PUTIN'S WITNESSES

Dir: Vitaly Mansky

An eerie fly-on-the-wall documentary with intimate access to Putin from 1999-2000, covering the president’s first election and offering a rare, up-close portrait of Putin as he flourishes from Deputy Prime Minister to one of the world’s most powerful leaders.

DONKEYOTE + Q&A

Dir: Chico Pereira

This extraordinary observational documentary follows 73-year-old Manolo, who lives a simple life in Southern Spain, as he plans to walk the brutal 2200-mile trail of tears in the US with just his donkey Gorrión as his companion.