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The Lost Reunions is a story following the PT Boaters of World War II. 60,000 navy men fought in the European and Pacific theaters. As of today only handfuls survive t... more
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Summer in Utopia is the story of a hippie anarchist community founded in 1971 in downtown Copenhagen, where more than 900 inhabitants currently live an alternative, communal lifestyle without private property. In recent years, they have been fighting to survive the threats of the State. We will see what new challenges this community faces today.

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The film tells the story of four families, who, in the process of the South-to-North Water Transfer Project, were forced to leave the Danjiang River Reservoir area. Before the removal, villagers on the island lived a leisurely and rich fishing life. However, since 2010, when the government initiated the project, fishermen have had to move to a plains which is 200 km away. People felt helpless, anxious and angry. Under the supervision of the government, they had to leave their homeland where the... more

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Almost unnoticed thousands of Maasais are violently evicted by Tanzanian police from their pastures and villages to make room for commercial hunting safaris. 'Welcome to Loliondo' reveals the untold story that evolves in one of the world’s finest safari locations, a story quite different from the postcard-perfect impressions of the numerous tourists who visit the areas every year. Behind the presumably harmonic surface of a rich and diverse wildlife, tourism and the indigenous Maasa... more

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A university classroom in a high security prison in Argentina is the main scenario of this paradoxical documentary. Here, inmates and guards study sociology together. Over the course of one academic year, "13 Puertas" (13 Doors) follows a prisoner, a guard and a teacher to see the evolution of this never-before-seen education behind bars.

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130 million babies are born each year, and not one of them decides where they’ll be born or how they’ll live. In Cambodia, you’re likely to be born to a family living on less than $1/day. In Sierra Leone chances of surviving the first year are half those of the worldwide average. Brian Hill takes a worldwide trip to meet the newest generation – In the US Starr’s new baby could well be one more of 1.6 million homeless children now living in the streets.

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Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conflict that the United Nations describes as the deadliest in the world since World War II. Rwanda and Uganda, both US allies, invaded the Congo (then Zaire) in 1996 and then again in 1998, which triggered an enormous loss of lives, systemic sexual violence and rape, and widespread looting of Congo’s spectacular natural wealth. The ongoing conflict, instability, weak institutions, dependency and poverty in the Congo are a product of ... more

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Unjust follows three widows in their long and dangerous fight for justice after losing their husbands to state violence. Angkhana’s husband Somchai was a well-known lawyer who gave legal assistance to the poor and vulnerable in the south of Thailand. This made him a target for law enforcement officers who were used to acting with impunity. Suciwati’s husband Munir spent years fearlessly speaking out against Indonesia’s military’s blatant abuse of human rights in the troubled territor... more

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Not My Life is the first film to depict the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Filmed on five continents, i...more
 
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Once producing half of the nation's sugar, the Domino Sugar Refinery was an icon of the industrial work available in South Williamsburg. Within the year part of the buildin...more
 
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Does Kochi really need the Chinese to save it’s pride? Here's a short documentary about the fast-disappearing Chinese fishing nets from the shores of Kochi.
 
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A no man’s land / A European suburb / A crossroad for stories. On an autumn day I took a photograph from a bridge in the outskirts of my city. A great river woun...more
 
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An Ancient Legend lies buried deep in the vaults of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu; a legend that holds a secret so precious that its very existence has been hidden from th...more
 
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Louisa May Alcott was a tomboy, as was her heroine, Jo March, in Little Women. But Jo, like most literary tomboys, was tamed once she reached adolescence. Real-life tomboy...more
 
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