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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 pawn shops, check cashing services, and using payday loans to meet basic financial needs can be costly for many of us, with $89 billion a year going to fees and interest for using these types of alternative financial services. It’s time for change. New technology, new ideas and encouraging dialogue around this issue can hel... 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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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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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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"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 one-hour documentary takes an unconventional look at the mother-daughter relationship. Mirrors that Bind features interviews with women and girls of diverse ages, cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. The film challenges the traditional role of motherhood and explores how these stereotypes interfere with a woman’s sense of herself.

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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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