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SEWING HOPE: The Story of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe captures the resilient nature of a nun who has significantly changed the lives of young women by restoring their dignity through faith, forgiveness and love. Narrated by Forest Whitaker, who portrayed the infamous Ugandan president Idi Amin in an Oscar-winning performance in “The Last King of Scotland,” the documentary showcases both the piety and the tenacity of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe in teaching young women how to sew; an... more

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The film tells the story of Sandro, a young man who for ten years has been dedicated entirely to graffiti-writing, in an attempt to grow this movement in Ticino. The estimated damage against him is approximately 300,000 Swiss francs, and he will soon face trial. The film explains the reasons that led him to risk so much. It depicts a different world, one governed by values not often found. It is, in some ways, the story of a broken dream. With Sandro, we retrace the places where he lived as a write... more

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A documentary about the graduation ceremony of a young geisha girl working in Kyoto.

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Kasisi, an orphanage 40 km away from Zambia’s capital, takes in starving and ill children, often on the verge of death, whom nobody wants. For many of them, the orphanage run by Polish missionaries is a last resort. Great sacrifice of nuns, however, may both bring joy and cause suffering. One of the children is Francis, a young boy with HIV. Can the nuns persuade him to put up an unequal fight against the disease?

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When the legendary 83-year-old art historian Folke Edwards divorces for the fourth time, he has nowhere to go, so he moves in with his youngest daughter Frida. For a very long time, she has tried to reach out to him and now finds her chance to confront him. His dementia makes this a difficult task, but it also turns sorrow and grief into humour and laughter.

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Follow two teenagers on the brink of adulthood, facing exams, playing footy, attending parties, and leaving the safety of the Victorian College for the Deaf.

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A poignant testimony of the final hours in the life of an old lady getting ready for her last journey, as family and friends keep a constant vigil by her side.

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