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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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Against the backdrop of segregation, Vivien Thomas, a black carpenter’s apprentice with a genius for surgery, and Dr. Alfred Blalock, a renowned white surgeon, dared to defy medical gospel by forging a partnership that changed the course of medical history. The two men’s work together led to one of the century’s major breakthroughs – a daring heart operation that has saved thousands of children afflicted with a congenital heart defect called “Blue Baby Syndrome.” With only ... more

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STAMMERS tells the story of Jef, an 18-year old who is trying to overcome his stammering. A documentary about learning to speak again, excelling oneself and the difficulties involved in the will to change...

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"Writing Against Death" is a documentary that looks at the subject of the death penalty from a special perspective, that of an involved protagonist: Ursula Corbin from Switzerland, who makes a personal contribution towards the abolition of the death penalty by building up a close and long personal relationship - through letters and visits - with an inmate on death row in Livingston, Texas, thus introducing a shred of humanity into a system that is so inhumane. The film tries to answer question... more

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SheWrite weaves together the narratives and work of four Tamil women poets. Salma negotiates subversive expression within the tightly circumscribed space allotted to a woman in a small town. For Kuttirevathi, solitude is a crucial creative space from where her work resonates. Her anthology entitled Breasts (2003) elicited hate mail, obscene calls and threats. The fact that women poets are exploring themes such as desire and sexuality been opposed by some Tamil film lyricists, who have gone on recor... more

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Six brave women come together to tell their stories, they share their journey with sexual abuse, trafficking, cancer, and loss. They have all used different forms of art to heal and to help inspire others to tell their stories of pain and loss and to focus on finding a positive way to move forward. They share in a bold and courageous manner, without sugar-coating, and are able to finally tell the truth of their lives.

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What is the lasting impact of divorce and separation on the children of "failed" marriages? In this critically acclaimed film, five young people sit down to discuss openly their parents' separation, often in the presence of both parents, and often asking important questions that have remained unsaid for years. A shocking and surprisingly uplifting insight into the reality of modern family life.

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A VERY SHORT WAR is a deeply personal story – one that resonates with and speaks to every name found chiseled into memorial monuments scattered throughout the world’s cities and country towns. It revolves around the short life of Jack Clifford (Cliff) Carpenter, a pioneer Australian aviator of the 1930’s. Cliff had designed and built his first aeroplane as a teenager and sadly lost his life at the age of 28 in the darkening skies over Norway on the day of the German invasion. He left behind ... more

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We made this short documentary with the intention of showing people how damaging loneliness really is. In the summer of 2012 we found a village in Romania, a beautiful plac...more
 
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40-year-old Daniel and 27-year-old Orit are going on a month-long journey to the Far East. Daniel suffers from a head injury that among other things prevents him fro...more
 
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Corinna Loeckenhoff discusses her recent research on age differences in emotional processing and how these changes influence people's decisions in the health domain.
 
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A Special Journey - They have waited 26 years for this journey. A girl and her 2 parents, a family of 3, who have been forced to live in the shadows of Delhi for nearly hal...more
 
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Kasisi, an orphanage 40 km away from Zambia’s capital, takes in starving and ill children, often on the verge of death, whom nobody wants. For many of them, the orphanag...more
 
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