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The repression and poor conditions to which the enslaved Africans in Brazil were subjected led to a point where more and more slaves, revolted with their condition, ran from the senzalas to remote locations where they could hardly be recaptured by their former lords. The escape of slaves gave rise to small concentrations in remote places named quilombos or mocambos. With the abolition of the slavery of blacks in Brazil (1888) these lands were donated by the former lords, purchased or naturall... more

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Everything you do for me without me, you do against me. —Gandhi What is poverty? Is poverty merely a question of lack of money or is there more to it? In THE MISSING LINK, Fabio Wuytack tries to get a glimpse of the inside of poverty, in the margins of the welfare state. In the poignant and fascinating discussions with people who have experienced poverty themselves, the psychological aspect of poverty surfaces. Their touching life stories confront us with the impact of socia... more

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"Voice of the Valley" tells the story of two women from the impoverished, religious and tribal agricultural hub of Jordan, the Jordan Valley. With no formal training and despite the government's refusal to issue them a license, Asma and Munira produce and broadcast a groundbreaking socio-political radio program from Amman. Despite numerous threats and backlash from their community, the women expose social, political and environmental issues plaguing the Jordan Valley—issues which have never bee... more

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Seven years after the fall of Milosevic’s regime and the revolution on October 5th, 2000, Serbia is still a country largely isolated from the rest of the world where extreme right-wing parties are getting stronger every day. What is most worrying is the fact that the incidents caused by the ultra-rightist groups, made up mostly of very young people, have become public and more frequent following the year 2000. It is this very extremism that is the key topic of this film, and we tried to point ou... more

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Afghanistan is a country where day does not fade into night without news of bombings and killings, and we have certainly noticed that the Western media has always announced these events as terrorist attacks conducted by Islamic fundamentalists and extremists. A coincidental filming during a bloody event that left the country shocked for several months is a great impetus to look for the real roots of events of this ilk among the biggest tribe of this land, namely, the Pashtuns. This movie ha... more

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Ahmed is a simple man who lives in a village which called Beidif, 200KM from Cairo in Egypt. His job is to make up the sewer system. All houses in Beidif have cesspits to get ride of waste water. A cesspit is a large underground tank to hold sewage. They need to be emptied regularly or the household will face problems. The film shows how Ahmed does his work everyday and how this work affects his life.

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"Bets" presents the history of sugarcane cutters living in Tarabai, São Paulo inland, and working in regional mills. The documentary discusses the process of migration, working relations and capital consequences, the different cultures, work and health conditions of these migrants. The amazement of seeing piped water for the first time, the injuries of an arduous and destructive profession and the actions to relieve physical and spiritual conditions. The 13 testimonies shown in this documentar... more

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An in-depth look into the world's fastest growing sport and its impact on India. Mixed Martial Arts is a full-contact combat sport, widely reported as the fastest growing spor...more
 
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“Invisible Years” is a 26-minute film that focuses on the lives of gay men in their 50s and 60s. The film was inspired by my own desire to better understand the cultur...more
 
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At the mouth of the Amazon River, a murder takes place. The victim, Sr. Dorothy Stang (a 73-year-old Catholic nun from Dayton, Ohio), was shot six times at point-blank range. Th...more
 
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The release of a hostage does not guarantee a happy ending to a kidnapping. A wife and a mother of former FARC hostages go on two different journeys: one to find inne...more
 
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Afghanistan is a country where day does not fade into night without news of bombings and killings, and we have certainly noticed that the Western media has alway...more
 
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The Indian government plans to demolish all inner-city slums by the year 2015. Millions of India's poorest people are at risk of losing their homes and communities without an...more
 
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