Film Guide 2019

Section
Conflict & Resolution

The Films of Conflict and Resolution program is dedicated to showcasing films that deal with the complex issues and societal effects of war and violence. Since this signature section was launched in 2000, it has continued to stimulate discussion about major issues and conflicts of our time. The program recognizes one of the films in the series with the annual Brizzolara Family Foundation Award.

BELLINGCAT: TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD

2019 Conflict & Resolution | feature documentary | 88 min Director Hans Pool tracks the story of several civilians who came together as Bellingcat, a collective of “citizen investigative journalists” dedicated to combating the spreading of misinformati …

Directed by Hans Pool

THE CAVE

2019 Conflict & Resolution | feature documentary | 95 min New York Premiere Coming off his Academy Award-nominated documentary LAST MEN IN ALEPPO, director Feras Fayyad returns to his native Syria, a country still ravaged by an unrelenting war that has spared nothing in its …

Directed by Feras Fayyad

FOR SAMA

2019 Conflict & Resolution | feature documentary | 95 min • Winner, 2019 Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for Films of Conflict + Resolution Working with her co-director Edward Watts, 26-year-old Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab documents the story of h …

Directed by Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts

HEARTS AND BONES

2019 Conflict & Resolution | feature narrative | 111 min US Premiere War photographer Daniel Fisher (Hugo Weaving) returns home to Sydney from his latest assignment to begin preparations for an upcoming retrospective of his work within many of the world’s most dang …

Directed by Ben Lawrence

THE HUMAN FACTOR

2019 Conflict & Resolution | feature documentary | 108 min East Coast Premiere The intricacies of the volatile Palestinian-Israeli peace talks are deftly explored in Academy Award-nominated director Dror Moreh’s (THE GATEKEEPERS) latest documentary. With unprecedented access …

Directed by Dror Moreh