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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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A documentary of denunciation and hope for all women who are fighting for their freedom. A surprising journey into the reality of Nepal: an account of the present-day situation, of the political conflict and the contradictions, with women at the center. Dedicated to all mothers, sisters and daughters and their tears. "Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women" as well as "Violence against women is one of the crucial socia... more

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Kurdistan, “The Other Iraq”, has been held up as a shining example of peace in the Middle East since US sanctioned protections were put in place in 1992, but how has this experimental democracy really affected women? 21 DAYS TO NAWROZ is a documentary feature explores the lives of three very different Kurdish women as they prepare for the ancient New Year feast by reckoning with the past and looking to the future. Razaw is a feminist lawyer that defends women who are victims of honour crime... more

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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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In a penitentiary unit, over 200 women live imprisoned; many are mothers with their babies, foreigners and lonely women. Therein, the story of three main characters, three female inmates, three poets, is told. Lidia is the mother of Abril, who was born in prison. During the documentary, she attains her freedom. Majo is a Spaniard, mother of 5 children with whom she cannot have any contact during her sentence. When she serves half of her time, she will be expelled to her country of origin. Lilian... more

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FATHER DAMIEN: SIMPLE COURAGE tells the tragic story of Hawaii's leprosy epidemic (1865-1965) and the compassionate intervention of Belgium priest Father Damien de Veuster. The film's epilogue draws some parallels with how we are dealing with the AIDS epidemic today. Simple Courage documents the treatment of leprosy victims in Hawaii in the 19th and early 20th century. More than 8,000 sufferers, mostly native, were banished to an isolated peninsula and practically abandoned. One ma... more

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“The Human Boundaries” is a 35-minute documentary on the life of the Hindu refugees from Pakistan. A group of 151 Pakistani Hindus entered India on September, 2011 with a one-month tourist visa. They came to take refuge from the various religious persecutions they had to face in Pakistan. The group, which has a majority of children and women, are now sheltered in a camp on the outskirts of New Delhi. But now, their visa has expired and they are facing deportation. Various organizations ar... 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 fo...more
 
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The idyllic town of Baia Mare in Romania hit the headlines in the June of 2011 when the mayor had an apartment block in Horea Street where Gypsies live separated off from th...more
 
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Freddy, Ian, David, Tim, Garth and Jose. Six gay men with very different experiences of love, lost and found. To make matters more complicated, they have all been diagnose...more
 
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Aquí sobre la tierra (Here On Earth) tells the story of the migration of the Nahua people from the Huasteca region to Guadalajara, Mexico's second largest city, and the socia...more
 
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