 2017, the Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated in a car bomb attack. Her career focused on investigative reporting into government corruption and money laundering. All of her findings were published on her personal blog, attracting more than all of the country’s newspapers combined. While three men have been charged with her murder, it is evident that they were acting on instructions – and those behind her killing have still not been identified. This documentary seeks to come closer to the truth about what really happened. A film by Jules Giraudat and Arthur Bouvart; a production by Premieres Lignes with contribution by the French Television.