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Growing up in Los Angeles, a city whose homeless population exceeds 90,000, filmmaker Rachel Fleischer always felt a deep connection to the homeless. Her desire to understand that connection takes twenty-three year old Fleischer on an extraordinary four-year journey into the lives of six homeless individuals and families as they struggle to find homes, get clean, and survive. Intertwined with each tale is the story of Fleischer herself, as she attempts to walk the fine line between telling th... more

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This is the first referendum held in Hong Kong and probably the last. Some people want to grasp the chance to directly participate in the democratic process. They try in various ways to push for greater democracy in society so that the people can become emancipated.

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In 2011 Spain is suffering one of its worst crises. The unemployment rate rises at 25% and the young people have to migrate like their fathers before them. In this context, a group of people decide to camp in one of the most visited places in Spain: La puerta de Sol in Madrid. They began, without knowing it, an international movement called "Indignados" that will capture the world's attention.

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(Texte en français ci-dessous.) "Garbage" portrays the impoverished life of men living in public landfills, who subsist on the sale of the recyclable material they collect. They make 10 Turkish lira (about US$5) a day, and they must give half of that meager salary to the landfill owner. Public institutions and the authorities remain indifferent in the face of this inhumane situation. --- "Garbage" traite de la vie misérable des hommes qui vivent dans les décharges publiques. Il... more

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Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. Turning to pawn shops, check cashing services, and using payday loans to meet basic financial needs can be costly for many of us, with $89 billion a year going to fees and interest for using these types of alternative financial services. It’s time for change. New technology, new ideas and encouraging dialogue around this issue can hel... 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 accounts and interviews with experts, scholars, and officials, this film provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at the recent history of Tibet and the powerful forces that lie at the heart of one of the largest waves of political self-immolations in history.

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The project “Women of Faith for Peace: Jerusalem” began four years ago thanks to two women: Lia Beltrami, Catholic Director, and Hedva Goldschmidt, Orthodox Jewish Film Distributer. The aim of “Women of Faith for Peace” is to promote the role of women in supporting dialogue to create and maintain peace in Israel / Palestine. The women of different religions who took part are all outstanding women in their religious environment. They became friends and started to work together on themes lik... more

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In a nation abuzz with a proposed 'education revolution', a dynamic team of multi-media trainers take their unique youth engagement model to a small school in the traumatize...more
 
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The Indian government plans to demolish all inner-city slums by the year 2015. Millions of India's poorest people are at risk of losing their homes and communities without an...more
 
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Myanmar's democratic process is making headlines, but the minorities issue is being largely ignored. One of the oldest guerrilla in the world is led in Northern Burma b...more
 
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This is a logbook. A film which has been improvised. A poem that is slightly too long and made from parts of other films, bits of sentences, pieces of music and sounds fro...more
 
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Since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, the number of Afghan immigrants in Iran has exceeded 3.5 million. The young generation of Afghan immigrants was born and grew u...more
 
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The movie tells the captivating history of a monastery, destroyed by the communist regime, seen through the life and passion of a young monk Nikanor. He used to be ...more
 
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