Category Archives: USA

Unrest (2017)

This poignant, feature-length documentary shines a light on the hidden epidemic that is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Filmed partly on her cell phone and almost entirely from her sickbed, director Jen Brea breaks the mould and proves that anyone can be a filmmaker! In a truly human story, she documents the lives of forgotten patients, who after decades of maltreatment due to stigma and medical ignorance are rising up in a global movement for change.

 

 

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Compliance (2012)

This chilling psychological thriller will make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. Based on the strip search phone call scam, where a man posing as a police officer prank called American fast food restaurants and ordered the managers to strip search their female employees, it is a disturbing display of our willingness to comply with authority.