TCFF 2017 Impact Documentary Films


Strike A Rock

Strike A Rock is the story of two South African mothers and best-friends, Primrose Sonti and Thumeka Magwangqana fighting to hold a platinum mine accountable to the community of Marikana


An Insignificant Man

Arvind Kejriwal os the leader of the Common Man’s Party. An Insignificant Man tells his tale as he works to shift the Indian political paradigm.

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Thank You for the Rain

The lived reality of climate change transforms a Kenyan farmer from a father to a community activist on the global stage.

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Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

Massive forced evictions in modern history, lost livelihoods of small farmers, harsh repression and a vicious spiral of violence unfold in this story of a commercial rush for farmland in Ethiopia


Whose Streets?

An account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it. The filmmakers look at how the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.

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The Last Men In Aleppo

Nowhere is the human toll of Syria’s ongoing civil war more brutally manifest than in the lives of Aleppo’s “White Helmets” first responders to the devastating bombing and terrorist attacks that have pushed this city to the brink of collapse.

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The Giant Is Falling

The Giant is Falling takes us through the big political events of recent years that signify the dying days of the ANC in South Africa.

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The Supreme Price

Hafsat Abiola daughter of President-elect of Nigeria Moshood Abiola embarks on a journey to transform her country and stands up for the most marginalized population: Women.

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Voetsek! Us, Brothers?

South Africa has been rocked by violent xenophobic attacks. This films tells the painful story from the perspectives of both the victims and the perpetrators.


Fall Through the Cracks

After a devastating civil war, a Mozambican family is forced to flee to neighboring Zimbabwe where they are faced with a new struggle.

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