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Between the past and the present, here and elsewhere, a young South American wanders in Geneva. An immersion into the migrant psyche.
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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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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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Between the past and the present, here and elsewhere, a young South American wanders in Geneva. An immersion into the migrant psyche.

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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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In Dancing Alone, director and writer Biene Pilavci poses the question, “Can my four siblings and I succeed in building relationships with other people, after many years marked by hatred and extreme violence? Can we succeed even if neither our parents nor their parents were able to?” When she was 12, Biene Pilavci ran away from her violent home and moved to a girl's care home. Today she is 33-years old and have realized that she carries her past everywhere she goes. Dancing Alone is ... more

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You’re in your early twenties and you need to figure out what’s next. The world around you is overwhelming and the idea of joining the end of a long queue isn’t that attractive. So, you run for the hills. Audrey and her boyfriend become sheepherders for a summer season, leading their flock over the common pastures at high altitude. Join Audrey on a personal journey through the French Alps, and through her relationship with her boyfriend. Experience the discrepancy between her romanti... 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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The director’s father, who did not know how to use a computer, left her an autobiography via e-mail. The 43 e-mails are a regretful autobiography of the director’...more
 
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