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Circumstance An engrossing Iranian film about the familial clash of values of a sister seeking freedom and pleasure and a brother who is zealot for Islamic fundamentalism.
Bhutto A powerfully effective documentary on the astonishing life and democratic vision of Pakistan's first female prime minister.
Afghan Star An extraordinary documentary about an American Idol-like TV in contemporary Afghanistan.
A Jihad for Love A poignant and sobering depiction of the struggle of gay Muslims in 12 countries to reconcile their sexual orientation with their faith.
Persepolis A French animated autobiographical masterpiece about one Iranian woman's intense quest for the holy grail of freedom.
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams A poignant and emotionally gripping story of a Bosnian single parent struggling to survive in Sarajevo and carrying deep physical and spiritual wounds from the 1990s wars.
Offside A funny, poignant, and jubilant Iranian film about some passionate female soccer fans that ends with a mystical moment of oneness.
The Blood of My Brother: A Story of Death in Iraq A scary and illuminating documentary made by an American that draws out our empathy for the grieving families of slain civilians in the Iraq war.
My Country, My Country The heroism of a busy Sunni doctor in Baghdad running for parliament in Iraq's January 30, 2005, election.
Director's Comments on Half Moon The Kurdish director Bahman Ghabadi, on his film about a musician's quest to sing again in Iraq.