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Rebecca Schaper and Kyle Tekiela's feature documentary A Sister's Call explores how and why a loved one can disappear into a twenty year abyss of homelessness. In 1977, Call Richmond went missing. Twenty years later, he shows up on his sister Rebecca's doorstep after suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. Filmed over fourteen years, A Sister's Call captures Rebecca's brave journey of "bringing her brother back." While celebrating his healing, the family is finally forced to reconcile the dark trauma... more

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"Flesh on Fire: Addicted to a Dream" is a feature documentary film that takes the viewer on an intimate roller coaster of pain and joy. Actor Donnie Faught climbs his way out of the backwoods of Arkansas to success in the 'City of Angels.' Along his journey, passionate (and volatile) relationships are ignited, but some are agonizingly sacrificed, all for the ultimate dream of making it on the big screen. Faught’s unwavering determination to succeed in an industry that swallows people whole and spit... more

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This film is about a young disabled man who has lost his both eyes and hands due to a mine that exploded in his hands. It happened while he was serving in the military. This film is about his life, family and his efforts to learn swimming and diving — in a word, how he came back to life. Now he is probably the only blind diver in the world.

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Sasja and Natasha were born in Kiev, in the Ukraine, and have known each other since childhood. They are very close friends but also very different. Sasja is enterprising and ambitious. She left for the Netherlands, where she now has a good job. Back home, Natasha teaches music from her home and is happy with her husband and dog. When Natasha gets pregnant, Sasja visits her friend and she is confronted with what she left behind. Has the Orange Revolution changed the Ukraine for the better? Did she d... more

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Seven years earlier, Alicia was seriously injured in a car accident. It was her brain, rather than her body, that suffered, and this is the story of her long journey of recovery. Not content with just regaining a 'normal life,' Alicia pursues her original dreams of becoming an actress. Through Beth, the main character from Sam Shepard's play "A Lie of the Mind," Alicia is able to express the common experiences of brain injury, her alienation from society for being different, and her lack of inhibition... more

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The story begins with Andrea being born. She is premature, beautiful and different. Her parents start a search that lasts more than a year, until Andrea is finally diagnosed with a rare syndrome called 5p- or Cri du Chat. She has lost a small part of her Chromosome 5. To find an order to her thoughts, sorrows and frustrations, Andrea's mother, Lisa Pram, keeps a Little Black Book - a very personal book with texts, drawings and photographs, which the film is based on. Coming to terms wit... more

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The story of Sonya Shatalova is a story of a girl with muteness and autism. For Sonya, this film is the only way to share her vision and insights into the things that she sees and knows, that are not seen or known by others. The documentary is based on her diaries and poems. She wants to transmit a revealing and touching message, a message that may not be accepted by all the Russian society. IN AUT means to be out of the game, to be in the middle of nowhere, lost in time, with neither past no... more

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