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A group of stories about building a sustainable, decentralized solidarity economy and weaving nets that overcome the individualization and hierarchical division of work. Thousands of people every day, all over the world, here and now. "Homage to Catalonia II" is a documentary that is a part of an academic research project. We investigate new economic cultures, new forms of living and of understanding the economy at the Institute for Research at the Open University of Catalonia. We study th... more

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She is ten years old, he is fourteen. This is their wedding day. The ceremony, in the remote Amhara region of Northern Ethiopia, is conducted by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Half of all girls in Amhara will be married before they are fifteen, and may be promised in marriage even at the age of five. Early marriage has many consequences for a girl. Pregnancy before her body is fully formed can lead to difficult and prolonged labor. If she survives, she could be left with permanen... more

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Aftershocks is about the transformation of the Welfare State into an ally of the Corporation. It examines the acquisition/displacement of two quake-affected villages for lignite mining/power generation. It probes the microcosm in the nature of a study "from below" of the globalisation of the Economy & the corporatisation of Democracy. On January 26, 2001, Kutch (Gujarat, India) was devastated by a massive earthquake. Over 20,000 people died and tens of thousands of homes were destroyed. This film i... more

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The repression and poor conditions to which the enslaved Africans in Brazil were subjected led to a point where more and more slaves, revolted with their condition, ran from the senzalas to remote locations where they could hardly be recaptured by their former lords. The escape of slaves gave rise to small concentrations in remote places named quilombos or mocambos. With the abolition of the slavery of blacks in Brazil (1888) these lands were donated by the former lords, purchased or naturall... more

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The Swiss educator and philosopher Marcel Müller-Wieland (92) is a visionary. The school he envisions, promotes peace. Building community is at the core of his educational process. At the same time, he provides as much help as possible to empower each child. His talent for storytelling is shown in formulating his vision of a humane school. Seeing the children in his school projects makes you wish you could be a child again. There is exploring and constructing, drawing and hammerin... more

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Everything you do for me without me, you do against me. —Gandhi What is poverty? Is poverty merely a question of lack of money or is there more to it? In THE MISSING LINK, Fabio Wuytack tries to get a glimpse of the inside of poverty, in the margins of the welfare state. In the poignant and fascinating discussions with people who have experienced poverty themselves, the psychological aspect of poverty surfaces. Their touching life stories confront us with the impact of socia... more

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Afghanistan is a country where day does not fade into night without news of bombings and killings, and we have certainly noticed that the Western media has always announced these events as terrorist attacks conducted by Islamic fundamentalists and extremists. A coincidental filming during a bloody event that left the country shocked for several months is a great impetus to look for the real roots of events of this ilk among the biggest tribe of this land, namely, the Pashtuns. This movie ha... more

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The traditional tribal ornaments of Jharkhand are slowly getting lost among the modern ready-made jewellery. ‘Bageyakan Sona’ - The Forsaken Lustre, reflects th...more
 
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Lost in the mountains of Mindanao, the rebellious province of the South Philippines, DIWALWAL is an illegal gold rush town ruled by the guns and also, according to the highl...more
 
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The editorial of January 2001 from “Le Monde diplomatique” read: “The new century starts in Porto Alegre. All those, who in one way or the other, question o...more
 
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'We Want Roses Too' aims to portray the deep change brought on by the sexual revolution and the feminist movement in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s. The film looks a...more
 
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This documentary features conversations with 14 middle-class Venezuelan women and men about their views on female beauty and breast implants. The country’s national identity i...more
 
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Shot in Lapland and Brazil, this film is about Man’s relationship with Nature, from indigenous peoples' point of view. Listen to the oral culture of the Saamis from th...more
 
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