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A life-affirming documentary about a woman who survived stage 4 cancer 12 years ago, only to discover last fall that not only has the cancer returned, but that her fifteen-year-old daughter has stage 4 brain cancer. Instead of becoming victims to their experience, they choose to live every day fully, in a Carpe Diem lifestyle, with gratitude, connection to their community and deep congruence. It is a story of the ultimate challenge of two women working to break the pattern of five generations o... more

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Two friends Tarek and Khaled fled from Syria and now live in Lebanon. With music as their only weapon, they struggle not to let fear control their need for expression. But how do you justify having let your loved ones behind? And how do you keep faith in your own mission as an artist on the run?

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In "Concrete Youth" we follow the daily life of three twenty somethings, who find refuge in a youth movement for youngsters in poverty, called ‘Betonne Jeugd‘ (‘Concrete Youth’). They describe the place as their home, a family they never had. From an early age, they have confronted lots of difficulties. Nevertheless, they keep their heads up and find support in each other to move on in life.

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Danica, Kael and Emily redefine their gender identities in their own terms showing resilience and strength in their fight to live their true heart and soul. Searching for understanding and respect, these brave individuals share their continuous struggles throughout the various phases of their life cycle and transitioning process. In spite of facing ignorance, prejudice and discrimination, their personal horizons mirror the vicissitudes, aspirations and dreams of the trans communities in contemporar... more

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"Out of Love" is a film about love and violence. When does abuse start? Is your partner abusing you when she’s bullying you in front of your friends? Is abuse always physical? Where is the limit? Where is your limit? Two male victims and a female abuser give open-hearted accounts of their personal experiences. What influence did the violence have on their relationship? And what influence did it have on their lives? "Out io Love" shows us how we try with our best intentions to kee... more

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Documentary, 27’, 2013, by Leila Jinkings and Sidnei Pires The family of Hiram de Lima Pereira had a central and unifying element in music and poetry. Journalist, actor and poet, disappeared politician, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. His daughters sing the song composed by Hiram in prison and the songs left by his mother, a musician. The whole soundtrack is a family creation. A look at the person that transcends the political. Festivals: IIDFF 2013 (Greece): Bes... more

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Witch Hazel Advent tells the story of John Rule, a poet and peace activist living off the grid in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. John and his wife Margaret found their home on the upper headwaters of Frog Bayou creek in 1963. After years of teaching English in various small Southern colleges while trying to homestead on their remote piece of land during their vacations, they were able to put away their nomadic existence and enjoy their first real home together. Although Margaret was 16 year... more

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Rodrigo Moreno is a wedding photographer who spends much of his professional life shooting lavish destination weddings where money is no object. He has a beautiful wife, a nic...more
 
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A prostitute is working at night in her usual spot, when suddenly, she is surprised by a mysterious woman. After the woman explains her desperate situation to the prostitut...more
 
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This video for Real Look Autism.com looks at a third grader's anxiety in school. Tess has an autism spectrum disorder and is benefiting from a restructured break syste...more
 
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"When it’s not autism, what is it?" When their son was just 17 months old, Erik and Jennie Linthorst suspected something was not quite right. Experts and therapists tol...more
 
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An old postal stamp is the only clue Monica has when she starts her search for her long-lost father and her Sami origin. "I have never met my father, this is my onl...more
 
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A disabled girl from the Irrawaddy Delta was born with spina bifida. From a very young age, she has been dreaming and praying for an education. She got the opportunity to ge...more
 
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