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One peaceful day for the farmers in the summer of 2009, the Korean government announced the master plan for the “4 Major Rivers Project”. The government suddenly announced that organic agriculture severely polluted the water. The “4 Major Rivers Project” was a mega-sized national project by the Lee Myung Bak Administration to “renovate” the 4 major rivers in Korea to construct the “Korean Peninsula Great Canal”. The project constructs 16 dams in the rivers and expropriates farmin... more

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This documentary is a story about Sarajevo, ten years after the Bosnian conflict; a lyrical, poignant study of this unique city, and a reflection on war and regeneration - seen through the eyes of those with a powerful, emotional connection to the city. The filmmaker leans towards acute visual observation and lyricism, not to present a ‘journalistic’ report. The film allows people the opportunity to express views on the issues they consider important in a relaxed and informal way, and it als... more

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Through the trip of a man and a woman claiming the bodies of their beloved brother and husband the "Falsos Positivos" scandal is unfolded in all its tragic dimensions. A former General, a recruiter and various members of the civil society analyzes this scandal in which more than 1600 innocent people have been killed by the Colombian army in order to be used as positive results in the long war against the FARC guerrilla.

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The film is speaking about Lithuanian national football team, consisting of alcohol and drug addicts, participating in Homeless World Cup. Besides football, the main fight is happening just outside the pitch. Four different characters struggle their own way through temptations, and choose whether to stay alive, and sober, or loose themselves into the alcohol and go down.

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The purpose behind our documentary is to explore the arguments for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through the lens of religious, scientific, cultural, civil and legal paradigms. A spectrum of studies, opinions and interpretations will be represented and discussed. - What are the constitutional and philosophical implications of denying any group of people true equality? - Is gender a black and white issue? - Are people born gay? - Are families with sam... more

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Gentle Hands is built around a group of Venezuelan children who from an early age have faced arduous manual labor, doing the typical work of the cultures to which they belong. In contrast, the character of a man is presented as evidence of urban survival in Caracas, who struggles for life expectancy that we all deserve.

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A unique documentary film with rich cinematic language, following the Israeli Synchronized Swimming team, focusing on the dynamics between the individual and the group: the individual’s attempt to find her place in the group, and her systematic shift, while going through adolescence, from a localized set of rules to a set of rules that is national and total. According to Israeli law, all 18-year-olds are drafted for military service. This film follows a young woman, a member of Israel’... more

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Hidden to most Americans and to much of the world, Cuba's extraordinary musical heritage lives on in the clubs, homes and performance spaces of Havana. "Havana Centr...more
 
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On the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Juchitán, Oaxaca is the town of Álvaro Obregón. Here, the members of a Binniza (Zapotec) community have been under constant threat since ...more
 
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Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign Policy editor-in-chief Moises Naim visits the RSA to outline the startling power shifts takin...more
 
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An hour-long documentary that explores the causes behind the 119 self-immolations known to have taken place in Tibet since 2009. Combining smuggled videos, first-hand account...more
 
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A short video highlighting the plight of Iranian cinema. The video, "Iranian Cinema Under Siege" features Richard Peña, the director of the New York Film Festival, and Hami...more
 
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The daily life in São Joaquim, a Hunikui village by the Jordão River, in the state of Acre. Augustinho, the village’s medicine man (Pajé) and patriarch, his wif...more
 
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