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Ten years after the policy-changing and award-winning film, The Dying Rooms, the same team returns to a very different China where the infamous One-Child Policy has had the horrific side effect of a boom in stolen children. With extraordinary access to devastated parents desperately searching for their stolen son; a man who brokers the deals and has sold his own offspring; and prospective parents grappling with giving up their soon-to-be-born daughter through lack of options, we are brought face t... more

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Afghanistan is a country devastated by the horrors of war, crime, violence and poverty. It suffered through the Soviet invasion of the 1970s and 1980s, the Afghan civil war of the 1990s, and through the Taliban regime. Right after September 11, 2001, the majority of Afghans welcomed foreign troops with open arms, hoping they would finally bring peace and stability. There were hopes that democratic governance and international efforts at state-building would produce much needed economic, educatio... more

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In THE FIGHT TO FORGIVE, we meet six Liberian former child soldiers who are training as grassroots peacebuilders and re-entering their villages with a new mission of peace and reconciliation. Having traded their weapons for soccer balls, cameras, and storytelling circles, these young Liberians embark on a remarkable journey out of war. With unprecedented access to young ex-combatants and their former commander, the film follows the group for five years of life after war. During thei... more

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"Resistance and Sabotage!": An intimate documentary about the resistance at the airport of Nantes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes: It´s just a matter of time before this becomes the new airport of Nantes. Young people start to move onto the land which has been left abandoned. In addition to building tree houses and growing their own vegetables, the activists are carrying out spectacular actions. The “Resistance” movement becomes a national one, support for these opposing the airport escalate... more

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A documentary about the personal suffering of the director in the Damascus suburbs under siege during the Summer of 2012. The film tells about the circumstances of the siege and its nature. It sheds light on the role of activists and reflect how the director tries to hold feelings of revenge at bay while trying to hold on to the vision of a transitional justice.

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A shocking documentary about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea. Using previously secret and classified photos, film and documents, this will be the first English-language documentary about the struggle of the brave people of Gangjeong Village who are opposing the military advance of the United States, just as thei... more

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Shorty, who is a former gang member, and Tita, who escaped an abusive marriage, join forces to help repair the next generation in their community and their country.

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A portrait of the lives of fishermen in Humen Town, Dongguan, Guangdong in southern China. The fishermen earn their living by fishing at sea, but their hard work leave...more
 
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Korogocho, Kenya. A slum district of acute poverty and violence. In recent years, the settlement’s older women have become vulnerable to attack, at the hands o...more
 
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The Road of Fraternity and Unity is a personal film, a diary, shot on digital video camera in 1998 in former Yugoslavia (now Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovin...more
 
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A portrait of the lives of fishermen in Humen Town, Dongguan, Guangdong in southern China. The fishermen earn their living by fishing at sea, but their hard work leave...more
 
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Adelin, 83 years old, is confronted with dementia, while Eva, 34, wants her unbearable and never ending mental suffering to stop. Both people ask for help with and car...more
 
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Elvira Arellano worked without legal papers at the International Airport in Chicago. After the attacks of September 11, the government of the United States carrie...more
 
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