The mass displacement of people because of war, bigotry, racism, hatred, discussions over whether people can use a fucking toilet, a continued transition of our lives from the “real” world online – these are the big issues confronting our societies today. People are now more obviously pitted against each other. And with these divisions, more pronounced artists are needed to create work that enables us to feel and see past differences. Below we’ve drawn together films by artists and activists which go some way to show the strength that’s still in the creative world to take a stand and explore complex and sensitive subjects which today’s politicians incessantly simplify. Included in a piece about 'Ten experimental filmmakers tackling the world’s big topics'.