What Is :  Film  |  Poem
UNDISCOVERED STORIES: Refresh
Louisa May Alcott was a tomboy, as was her heroine, Jo March, in Little Women. But Jo, like most literary tomboys, wa... more
WINNING FILMS TODAY:
Preview
Pause
View
( i )
1hr 23mins
Rolling between villages and towns in rural Ireland for nine months of the year, Circus GERBOLA becomes a place outside the ordinary world. It helps us to feel the sense o... more
PREVIOUS FESTIVAL:
Winners of Spirit Enlightened
UPCOMING FESTIVAL:
CU on Twitter    CU on facebook

In SHOWCASE Now:

FILM ON:

The documentary presents a number of testimonies from one of the worst eras of crimes against Earth and humanity in Iraq. The continuing wars have left millions of mines and war remnants in the ground, especially in the Shatt al-Arab district in Basra province. The inhabitants continue to suffer from mine explosions as they are forced to venture into the land to make a living. The film bravely discuss the social and humanitarian consequences that keep growing day after day.

26mins
 
FILM ON:

Growing Fairness is a short documentary film about “growing” restorative justice in city schools. Often, passionate educators lead these cultural shifts in schools. The film examines the historical and political context for their resistance against the norm and shares the voices of youth who have seized the opportunity to lead, transforming their schools and themselves in the process.

44mins
 
FILM ON:

Adelin, 83 years old, is confronted with dementia, while Eva, 34, wants her unbearable and never ending mental suffering to stop. Both people ask for help with and care for a decent farewell and passing away. Through organ donation, Eva would like to add meaning to her death. A group of individuals who follow, study and understand the Belgian law of euthanasia, give us their insights on these complex issues.

58mins
 
FILM ON:

For seven years, Aly Muritiba worked in a prison in Brazil as a part of the Alpha team. After studying film and making a few short films himself, Aly is back in his old job with his former colleagues with the plan to make a film about the Alpha Team. The Alpha Team consists of 28 people, men and women from different backgrounds, who together are in charge of the prisons' around 1000 criminals. Walkiu is appointed as the leader of the team fully committed to improve the prison conditions. But as tim... more

1hr 29mins
 
FILM ON:

This documentary is filmed in the territory of the Miskito at the coast of Nicaragua and Honduras. It chronicles the life and work of the Pikineras women, who have recently moved into Miskito territory in the bay to find work in the business of buying and trading lobsters from the divers. We get a peak into the magical world of the Miskito, their mystical beliefs and strong, masculine worldviews. We learn about the fight of the Pikineras women and the discrimination they must face conductin... more

55mins
 
FILM ON:

"Heroes Do Exist in Colombia" was the name of the first major propaganda campaign of Colombia’s National Army. It consisted of a series of propaganda pieces which were part of the communication strategy of ex-president Alvaro Uribe’s (2002-2010) Policy of Democratic Security. Pivoting on the figure of the hero, the government’s publicists constructed an image of the military based on a logic of protection, incorporating unsettling communicative elements in order to produce emotive narratives o... more

53mins
 
FILM ON:

Living Colour is a film about an abstract watercolour painter who takes three and a half minutes to climb into a van, a chatterbox stone carver with the shakes, a woman who colours her dreams, a precision ink-drawer who stares into fires, a diminutive sage who makes politically satirical animations and the motley collective of other artists with special needs with whom they share a studio. It is a charming, moving and hilarious reflection on the deeply human need to make art. This 82-minut... more

1hr 21mins
 
< >

STORIES MOST EXPLORED TODAY:

RSS
The Death Row is a short documentary about the public reactions to the artistic act of 15 Afghan women who fight for women’s educational rights in the form of ...more
 
5mins
With the coming of the Civil War, and the staggering casualties it ushered in, death entered the experience of the American people as it never had before. Ric Burns...more
 
1hr 58mins
Warming to the cold embrace of an Autism diagnosis is often very challenging for families. Award-winning independent filmmaker, Robert Parish knows that sinking feeling. Whe...more
 
30mins
Try Freedom tells the story of La Dorla (in Piedmont dialect, “the weird”) first rugby team, entirely made up of inmates, to be admitted to play an officia...more
 
56mins
After many years away in 2010 I went to Iran to attend a family wedding. A deep curiosity about my family roots and the history of my birthplace had made me anxiously ready t...more
 
50mins
WhiteFlag is a music group unlike any other. Israeli musicians from Tel Aviv and Palestinian musicians from the refugee camps of the Gaza strip came together for the firs...more
 
57mins

AUDIENCE JUST WATCHED:

  • 800 people illegally occupy an old movie theater in Barcelona in order to screen a documentary. They rename the old building after a girl who committed suicide in 2011: Cinema Patricia Heras. Who was that girl? Why did she kill herself and what does the city have to do with it? That's exactly what the squatting action is about: letting everyon... more
    2hr 7mins
     
    JUST VIEWED BY:GUEST
  • from: Mimi Chan
    Follow the journey of a Chinese immigrant who learns the value of hard work and perseverance through kung fu training, and achieves the American dream. Pui Chan is a pioneer responsible for bringing traditional kung fu to America from China.
    1hr 25mins
     
    JUST VIEWED BY:GUEST
  • France, hailed as the birthplace of human rights, is a far cry from respecting them when it comes to its contemporary judicial system—which functions differently depending on whether you are rich or poor, and above all, whether you are a French citizen... or not. Foreigners in France account for 18% of the prison population. What does thi... more
    1hr 20mins
     
    JUST VIEWED BY:GUEST

FILMS ON :

Watch films (documentaries, short films, talks & more) at this online film festival. Discover film-makers and their voices. Learn about social issues prevalent in the current world. Vote for the art & entertainment that is evolved and exists for transformation towards new future. Promote consciousness about humanity & environment - our culture, nature & life driven by the spiritual state, individual and collective.