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"Voice of the Valley" tells the story of two women from the impoverished, religious and tribal agricultural hu... more
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May 15th, 2011: Thousands of citizens invade the streets to condemn the kidnapping of democracy by the neoliberal system at the service of the banks. Baptized as 15M, they organize themselves in the main squares of the cities, as a part of a no-leadership movement which will be repeated virally all over the world. At Málaga, the central Plaza de la Constitución square serves as the setting for this collective awakening, by joining people from very diverse status and generations. 15M: The Cit... more

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'A Closer Walk' is the first film to provide a definitive portrayal of humankind's confrontation with the global AIDS epidemic. Directed, written, and produced by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimer, and narrated by Glenn Close and Will Smith, the film explores the intricate relationship between health, dignity, and human rights, and shows how the harsh realities of AIDS in the world are an expression of the way the world really is. Inclusive interviews with individuals from all walks of life, includin... 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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Growing up in Los Angeles, a city whose homeless population exceeds 90,000, filmmaker Rachel Fleischer always felt a deep connection to the homeless. Her desire to understand that connection takes twenty-three year old Fleischer on an extraordinary four-year journey into the lives of six homeless individuals and families as they struggle to find homes, get clean, and survive. Intertwined with each tale is the story of Fleischer herself, as she attempts to walk the fine line between telling th... more

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The project “Women of Faith for Peace: Jerusalem” began four years ago thanks to two women: Lia Beltrami, Catholic Director, and Hedva Goldschmidt, Orthodox Jewish Film Distributer. The aim of “Women of Faith for Peace” is to promote the role of women in supporting dialogue to create and maintain peace in Israel / Palestine. The women of different religions who took part are all outstanding women in their religious environment. They became friends and started to work together on themes lik... 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 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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In 2010 at a live concert in Ventura, California, members of the local homeless community stood in front of an audience and shared the experience and wisdom of having live...more
 
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'The Magic of India' is a journey through India exploring some of the country's secrets. We are introduced to people who share their faith, facts and reflections on the histor...more
 
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In the most militarised place on earth, one man is standing up to the armed might of the world’s largest democracy. True Vision follows a Kashmiri lawyer as he uncover...more
 
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A young Innu, a Canadian Aboriginal, returns to her former school, the Indian Residential School in Sept-Îles, to deliver a poetic tribute to its victims. The school ra...more
 
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Bombarded by ads, billboards, signs, posters and shop window splendors, we walk the streets unaware of an entire world displayed for all and yet unseen. Graffiti, mural...more
 
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In an hour-long special report, NOW takes an unprecedented inside look at a global custom that devastates girls' lives and holds back communities.
 
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