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Summer in Utopia is the story of a hippie anarchist community founded in 1971 in downtown Copenhagen, where more than 900 inhabitants currently live an alternative, communa... more
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The project “Women of Faith for Peace: Jerusalem” began four years ago thanks to two women: Lia Beltrami, Catholic Director, and Hedva Goldschmidt, Orthodox Jewish Film Distributer. The aim of “Women of Faith for Peace” is to promote the role of women in supporting dialogue to create and maintain peace in Israel / Palestine. The women of different religions who took part are all outstanding women in their religious environment. They became friends and started to work together on themes lik... more

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(Texte en français ci-dessous.) "Garbage" portrays the impoverished life of men living in public landfills, who subsist on the sale of the recyclable material they collect. They make 10 Turkish lira (about US$5) a day, and they must give half of that meager salary to the landfill owner. Public institutions and the authorities remain indifferent in the face of this inhumane situation. --- "Garbage" traite de la vie misérable des hommes qui vivent dans les décharges publiques. Il... more

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This is the first referendum held in Hong Kong and probably the last. Some people want to grasp the chance to directly participate in the democratic process. They try in various ways to push for greater democracy in society so that the people can become emancipated.

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An hour-long documentary that explores the causes behind the 119 self-immolations known to have taken place in Tibet since 2009. Combining smuggled videos, first-hand accounts and interviews with experts, scholars, and officials, this film provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at the recent history of Tibet and the powerful forces that lie at the heart of one of the largest waves of political self-immolations in history.

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Chiapas, Mexico. Artificial cities are built across the state as a way to fight poverty. The image of hundreds of houses piled up one beside the other, in contrast with rural landscapes where they stand. "Sustainable Rural Cities" is the state program that seeks to "provide every service" to the people of Chiapas. Housing, full employment, health and education. Progress and modernity as flags of a single model that looks down on and ignores Indians/natives and farmers.

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"Resistance and Sabotage!": An intimate documentary about the resistance at the airport of Nantes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes: It´s just a matter of time before this becomes the new airport of Nantes. Young people start to move onto the land which has been left abandoned. In addition to building tree houses and growing their own vegetables, the activists are carrying out spectacular actions. The “Resistance” movement becomes a national one, support for these opposing the airport escalate... more

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This documentary chronicles White Americans reflecting on white racial identity and racism. Areas the video explores include: the question of how people of European descent were transformed into "White" people; what it means to be White; White privilege; the difference between personal prejudices and societal racism; and how White people can challenge contemporary form of societal racism. Interviews for the film took place in 15 cities throughout the U.S. including San Francisco, Oaklan... more

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Cross Aid Post is a documentary about a clinic in Amsterdam’s red light district, where doctors voluntarily provide medical care for people without health insuranc...more
 
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"Taking Destiny in their Hands" is the first attempt to document the relevance of the International Movement for Working Children and the central themes that it addresse...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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Despite the financial crisis, prices for contemporary art are soaring. The auctions at Christie’s and Sotheby’s are breaking record after record. The Internet, the growin...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 t...more
 
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In the rapidly expanding cities of East Africa, where unemployment is high and opportunities are scarce, women are selling in the marketplace as an economic option. The...more
 
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