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1. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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80 Metascore

In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.

Writers: Doris Pilkington, Christine Olsen | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Kenneth Branagh, Laura Monaghan

2. Jindabyne (2006)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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65 Metascore

Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in ... See full summary »

Writers: Raymond Carver, Beatrix Christian | Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis

3. DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.4
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An investigation into the long-obscured mystery of dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a molecule found in nearly every living organism and considered the most potent psychedelic on Earth.

Writers: Mitch Schultz, Rick Strassman | Director: Mitch Schultz | Stars: Joe Rogan, Ralph Abraham, Joel Bakst, Steven Barker

4. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

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The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is ... See full summary »

Writers: Werner Herzog, Bob Ellis | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett

5. Ixcanul (2015)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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Maria, a 17 year old Mayan woman, lives on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her. Although Maria dreams of seeing 'the city', her status as an ... See full summary »

Writer: Jayro Bustamante | Director: Jayro Bustamante | Stars: María Mercedes Croy, María Telón, Manuel Manuel Antún, Justo Lorenzo

6. Amazon (1990)

R | 96 min | Drama

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Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Reitinger, Mika Kaurismäki, John Reaves | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Kari Väänänen, Robert Davi, Rae Dawn Chong, Minna Sovio

7. Ayahuasca: Vine of the Soul (2010)

52 min | Documentary, Adventure

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On a quest for spiritual awakening and healing, a naturopathic doctor and an accountant join others in the Amazon to drink a hallucinogenic brew called ayahuasca or 'Vine of the Soul'. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Meech | Director: Richard Meech | Stars: Guillermo Arévalo, Gabor Mate, Dennis J. McKenna, Kenneth Tupper

8. Unbowed (1999)

125 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Writer: Mildred Lewis | Director: Nanci Rossov | Stars: Tembi Locke, Jay Tavare, Chuma Hunter-Gault, Catero Colbert

9. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)

Unrated | 260 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »

Writers: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Directors: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez, Fidel Castro

10. Ten Canoes (2006)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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82 Metascore

A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land. It's a story of an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and ... See full summary »

Writer: Rolf de Heer | Directors: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr | Stars: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu

11. Aluna (2012)

89 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

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The leaders of of an ancient hidden civilization in South America want to show us how to avoid destroying the planet. They travel with an aging British film maker and 400 kilometers of gold thread to trace invisible connections in nature.

Director: Alan Ereira | Stars: Alan Ereira, Mama Manuel Coronado, Mama Shibulata Zarabata, Francisca Zarabata

12. Mumbaki (1996)

Action, Drama

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The story is about the son of an Ifugao chieftain named Joseph who returns to his tribe after the death of his father (an Ifugao chieftain who was killed in a tribal dispute with the Alimit... See full summary »

Writers: Amado Lacuesta, Tony Perez | Director: Tony Perez | Stars: Raymart Santiago, Albert Martinez, Joel Torre, Rachel Alejandro

13. Madeinusa (2006)

100 min | Drama

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Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 with a sweet Indian face who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious ... See full summary »

Writer: Claudia Llosa | Director: Claudia Llosa | Stars: Magaly Solier, Carlos J. de la Torre, Yiliana Chong, Juan Ubaldo Huamán

14. Outcast of the Islands (1951)

93 min | Drama, Adventure

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A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide and a captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.

Writers: Joseph Conrad, William Fairchild | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Trevor Howard, Robert Morley, Wendy Hiller

15. One Night the Moon (2001)

57 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

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Based on the true story of a young girl who went missing in the Australian outback in 1932.

Writers: Rachel Perkins, John Romeril | Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Kaarin Fairfax, Paul Kelly, Kelton Pell, Memphis Kelly

16. Blood of the Condor (1969)

70 min | Crime, Drama

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The reaction of an indigenous community against a group of foreigners who under the guise of development assistance are forcibly sterilizing the peasant women.

Writers: Jorge Sanjinés, Óscar Soria | Director: Jorge Sanjinés | Stars: Marcelino Yanahuaya, Benedicta Mendoza, Vicente Verneros Salinas, Danielle Caillet

17. Balún Canán (1977)

117 min | Drama

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Writers: Benito Alazraki, Rosario Castellanos | Director: Benito Alazraki | Stars: Saby Kamalich, Tito Junco, Pilar Pellicer, Fernando Balzaretti

18. Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made (1994)

75 min | Documentary, Drama

6.8
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In 1993, Sam Fuller takes Jim Jarmusch on a trip into Brazil's Mato Grosso, up the River Araguaia to the village of Santa Isabel Do Morro, where 40 years before, Zanuck had sent Fuller to ... See full summary »

Writers: Mika Kaurismäki, Christa Lang | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Samuel Fuller, Jim Jarmusch

19. One Story (2013)

85 min | Drama

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Third-generation Mexican teenagers Angie and Josh Navarro from Laguna Beach's upper class estates, are forced to move into their grandparent's house in the barrio. It is there they will ... See full summary »

Writer: Clint Nitkiewicz Hernandez | Director: Clint Nitkiewicz Hernandez | Stars: Jessie Nickson, Tadie Acosta, Manny Alvarez Jr., Martin J. Ayala

20. In the Light of Reverence (2001)

73 min | Documentary

6.7
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Tells the story of three indigenous communities and the lands they struggle to protect: the Lakota of the Great Plains, the Hopi of the Four Corners area, and the Winnemem Wintu of northern California.

Writer: Jessica Abbe | Director: Christopher McLeod

21. The Hadza: Last of the First (2014)

71 min | Documentary

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The film takes a look at human origins in the very place of our origins, Africa's Rift Valley, where one of the world's last remaining hunter-gatherer groups, the Hadza, have lived ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Benenson | Stars: Alyssa Crittenden, Dave Fennoy, Jane Goodall, George N. Mavroudis

22. Lo que lleva el río (2014)

104 min | Drama

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Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up ... See full summary »

Writers: Mario Crespo, Isabel Lorenz | Director: Mario Crespo | Stars: Eddie Gómez, Yordana Medrano, Diego Armando Salazar

23. Chac (1975)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

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Unique story of a village's attempts to solve drought by appealing to the powers of a mysterious mountain-dwelling diviner.

Writer: Rolando Klein | Director: Rolando Klein | Stars: Pablo Canche Balam, Alonzo Mendez Ton, Sebastian Santis, Pedro Tiez

24. Blossoms of Fire (2001)

75 min | Documentary

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58 Metascore

Blossoms of Fire is a dazzling, whirling dance of a film that celebrates the extraordinary lives of the Isthmus Zapotecs of southern Oaxaca, Mexico, whose strong work ethic and fierce ... See full summary »

Writers: Maureen Gosling, Toni Hanna | Directors: Maureen Gosling, Ellen Osborne | Star: The people of Juchitán Oaxaca

25. The Skin I'm In (2012)

86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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A young man is found on the Berlin subway tracks with his head split open and a lethal blood alcohol level of 0.47. Saved by strangers, he is propelled on a global journey that explores the limits of body, mind, spirit and art.

Writer: Broderick Fox | Director: Broderick Fox | Stars: Rande Cook, Broderick Fox, Zulu Zulu

26. La araucana (1971)

100 min | Drama, History, War

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Writers: Henrique Campos, Julio Coll, Alonso de Ercilla, Enrique Llovet | Director: Julio Coll | Stars: Elsa Martinelli, Venantino Venantini, Víctor Alcázar, Julio Peña

27. Viramundo (2013)

95 min | Documentary

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After decades of sold out shows and international recognition, musician Gilberto Gil embarks on a new kind of world tour through the southern hemisphere. From Bahia, he travels to the land ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-Yves Borgeaud | Stars: Peter Garrett, Gilberto Gil, Paul Hanmer, Vusi Mahlasela

28. Call Me Mum (2006 TV Movie)

76 min | Drama

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Kate is on a plane taking Warren, her 18 year old Torres Strait Islander foster son, to meet Flo, his birth mother, who is gravely ill in hospital in Brisbane. Flo hasn't seen Warren since ... See full summary »

Writer: Kathleen Mary Fallon | Director: Margot Nash | Stars: Catherine McClements, Vicki Saylor, Lynette Curran, Dayne Christian

29. Children of the Amazon (2008)

72 min | Documentary

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Journey with Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol to the heart of the Amazon rainforest in search of the indigenous children she photographed fifteen years ago. Children of the Amazon invites... See full synopsis »

Writers: Denise Bostrom, Ellen Bruno, Olivia Crawford, Michael J. Moore | Director: Denise Zmekhol | Stars: Chico Mendes, Elenira Mendes, Chief Almir Surui

30. Vanishing Cultures: Bushmen of the Kalahari (2006)

55 min | Documentary

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The San people, more commonly known as Bushmen, are believed to be the earliest inhabitants of southern Africa. They have lived for 80,000 years as hunter-gatherers in the Kalahari Desert, ... See full summary »

Writer: Paula Ely | Star: Michael York

31. Drowned Out (2002)

75 min | Documentary

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An Indian family decide to stay at home and drown rather than make way for the Narmada dam Three choices. Move to the slums in the city, accept a place at a resettlement site or stay at ... See full summary »

Director: Franny Armstrong | Stars: Arundhati Roy, Bulgi Sonkaria, Luhariya Sonkaria

32. Every So Often in the World... (2004)

116 min | Documentary, Family

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Five documentary shorts about various children from the third world.

Writers: Inés Almirón, Georgina Cisquella, Javier Corcuera, Javier Fesser, Virginia Yagüe, Ana de Prada | Directors: Javier Corcuera, Patricia Ferreira, Javier Fesser, Chus Gutiérrez, Pere Joan Ventura | Star: Vicenta N'Dongo

33. Seven Songs from the Tundra (2000)

90 min | Drama, History

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Writer: Anastasia Lapsui | Directors: Anastasia Lapsui, Markku Lehmuskallio | Stars: Anatoli Hudi, Igor Hudi, Tajuda Hudi, Vitalina Hudi

34. En agosto (2008)

14 min | Animation, Short, Drama

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In a city transformed by a diluvian cataclysm in the distant future, a young indigenous shaman woman's vision is strangely related to a similar vision of an old man's deceased wife across a... See full summary »

Writers: Andrés Barrientos, Carlos Andrés Reyes | Directors: Andrés Barrientos, Carlos Andrés Reyes | Stars: Odo Bigidima, Patricia Castaño Valencia, Isabel Gaona, Carlos Julio Vega

35. The Red Road to Sobriety (1995)

90 min | Documentary

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THE RED ROAD TO SOBRIETY is a feature length documentary exploring The Contemporary Native American Sobriety Movement, currently flourishing in the Indian communities of North America. This... See full summary »

Writers: Phil Cousineau, Chante Pierce, Gary Rhine | Director: Gary Rhine | Star: Benjamin Bratt

36. The Tunguska Project (2005)

83 min | Documentary

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Cree playwright Floyd Favel travels from Saskatchewan to explore the Tunguska region of Russia in order to learn more about the Tunguska Event, a massive explosion that occurred there in ... See full summary »

Directors: David Best, Gisele Gordon | Stars: Layla Alexander, Yuliana Ankoul, Lena Batygina, Karl Catterall

37. The Fight for Water (2009)

Unrated | 80 min | Documentary, News, War

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A real-life murder-mystery complete with paramilitary death squads, negligent oil companies, and corrupt environmental agencies.

Director: Joshua Spencer | Stars: Blanquita Grefa, Joshua Spencer

38. Santo Luzbel (1997)

101 min | Drama

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Writer: Miguel Sabido | Director: Miguel Sabido | Stars: Ramón Abascal, Roberto Alavez, Agustín Avilés, Joana Brito

39. Boy (2004)

15 min | Short, Drama

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Boy is the story of a young male prostitute in a small town who discovers the truth behind a fatal hit and run accident. Threatened with violence, he battles to expose the truth.

Writer: Welby Ings | Director: Welby Ings | Stars: Jesse Lee, Bryan Bevege, Tammy Warwick, Cairine Barton

41. White Buffalo: An American Prophecy (2015)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary | Post-production

From the opening scene - the appearance of a Divine Feminine Spirit to the Lakota centuries ago - WHITE BUFFALO: An American Prophecy follows the journey of four brothers. In their search ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Marten | Director: Ethan Marten | Stars: Michael O'Keefe, Ethan Marten, Jonathan Marten, Sydney Jordan

42. Cry from the Heart (2000)

52 min | Documentary

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Writers: Jeni Kendell, Tracie Walsh | Director: Jeni Kendell | Stars: Judy Atkinson, Frank Edwards, Chris Edwards-Haines, Lola McNaughton

43. Whiteys Like Us (1999)

Documentary

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Writer: Rachel Landers | Director: Rachel Landers

44. Narmada Diary (1995)

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Directors: Simantini Dhuru, Anand Patwardhan

45. In My Father's Country (2008)

80 min | Documentary

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In one of the most remote corners of indigenous Australia, a small community is fighting for its traditions and its future. Looking to the nearby mining towns and mission settlements the ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Murray | Director: Tom Murray | Stars: Galuma Maymuru, Will Stubbs, Dhukal Wirrpanda, Wuyal Wirrpanda

46. The Djarn Djarns (2005)

26 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Writer: Wayne Blair | Director: Wayne Blair | Stars: Hunter Page-Lochard, Blake Herczeg, Ben Maza, Kerrod Melton

47. Mamachas del ring (2009)

75 min | Documentary

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Set in the heights of the Bolivian Andes, Mamachas del Ring is the story of Carmen Rosa the Champion, a cholita and wrestler who struggles to make it on her own in the male-dominated world ... See full summary »

Director: Betty M. Park

48. Hell in the Pacific (1993)

55 min | Documentary

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Writer: Kay Bishop | Director: Glen Ellis | Star: Michael Kitchen

49. The Story of Australia (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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A documentary on the heritage, diverse culture, industry, enterprise and unique natural features of Australia.

50. Apaporis: In Search of One River (2010)

72 min | Documentary, Biography

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This mystical journey takes us through the untrodden, war-locked Northwest Amazon, where we discover the secret knowledge of of Cabiyari and Cubeo indigenous cultures and their insight into... See full summary »

Writer: José Antonio Dorado | Director: José Antonio Dorado