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After the sudden death of his father, director Andrew Morgan sets out to explore the meaning of loss in each o... more
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Ohad, who is studying in the special "Hesder" program for Orthodox soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, experiences a profound loneliness while he conceals from others that h... more
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Cody, daughter of Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. and granddaughter of Indy winner Al Unser Sr., is now a beautiful 21-year-old college student who lives life in a wheelchair. Through this documentary narrated by Glenn Close, she is opening her life so everyone can fully understand how people live with paralysis. From Unser family video of Cody as a young girl in ballet class and cheer leading to the video diary at college as she copes with all aspects of her paralysis, she has allowed our camera... more

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Stricken, but not struck down, by a slough of mental illnesses, Jimmy Leung’s drive to be an action movie star becomes something of a reality as he and director Ryan Flowers train to become healthy and stable, and make a movie together.

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A life-affirming documentary about a woman who survived stage 4 cancer 12 years ago, only to discover last fall that not only has the cancer returned, but that her fifteen-year-old daughter has stage 4 brain cancer. Instead of becoming victims to their experience, they choose to live every day fully, in a Carpe Diem lifestyle, with gratitude, connection to their community and deep congruence. It is a story of the ultimate challenge of two women working to break the pattern of five generations o... more

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Two friends Tarek and Khaled fled from Syria and now live in Lebanon. With music as their only weapon, they struggle not to let fear control their need for expression. But how do you justify having let your loved ones behind? And how do you keep faith in your own mission as an artist on the run?

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In "Concrete Youth" we follow the daily life of three twenty somethings, who find refuge in a youth movement for youngsters in poverty, called ‘Betonne Jeugd‘ (‘Concrete Youth’). They describe the place as their home, a family they never had. From an early age, they have confronted lots of difficulties. Nevertheless, they keep their heads up and find support in each other to move on in life.

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Zach Sobiech is a 17-year-old diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. With only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. Zach Sobiech passed away on May 20, 2013. Our hearts and prayers are with his family and friends. We are forever touched by his story. Thank you for sharing your life and music with us, Zach. You are dearly missed and loved.

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Danica, Kael and Emily redefine their gender identities in their own terms showing resilience and strength in their fight to live their true heart and soul. Searching for understanding and respect, these brave individuals share their continuous struggles throughout the various phases of their life cycle and transitioning process. In spite of facing ignorance, prejudice and discrimination, their personal horizons mirror the vicissitudes, aspirations and dreams of the trans communities in contemporar... more

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JUST BECAUSE I AM takes the viewer through the inspirational journey of an LGBT youth group, led by an enthusiastic gay mentor, who together give a response to homophobia b...more
 
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Two friends Tarek and Khaled fled from Syria and now live in Lebanon. With music as their only weapon, they struggle not to let fear control their need for expression. But how d...more
 
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The movie talks about a Slovenian man picturing the world of images from the past. We experience this world with Rudolf Strmečnik, or Ruda, through his revival and recreation o...more
 
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"The Adytum" is a coming-of-age story about a girl who learns to read under unlikely circumstances. Dialogue in a constructed language is interwoven with music to emphasiz...more
 
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RELEASE: SELF CARE FOR TRAUMA WORKERS tells the story of three mental health workers (David, Laurene, Jackie) who choose to incorporate the arts and meditation a...more
 
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“Seeds Of Aloha” tells the story of the extraordinary life lived by Hawaii’s Renaissance Man, George Kahumoku Jr. He is a multiple Grammy Award & Hoku Award winnin...more
 
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