'The Silence of Others' brings justice to victims of the Spanish Civil War

'The Silence of Others' brings justice to victims of the Spanish Civil War

Directed by Emmy-winning filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, ‘The Silence of Others’ is an exposé of the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War and Franco’s dictatorship following it. The film follows a lawsuit against the Amnesty Act in 1977, which essentially enforced a national “forgetting” of the crimes against humanity committed under Franco’s rule.…

'Knock Down the House' is a political weapon
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'Knock Down the House' is a political weapon

Directed by Rachel Lears, Knock Down the House is a documentary about four women running grassroots campaigns to redefine congress so that the people are governing themselves. Tear-jerking, witty, and massively inspirational, this film is an absolute powerhouse. (JRL: 5/5) Review by FF2 Intern Julia Lasker Knock Down the House opens on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, now a…