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At the end of 2008, internationally renowned Spanish-born choreographer Rafael Bonachela was appointed as th... more
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Alfonso is the lead dancer in a flamenco troupe that rehearses in a Tel Aviv suburb. The average age of the group members is over 75. After the death of his wife, he begins to obsessively court Sima, a dancer with the troupe, to the displeasure of his children, who are unwilling to accept the fact that their father might be interested in another woman. Soon after the big performance of the troupe in the Tel Aviv dance center, we find Alfonso starting his search for a new woman, after havin... more

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Follow two teenagers on the brink of adulthood, facing exams, playing footy, attending parties, and leaving the safety of the Victorian College for the Deaf.

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This performance documentary Force of Nature is a 75-minute UK/US co-production featuring the renowned improvisational dance artist Kirstie Simson. Over five years, Katrina McPherson filmed Kirstie Simson performing and teaching across Europe, culminating in a one-off performance with Michael Schumacher, Kenzo Kusuda and Dai Jian at the Universal Halll Arts Centre, Findhorn, Scotland. in July 2010. Force of Nature combines specially filmed performance, documentary footage and in-depth interview... more

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Kasisi, an orphanage 40 km away from Zambia’s capital, takes in starving and ill children, often on the verge of death, whom nobody wants. For many of them, the orphanage run by Polish missionaries is a last resort. Great sacrifice of nuns, however, may both bring joy and cause suffering. One of the children is Francis, a young boy with HIV. Can the nuns persuade him to put up an unequal fight against the disease?

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When the legendary 83-year-old art historian Folke Edwards divorces for the fourth time, he has nowhere to go, so he moves in with his youngest daughter Frida. For a very long time, she has tried to reach out to him and now finds her chance to confront him. His dementia makes this a difficult task, but it also turns sorrow and grief into humour and laughter.

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In a cramped apartment, 16-year-old Savannah and her mother try to make the best of life. Surrounded by pets and household items, they look for a way to cope with each other and with the illness that dominates their fate.

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A documentary about the graduation ceremony of a young geisha girl working in Kyoto.

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Michou is a solitary man with no ties. During the night, he acts as a taxi driver for three regulars, three extremely vibrant ladies with whom he unwittingly gets involved. Thi...more
 
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As a young women, Nadia Zouaoui vowed that her suffering would not be in vain and that she would proclaim it to the entire world one day. Years later she became a film make...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 d...more
 
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Lourdes and Mentxu Arrieta were born with a serious problem: although they were sisters and used to spend all their time together, an illness concerning their bodies prevented the...more
 
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After surviving the horrors of the Cambodian genocide of the late 70s, Sun Peau, a young widow of 23 years, fled his country and rebuilt a life in Belgium. Her son, intrigue...more
 
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Two men, a lawyer and an engineer, leave their professions in California to film Americans living in Central America who serve the poor, orphaned, prisoners and the dyin...more
 
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