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'Darfur – War for Water' is about a mission, that Tomo Kriznar, a human rights activist and (former) Slovenian President Janez Drnovsek's special emissary in Darfur, made. While Kriznar presents Slovenian peace initiative to various fractions of Sudanese Liberation Army, he films the very emotional and invaluable talks with main rebel leaders and civilians. This is the first film about Darfur, which enables the rest of the world to have an insight into the mentality of the rebels in Darfur an... more

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Isabel and Antonio are human rights activists. They were awakened by the loud noise of sirens and the roar of thousands of screams. They grabbed whatever was at hand, including a camcorder. They switched it on and started recording what their eyes could not believe: the savage assault and destruction of the largest protest camp ever raised in the Sahara: Gdeim Izik. The Moroccan security forces burning haimas, firing tear gas all around and beating whoever lied ahead. Shots were heard. Childre... more

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‘La Violencia’ documents the lives of the indigenous Mayan women of Guatemala. Guatemala is explored from its violent history to its current fragile state, through the personal stories of indigenous women and activists and narrated by Aidan Gillen. Guatemala’s armed conflict tore the country apart for 36 years, claiming the lives of over 200,000 men, women and children. In 2013 Guatemala became the first country in history to put a former head of state on trial for genocide in a domestic cour... more

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Gustavo Dudamel, the amazingly gifted Venezuelan conductor, educated entirely though "El Sistema", leads this journey through the stories of some of the young people who are experiencing the joy of music in the most diverse and contrasting corners of the world. Filmed in seven different countries, "DUDAMEL: Let the Children Play" is an opportunity to glimpse the world of Gustavo Dudamel: orchestras, conducting, and the importance of art as a hopeful path to face the educational crisis worldwide... more

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A simple Moroccan peasant, nicknamed “Hercules” due to his uncommon strength, lives with his family on a spit of land adjacent to a magnificent beach south of Tangier. Hercules and his family live off of the bounty of their land, their livestock, fishing, and income earned by selling food from a straw hut they set up on the beach every summer. Their sole neighbor and recent arrival, Patrick Guerrand-Hermès, heir to the famous French company, has gradually acquired most of the land adjacen... more

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The film shows a unique collaboration between two youth circuses: A mixed Arab-Jewish circus from the Galilee in Israel and a youth circus from Arnhem in the Netherlands. Both circuses use their art for social change. The "Galilee Circus" is bringing together Jewish and Arab children through weekly joint activities. The Dutch “Poehaa” circus attempts to integrate between children of different background in Dutch society. The circus presents, in my eyes, a rare place where children an... more

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No Problem! - Six Months with the Barefoot Grandmamas is about the rural solar electrification project run by the Barefoot College in the village of Tilonia in the state of Rajasthan, India, where numerous illiterate rural women from all over the world, particularly Africa, are being trained as solar engineers. The solar-electrification project symbolizes hope, as a simple idea originating from a little-known village in India has the potential to impact global communities. The film follows the stor... more

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Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. Turning to paw...more
 
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Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign Policy editor-in-chief Moises Naim visits the RSA to outline the startling power shifts takin...more
 
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Laviche takes the problems afflicting Haitians in Haiti and juxtaposes them with the multitudes of Haitians detained in Florida immigration jails, thus linking the struggles o...more
 
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Since the 1994 Genocide, Rwandan refugees from that conflict - and from subsequent events - have created a population of over 150,000 displaced peoples living around the worl...more
 
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Karima Bennoune shares four powerful stories of real people fighting against fundamentalism in their own communities — refusing to allow the faith they love to become a too...more
 
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To develop a concrete and sincere understanding of what has happened in Colombia, the active listening of women's testimonies holds great importance. Therefore, thi...more
 
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