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"The Watershed" is a poignant and powerful feature documentary about the disintegration of an upper-class family – The Trunks. Faced with the extraordinary traum... more
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My diving buddies are an inspiration. They may move around the world and underwater differently, but they refuse to be stuck, in a wheelchair or in life. Meet six members of Eels on Wheels; an organization based in Austin that supports people with disabilities wanting to practice scuba diving. They share with us their stories of courage and passion for life and show us how they’ve adapted to the drastic changes that have happened in their lives. Diving becomes a great illustration that with the righ... more

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In 2006, 25-year-old Jason DaSilva was on vacation at the beach with family when, suddenly, he fell down. He couldn’t get back up. His legs had stopped working; his disease could no longer be ignored. Just a few months earlier doctors had told him that he had multiple sclerosis, which could lead to loss of vision and muscle control, as well as a myriad of other complications. Jason tried exercise to help cope, but the problem only worsened. After his dispiriting fall on the beach, he turne... more

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This award-winning documentary is the diary of a young videographer and his father as they climb the highest mountain in the world, Everest. A visual poem of stunning beauty, "The Eye of the Son" is shockingly personal—a formative journey that will take a father and son to the edges of the world. Sometimes it takes the sky to find what joins us together.

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The film is about a mother and daughter relationship. Isabella's mother suffers from a mental disease, and we follow Isabella’s struggle to be more independent from her mother, but the struggle creates conflicts between them. At the same time, Isabella and her mother are deeply connected. They are best friends and each other’s soul mates, as Isabella says. But what happens, when your soul mate is mentally ill –and at the same time your mother? The story follows the development Isabell... more

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The moment Serge Kakudji saw an opera singer for the very first time as a young boy on Congolese television, he immediately fell in love with opera music. He then decided to become a celebrated countertenor. Despite the many doubts of his family, he travels to Europe, determined to make it to the top of the classical opera world.

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The story of a family of African American jazz musicians, from their early days playing as a family band across the American South, through their years performing at famed venues like the Apollo Theater and Carnegie Hall, to their later years as solo artists in their 70s, 80s and 90s. As individual artists and as a group, the Hamptons overcame poverty and discrimination to practice their art, becoming remarkable performers in the process. The film's central character is the irrepressible Daw... more

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Aya, a 32-year-old musician lives without boundaries or doubts about her identity. Yaelle, however, is a 29-year old multimedia artist immigrated from France and comes from a conservative family background. The two women fall in love and start creating art-performances together. Their relationship is a love-story—until Yaelle decides to reveal her homosexuality to her parents, who are not ready to accept her identity. Yaelle cuts the relationship with her family, and the young couple decide... more

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Humberto Rivas arrived in Barcelona in 1976, in full transition to democracy, fleeing the atmosphere of violence and disappearances that began in Argentina. The photograph...more
 
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Filmed in a refugee home outside Berlin, this short tells the story of a girl who would do anything to help her mother be happy again.
 
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An inspirational story of survival and transformation, "White Shadows" chronicles the extraordinary life of Dalee Henderson, a famed celebrity hairstylist whose positiv...more
 
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In a desperate search for happiness, a seventeen-year-old girl, an amputee from a very poor home, walks into a surreal TV stage to compete in a glamorous TV danc...more
 
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For 45 years, Hans-Erik has lived isolated behind iron barred windows and doors. He didn’t answer the phone or opened the door. His decision to live in a bubble was take...more
 
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GaiShanxi is known among the villagers are the most beautiful woman in Shanxi. During the War of Resistance, she was humiliated by Japanese soldiers, but unwilling t...more
 
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