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‘Grey side of the sky’ is a research-based documentary film on British Asian women (British women of South Asian descent) living in Buckinghamshire county of United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire is one of the wealthiest counties of United Kingdom but there is an isolated part of the community and always blamed for not integrating in the wider society. This film is an attempt to find out the historical reasons behind this. South Asian people have migrated to three main towns in Buckinghamshire sinc... more

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In the 2005 State of the Union address, Bush cited Egypt as the country that will pave the way for democracy in the Middle East. Three women, unable to sit by while their country is on the brink of drastic change, start a grassroots movement, to educate and empower the public by raising awareness on the meaning of democracy. They name their campaign "Shayfeen.com” which translates to "We Are Watching You". "We Are Watching You” is a film about the highs and lows of the first year of thei... more

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The most widespread genetic disease in the world and in France, sickle-cell disease (also known as sickle cell anemia) remains widely unknown today. A serious disease that originated in the global South, it has been spreading over centuries as a result of forced or voluntary migration and the mixing of cultures. Everywhere in the world, sickle cell patients wage a constant war against the physical and moral pain induced by ignorance and exclusion. But the story of sickle cell disease is also th... more

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The film portrays the everyday life of a first-of-its-kind school for children and reveals the structural potential for sensitive, strong and real education through the thoughts-in-action of its creator, the controversial and charismatic educator Therezita Pagani. The documentary takes us to a school where children are above any formulaic educational methods, and where nature, art, conflicts, magic, and popular culture all conduct the meeting of these children, who live daily among different ag... more

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The film tells the story of four families, who, in the process of the South-to-North Water Transfer Project, were forced to leave the Danjiang River Reservoir area. Before the removal, villagers on the island lived a leisurely and rich fishing life. However, since 2010, when the government initiated the project, fishermen have had to move to a plains which is 200 km away. People felt helpless, anxious and angry. Under the supervision of the government, they had to leave their homeland where the... more

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Almost unnoticed thousands of Maasais are violently evicted by Tanzanian police from their pastures and villages to make room for commercial hunting safaris. 'Welcome to Loliondo' reveals the untold story that evolves in one of the world’s finest safari locations, a story quite different from the postcard-perfect impressions of the numerous tourists who visit the areas every year. Behind the presumably harmonic surface of a rich and diverse wildlife, tourism and the indigenous Maasa... more

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The whole world knows about Sicily, but Sicily is too often associated with the Mafia. Corleone is, in the world, the symbol of the Mafia's godfather, and it is precisely in Corleone that a new revolutionary way to fight the Mafia kicks off. A new reality made up of dreams, hopes, and the hard work of young people who believe in the authority of the law. The Mafia's lands, which had been the symbol of their power, were seized. The local authorities decided to hand over the land as a gratuitou... more

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Ras Khamis and Ras Shahada are Jerusalem neighborhoods that were cut off from the rest of the city when the Separation Barrier was built in 2002. Since then, these neighborhood...more
 
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'The Road to Drumleman' tells the story of Kintyre’s last coal mine, The Argyll Colliery (1947–1967), the most remote coal mine in Scotland. Almost no physical traces o...more
 
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A GoodPlanet Foundation project, based on an initiative by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and supported by BNP Paribas. http://www.7billionothers.org
 
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SLAYING GOLIATH takes a charged look at 10 days in the life of a boy's fifth grade basketball club from Harlem, New York. The film follows the children's parents – includin...more
 
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This film follows the Take Back the Land movement in Rochester, NY, a city that has seen the same kind of economic assault that other Rust Belt cities have of th...more
 
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Hope is born out of crisis. A community sets out to find a solution for the critical shortage of resources at a remote hospital in rural South Africa. With a dream t...more
 
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