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The Settlers - Our New Neighbours with Guns is a documentary that deals with the Israeli occupation of th... more
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Focusing on public education, The War on Kids demonstrates how American public schools have become modeled after prisons in response to fear and a burgeoning intolerance o... more
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Yunes is a young criminal. He has to come before the juvenile judge for robbing a tourist. He is one of the fourteen children who appears in the documentary Juvenile Judge, as a suspect and also because he’s been placed in a custodial facility and can’t go home. In 90 minutes, sad, cheerful, angry, big and small cases are presented in the film. Two sisters who can’t live with their mother anymore and who would rather stay in a foster family; a young pyromaniac; a seasoned burglar; ... more

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Black and White and Dead All Over is an in-depth look at the newspaper industry as it struggles to remain financially viable and to keep the presses rolling. Through the voices of prominent journalists including Bob Woodward of the Washington Post and David Carr of the New York Times, we reveal an industry in the midst of a financial death spiral, as readers abandon print for online news sources. We see publishers and editors desperately trying to create a sustainable business model for their dyin... more

1hr 23mins
 
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A feature documentary about the efforts of three dissimilar communities around the world in combating violent extremism. The film explores the complex world of Los Angeles gang members, Lebanese and Palestinian militias, and Pakistani militants. It also spotlights community leaders, religious leaders and educators who are facilitating the rehabilitation of radicalized youth. 'Back from the Brink' is used as a teaching tool for educators and parents in programs to counter violen... more

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GRANDIR, which means "TO GROW" in French, introduces the audience to a house that becomes the antithesis of common film orphanages. In this warm space, the children grow as free and responsible beings and little by little to reconcile with their difficult past. Through this documentary, director Etienne Moine and Bernard Josse show that with few resources, it is possible to grow up with respect and love.

1hr 46mins
 
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A 50-minute documentary that reveals the historical and spiritual connection between the Rastafari movement and Ethiopia/Africa, thus depicting Rasta’s resistance against neo-colonial systems and passionate goal to repatriate to their ancestral land in Africa.

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Twenty years after the genocide, Eugene Murangwa, the former goalkeeper of the National Football Team of Rwanda returns to his native country. In association with former teammates who sheltered him during the 1994 genocide, Eugene is committed to rebuilding the bonds ruptured by decades of hatred. He undertakes a journey to confront the history of football, a sports that entertains close ties with the colonial past and the tragedy his country underwent. At the image of Rwandan society, Eugene seeks t... more

1hr 25mins
 
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Cross Aid Post is a documentary about a clinic in Amsterdam’s red light district, where doctors voluntarily provide medical care for people without health insurance, mostly illegal immigrants and homeless people. Everybody staying in The Netherlands is entitled to medical help. By law it is now impossible for people who have no legal status to get health insurance. A new law (the Koppelingswet or Matching Act) made it impossible. There is a way to finance help for uninsured people: a fun... more

1hr 26mins
 
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NANA BENZ tells the story of the legendary Queens of the West - African fabric-trade, self-made women, coming out of nowhere, building empires. These women were heroes to th...more
 
1hr 27mins
Mohammed El Kurd is a Palestinian boy living in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in the heart of East Jerusalem. When Mohammed turns 11, his family is forced t...more
 
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Brazil: A New Way to Fight Homelessness. There are over 450,000 empty properties in São Paulo. A new movement of poor squatters is reclaiming them to create housing fo...more
 
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The destiny of women is irrevocably linked to blood. Between tradition and modernity, the female body has been marketed, honored, and mutilated.
 
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Opportunities for kindness surround each of us on a day-to-day basis. On this specific day, a man begins his morning by assisting a child who has fallen. Little did h...more
 
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Empress Hotel is a full-length documentary that reveals the human face of homelessness. The Empress, a 90-unit permanent supportive housing model providing social an...more
 
1hr 24mins

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  • Most of us, at some time in our lives, feel that we have been wronged by others in some way. It may be as a result of malicious gossip or maybe a violent act or even worse. How do we react in such situations? Do we lash out at the offender, are we eaten up with the desire for revenge? “A Step Too Far?” investigates an alternative to revenge – th... more
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  • This story is one of human courage, - a true story of the human right to life. Truth and revelation should be the core of any documentary. This is not just a simple story to convey truth or a story about a war reporter's experiences. This is the story of an entire people, who defended themselves. This is their story documented by one man fro... more
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