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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 by the Kachin people, which has been fighting for over sixty years against the central government, to preserve its language, its Christian faith, and its culture. As Myanmar was starting is political opening and democratization process, heavy fighting resumed on the borders of Kachin land, and hundreds of thousands of civilians wer... more

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Isabella and Nando are two militant atheists. They live in Italy, a country where the Church still plays a strong political role. They are among the 4000 members of UAAR (Union Atheists Agnostics Rationalists), an association that keenly defends the fundamentals of the secular state, giving trouble even to the Vatican. Among the various actions of the association: the campaign for the de-baptize and the "atheist bus", ads that should have spread the slogan: “The bad news is that God doesn't exis... more

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Zimbabwe's Child Exodus is a searing investigation into a phenomenon, ignored by much of the world's media, that has seen school-aged African children struggling for survival and facing a dangerous and uncertain future. It's a story about how Zimbabwean children are crossing the border into neighbouring South Africa, using illegal means, to run away from poverty at home.

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An extended refugee family from Somalia, an interracial same-sex couple, a single mother in a housing cooperative, and a mother of six who has fostered nearly 50 children in her lifetime... None of these families have ever met each other before, but at the invitation of a mutual friend and videomaker, that will soon change. To explore how his friends and neighbors are defining family for themselves today, Craig Saddlemire requested that four different households in his community allow him to documen... more

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'Never Get Out Alive' sheds light on the unique traditions and rituals that surround death and dying in Appalachia. The documentary deals with the mortal topic and how we as humans use these traditions as a way of coping with death. You will meet medical doctors, nurses, priests, Zen Buddhists, photographers and university scholars as they discuss their outlooks on death and dying in Appalachia.

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Extreme levels of privatization can only be carried out under conditions where people are under severe pressure, as in the transformation of former Soviet republics towards independence and capitalism. Since the Rose Revolution in 2003, the former Soviet republic Georgia underwent such a radical transformation. President Mikheil Saakashvili implemented one of the most extreme neoliberal projects in the world. Today, Georgia is 9th of 185 states in the World Bank ranking “Ease of Doin... more

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The 2004 Orange Revolution in Ukraine was a massive civil demonstration for democracy and against electoral fraud. Millions of empassioned citizens braved freezing weather conditions to fight against stolen elections and to protest the poisoning of their candidate, Victor Yushchenko. From Kyiv to Donetsk, from Odessa, to Lviv, the filmmaker personally engaged with Ukrainians on all sides of the debate to compile "The Orange Chronicles", a personal account of three months spent in the midst of thi... more

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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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Adelin, 83 years old, is confronted with dementia, while Eva, 34, wants her unbearable and never ending mental suffering to stop. Both people ask for help with and car...more
 
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The documentary filmmakers reveal the complicated modern history of Estonia, a country with a large Russian minority. They do so on a stage measuring several squar...more
 
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Thirty-six million women are missing in India. The economic burden of dowries and the ancestral preference for boys make the birth of a daughter a shameful event. Ultrasoun...more
 
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Migrant workers in Qatar are living, working and dying in modern slavery to bring the world the 2022 World Cup. Watch this video to find out why this happening — then tak...more
 
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This film recounts the human and judiciary events linked to the death of Federico Aldrovandi, which happened in Ferrara at 6AM on 25 September 2005 during a police patrol. Thi...more
 
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  • In 2010, the mining company Tayahua, property of Carlos Slim, began relocating 150 families from the community of Salaverna in the state of Zacatecas. The company plans to extract silver and minerals by open-pit mining. More than 100 families were relocated but 35 decided to stay put. Three years later, the 35 families continue to live in thei... more
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