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Arnaud is a young man of twenty. Following the death of his mother three years ago, he has dropped out of his studies and taken refuge in food to fill the void. He now weighs 177 kilos and lives with his father, with whom he quarrels constantly. Arnaud has reached the point where he has decided to undergo a stomach reduction operation...

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Munira digs the earth bare handed to recover the bones of his son, killed during Srebrenica’s genocide. Not even mines frighten her. Aida was raped in the same occurrence and cannot give birth to any son anymore. These are some of the stories of Srebrenica’s Muslim mothers. Although 20 years have gone by, they will never cease to suffer. Even though only in the form of bone pieces, they still hope to see their beloved heading home.

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"Not a Statistic" is about the Hollis family's daily struggle with mitochondrial disease, their fight to find a cure, and their passion to make a difference.

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The protagonists are kids who were living on the streets of Buenos Aires in 1999. How would their futures be? Shot over ten years, this film explores three different moments in the lives of these kids as they grow up living life like a game. Like in a collage, daily and intimate scenes piece together the experience of being marginalized, the search for inclusion and the particular outlook of those who observe them. "Años de Calle" (Street Years) traverses an intermediate spac... more

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Poland, mid 60's. A fragmented family in a poor neighborhood. The mother, separated from her Polish husband, spends most of her time working to provide the basic needs for her two sons, who are 10 and 14 years old. Left to their own devices, the boys join a neighborhood gang with a strong Neo-Nazi orientation. One day the gang enters a Jewish neighborhood, beating and stabbing some youngsters, and are arrested by the police. The mother succeeds in convincing the police to release her sons, but i... more

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In her late 50s, Nuala O'Faolain wrote a best-selling memoir that sold a million copies and shocked the Irish public with its revelations of her sexual history and the bizarre manner of upbringing. 
 She was a woman of many, contradictory parts: the enthusiastic heterosexual whose most lasting relationship was with a radical lesbian activist; the feminist who adored a father who openly betrayed her mother and neglected his family. 

In 2008, she transfixed Ireland again when, ravage... more

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"Yvonne Robert – une femme qui vient de l’ombre" is an intimate portrait of a woman with a turbulent past at an old age with extraordinary wisdom. It is also the life story of one of the last living artists of which some works belong to Jean Dubuffet’s prestigious collection of Art Brut. Yvonne Robert was born in the Vendée region of France in 1922 into a family of poverty-stricken farmers. As the eldest child, she had to take over the housework and of the education of her brothers, and sh... more

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