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Living together in a flat in Cape Town, Mayra, Zanele and Sarah keep in touch with their mothers by phon... more
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Hj. Rabiah has been assigned as a nurse for 28 years in the Liukang Tangaya archipelago, in the south part of Sulawesi island, near Flores marine. As a nurse, she's definitely no... more
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"At the age of 15, I was involved in a severe car accident. In the film, I pursued the challenge of finding love and sex. I met disabled and non-disabled men and searched for my place in a love equation. I was in for a surprise."

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Documentary, 27’, 2013, by Leila Jinkings and Sidnei Pires The family of Hiram de Lima Pereira had a central and unifying element in music and poetry. Journalist, actor and poet, disappeared politician, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. His daughters sing the song composed by Hiram in prison and the songs left by his mother, a musician. The whole soundtrack is a family creation. A look at the person that transcends the political. Festivals: IIDFF 2013 (Greece): Bes... more

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Francis Maladry, known as «Beaudelot», is a painter from the north of France who no longer paints, owing to illness; a painter who still sketches from memory. In his studio/living room, the artist is shown in his daily routine, and the film examines his relationship with creativity over the course of time. And in Beaudelot’s cheery lair, painting is everywhere: it nestles in a pool of a light, it can be seen in an unlikely collection of pipes lying in ash, a female skull perched under plants, th... more

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"Out of Love" is a film about love and violence. When does abuse start? Is your partner abusing you when she’s bullying you in front of your friends? Is abuse always physical? Where is the limit? Where is your limit? Two male victims and a female abuser give open-hearted accounts of their personal experiences. What influence did the violence have on their relationship? And what influence did it have on their lives? "Out io Love" shows us how we try with our best intentions to kee... more

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One of millions of Americans with a developmental or intellectual disability, Riley Campbell was beaten because of his. Such a bias crime is not unusual. What is unusual is a successful conviction of the attackers. This is a story about Riley's recovery from a brutal beating and his own participation in bringing justice to his life.

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Danica, Kael and Emily redefine their gender identities in their own terms showing resilience and strength in their fight to live their true heart and soul. Searching for understanding and respect, these brave individuals share their continuous struggles throughout the various phases of their life cycle and transitioning process. In spite of facing ignorance, prejudice and discrimination, their personal horizons mirror the vicissitudes, aspirations and dreams of the trans communities in contemporar... more

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Zach Sobiech is a 17-year-old diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. With only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. Zach Sobiech passed away on May 20, 2013. Our hearts and prayers are with his family and friends. We are forever touched by his story. Thank you for sharing your life and music with us, Zach. You are dearly missed and loved.

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This film is about a young disabled man who has lost his both eyes and hands due to a mine that exploded in his hands. It happened while he was serving in the military...more
 
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In Dancing Alone, director and writer Biene Pilavci poses the question, “Can my four siblings and I succeed in building relationships with other people, after many year...more
 
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When 55-year-old Margaret Hackman decided to stop treatment for her metastatic cancer, she began living whatever time she had left. Filmmaker and friend Alberta Nye recorde...more
 
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This short film features Vince McIntyre, a Canadian farmer who preserves a way of life from a bygone age. Despite the challenges, Vince farms without machinery, inspired b...more
 
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Partially blinded by an unknown illness at 3 and sent out to work on the tough streets of Kano in Nigeria at 9, Aisha Sani Abdullahi's life prospects were not great. However, ...more
 
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Dutty Sykes, whose childhood was spent in a neighborhood shadowed by Boston’s expanding skyline, understood the reality of business decisions from an early age. Raised b...more
 
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