Take on Freedom

In Take on Freedom, you will see films about the indomitable desire for freedom – and the work it takes to achieve it.

I Shall Not Hate

Tal Barda

A Palestinian doctor’s mission of tolerance and forgiveness is put to the ultimate test when he loses his three daughters. Meet Nobel-nominated bestselling author Izzeldin Abuelaish from Gaza, whose greatest adversary is hate itself. Deeply inspiring and more urgent than ever.

Invisible Nation

Vanessa Hope

Strong portrait of Taiwan’s struggle to preserve its hard-won democracy, with unprecedented access to the country’s first female president Tsai Ing-wen. Tsai performs an impressive tightrope walk as she balances the hopes and dreams of her nation between the colossal geopolitical forces of the US and China.

No Other Land

Basel Adra, Hamdan Ballal, Yuval Abraham, Rachel Szor

A Palestinian activist from the West Bank and an Israeli journalist join forces to shed light on the mass expulsions of Palestinian residents. Both an account of the emotional and mental impact of occupation and oppression, and an urgent call to action.


Ivan Ostrochovský, Pavol Pekarčík

Deeply touching fiction-documentary hybrid, looking at the war in Ukraine through the eyes of two children in search of a ray of light. Niki (12) and Vika (11) meet in the underground subway tunnels where their families hide from Russian bombs. ‘A positive attitude can help you forget everything.’

Searching for Nika

Stanislav Kapralov

When Russian forces invaded Ukraine, Nika, the family dog of director Stas Kapralov, went missing. Determined to find her, Stas sets out into a war-ravaged country and, in the process, gets drawn into a world of volunteers risking everything to save abandoned animals.

Who’s Afraid of Nathan Law?

Joe Piscatella

Leader of a revolution at 21. Lawmaker at 23. Most Wanted at 26. With intimate access to the leaders of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, Who’s Afraid of Nathan Law? chronicles one of the world’s most famous dissidents in his fight for democracy against a superpower.