Year: 2002

Amandla! A revolution in four-part harmony

A documentary that uses exclusive interviews and rare, never-before-seen film footage to document the vital role that music played in the nearly half-century struggle against apartheid in South Africa.

Bringing Down a Dictator

A telling of the nonviolent defeat of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic, that focuses on the contributions of the student-led Otpor! movement.

Gacaca: Living Together Again in Rwanda?

About the Gacaca Tribunals, citizen-led public hearings that allow victims and their families an opportunity to face accused killers.

Rabbit-Proof Fence

Tells the true story of three aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families in 1931 to be trained as domestic servants as part of an official Australian government policy. They make a daring escape and embark on an epic 1,500 mile journey to get back home – following the rabbit-proof fence that bisects the Australian continent – with the authorities in hot pursuit.

The Quiet American

An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.