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This award-winning short documentary narrated by Marlo Thomas chronicles the everyday struggle that is life for women under the Taliban regime's brutal system of gende... more
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In 2009 the choir of the Mondine di Medicina (rice-weeders of Medicina, not far from Bologna) has been invited to sing at the concert of the May Day that takes place in Rome. Inside the pullman, during the trip, the rice-weeders practice their songs, in a kind of rehearsal of the concert. The images of the trip are alternated with the tales of the rice-weeders and with the memories of their lives and of their struggles for the labor rights. However the choir that will sing in Rome is not complete... more

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The Burmese people fled their country to neighbouring Thailand to be able to celebrate humanity within their culture, customs and spiritual beliefs — even in the midst of their undocumented lives in the squalor of the rubbish dumps. In Thailand, they live in and rely upon rubbish dumps for their survival and to avoid being captured by Thai police.

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A young Kenyan athlete contends for a shot at the Olympic Games, but his dreams of representing his country are complicated by his nation’s history of ethnic rivalries. The unrest that gripped Kenyan slums and villages following the disputed 2007 presidential election was the worst outbreak of ethnically-motivated violence the country had ever seen. But in recent years, young athletes from the slum have begun using sport to mend tribal wounds. Together, these athletes represent a nascent trend o... more

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Ever thought about getting a tattoo? What should that tattoo look like? The authors of this documentary have decided to literally take their skins to the market. To find the defining tattoo of the age. On their journey they meet influential Czech personalities, helping them to get a clear sense of the counterculture's contemporary developments.

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"Apples, Chickens and Chimeras" documentary addresses the real situation of African women living in Spain from a perspective different from the stereotypical image we often have of our neighboring continent. The protagonists of the film are, in the words of the director, “optimistic women with a great capacity for learning and an incredible sense of humor".

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A film exploring and documenting the challenges children of immigrant parents experience as they embrace their cultural heritage.

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Secrets of a dirty war In 2004, Fallujah in Iraq became the theater of a major showdown between the American soldiers and the Iraqi insurgents. But even though the sounds of this harsh battle have died down a long time ago the consequences are only showing now. And they are of the toxic kind. Babies are born with malformations, kids are affected with leukemia and cancer has multiplied tenfold. The situation reminds the one of 1945 post atomic Hiroshima. Meanwhile, in the USA, the marines wh... more

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Shot over several months in Aleppo, North Syria, the film follows the itineraries of a couple of fighters, Mudar and Abdel Kader, who are hailed from the rural parts of Alepp...more
 
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Haiti's Holy Trinity Music School was about to celebrate its 50th Anniversary when the January 12th 2010 Earthquake left it in ruins. Though many instruments and lives were los...more
 
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Voukoum is a creole word from the French West Indies islands meaning a kind of mess and riot. Voukoum is also the name of a cultural movement, based in a popular district, i...more
 
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A core goal of liberal education, as it has developed in the West, is the cultivation of thoughtful citizens oriented toward the common good. Confucianism embodies a powerfu...more
 
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Created in collaboration with a Gypsy family living in slums in Montpellier, Southern France, the film questions marginal places and their dwellers. Through severa...more
 
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With the coming of the Civil War, and the staggering casualties it ushered in, death entered the experience of the American people as it never had before. Ric Burns...more
 
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