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The Indigenous Community of Q'eros, situated in the Amazon between the Andes and Cusco, has maintained its cultural identity for over 500 years, even after the Spanis... more
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This documentary film focuses on the global economic crisis—its impact on the working class and the responses by trade unions, government and big business in South Africa. It includes interviews with leading trade unionists, workers, community members, NGO workers and academics. This film is decidedly left-wing and critical in its approach and attempts to explain the crisis in Marxist terms. It also poses serious questions about the dominant responses to the crisis that hurts the working class an... more

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Isabel and Antonio are human rights activists. They were awakened by the loud noise of sirens and the roar of thousands of screams. They grabbed whatever was at hand, including a camcorder. They switched it on and started recording what their eyes could not believe: the savage assault and destruction of the largest protest camp ever raised in the Sahara: Gdeim Izik. The Moroccan security forces burning haimas, firing tear gas all around and beating whoever lied ahead. Shots were heard. Childre... more

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A simple Moroccan peasant, nicknamed “Hercules” due to his uncommon strength, lives with his family on a spit of land adjacent to a magnificent beach south of Tangier. Hercules and his family live off of the bounty of their land, their livestock, fishing, and income earned by selling food from a straw hut they set up on the beach every summer. Their sole neighbor and recent arrival, Patrick Guerrand-Hermès, heir to the famous French company, has gradually acquired most of the land adjacen... more

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While Gloria, Ninfa and Norma struggled for the release of their husbands, their babies became teenagers and their children turned into adults. This documentary follows the wives of three police officers who have been kidnapped since the turn of the century. For over a decade, these women have fought the indifference of the guerrilla that took their loved ones and the apathy of the Colombian government that refuses to negotiate their freedom. After 13 years of resistance, the FARC finally answer... more

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Shot over several months in Aleppo, North Syria, the film follows the itineraries of a couple of fighters, Mudar and Abdel Kader, who are hailed from the rural parts of Aleppo. At the outbreak of the protests, Mudar mobilized people peacefully through the patriotic songs he used to sing in the demonstration. As violence and brutal atrocities became the regime’s only way to suppress the protests, Mudar became involved with the military resistance. He met Abdel Kader who was an ordinary tradesma... more

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As the Sikh community in Oak Creek, Wisconsin prepares for Sunday prayers, a deadly hate attack shatters their lives but not their resilience. After six worshippers are killed by a white supremacist, the local community finds inspiration in the Sikh tradition of forgiveness and faith. Lieutenant Brian Murphy, shot 15 times in the attack, joins the mayor and police chief as they forge new bonds with the Sikh community. Young temple members, still grieving from the tragedy, emerge as leaders in th... more

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The Feminist Initiative reveals the passion, pitfalls and promise of a diverse group of women working to establish the world’s first feminist political party in Sweden in the spring of 2005. Even in one of the most gender-equal societies in the world, the advancement of women’s agenda within the patriarchal establishment requires a revolution. Beginning from the innovative and inclusive decision to elect three party leaders rather than one, the film charts every trail-blazing step (and misstep) o... more

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The movie maps the evolution of the Czech antifascist movement since the late 1980′s up to 2011. The footage takes the viewer through the period of the first racis...more
 
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There is a crucial new focus on the International Rule of Law - with the intention of bringing war criminals everywhere to justice. Through the years, as ...more
 
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The film shows a unique collaboration between two youth circuses: A mixed Arab-Jewish circus from the Galilee in Israel and a youth circus from Arnhem in the Netherland...more
 
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This documentary tells the sorrow and helplessness faced by villagers in Nansalu Village (Ming Tribe) of Namaxia Township at southern Taiwan, a hard-hit area by typhoo...more
 
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Final Solution is a study of the politics of hate. Set in Gujarat during the period Feb/March 2002 - July 2003, the film graphically documents the changing face of right-win...more
 
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I'LL KEEP ON SINGING is a comprehensive documentary of the contemporary southern gospel convention tradition, an amateur Christian music-making and educational traditio...more
 
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  • This documentary film focuses on the global economic crisis—its impact on the working class and the responses by trade unions, government and big business in South Africa. It includes interviews with leading trade unionists, workers, community members, NGO workers and academics. This film is decidedly left-wing and critical in its approach and attempt... more
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  • In the rapidly expanding cities of East Africa, where unemployment is high and opportunities are scarce, women are selling in the marketplace as an economic option. They share a common barrier-access to credit. The African Market Women Series documents the creative and innovative measures designed by women to get the credit they need, an... more
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  • The movie maps the evolution of the Czech antifascist movement since the late 1980′s up to 2011. The footage takes the viewer through the period of the first racist murders in the early 90′s, to the protests against the Sládek’s Republicans, clashes with racist hooligans and National Resistance, up to the recent anti-Roma demonstrations. Th... more
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