Michael Caton-Jones' Rwandan genocide drama Shooting Dogs and Michael Winterbottom's The RoadTo Guantanamo willscreen at the upcoming 17th Human Rights Watch International FilmFestival in New York.
Other titles include Zach Niles' and Banker White's Refugee AllStars, about displacedSierra Leonean musicians who form a band in a refugee camp, and AnthonyGiacchino's Vietnam War protest documentary The Camden 28.
The consequences of globalisation are writ large in the selection,with screenings for Nick and Marc Francis' coffee trade documentary BlackGold, Manel Mayol's SwitchOff, which examines theimpact of a Spanish hydroelectric company on Chile's indigenous people, andMartin Marecek's and Martin Skalsky's Czech documentary Source, about the true cost of Azerbaijani oilexports.
James Longley will receive the Nestor Almendros Prize for couragein filmmaking for his documentary Iraq In Fragments, a multiple prize-winner at this year'sSundance Film Festival.
All in all, 24 features from 19 countries will play at the WalterReade Theater in Lincoln Centre from June 8-22. For more details visit theofficial website at