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After the disastrous explosion at Chernobyl in 1986, one of the few survivors, the nuclear physicist Andrei Drozdov, decides to set up an Esoteric School based mainly on the philosophy of Pythagoras. Together with six other Russian scientists, they form a commune at the southernmost point of Europe, the remote island of Gavdos. Behind their profile of selfless workers and Orthodox Russian scientists, several myths begin to emerge in the local community: Might they be spies or perhaps members of a... more

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She is ten years old, he is fourteen. This is their wedding day. The ceremony, in the remote Amhara region of Northern Ethiopia, is conducted by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Half of all girls in Amhara will be married before they are fifteen, and may be promised in marriage even at the age of five. Early marriage has many consequences for a girl. Pregnancy before her body is fully formed can lead to difficult and prolonged labor. If she survives, she could be left with permanen... more

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A group of stories about building a sustainable, decentralized solidarity economy and weaving nets that overcome the individualization and hierarchical division of work. Thousands of people every day, all over the world, here and now. "Homage to Catalonia II" is a documentary that is a part of an academic research project. We investigate new economic cultures, new forms of living and of understanding the economy at the Institute for Research at the Open University of Catalonia. We study th... more

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Aftershocks is about the transformation of the Welfare State into an ally of the Corporation. It examines the acquisition/displacement of two quake-affected villages for lignite mining/power generation. It probes the microcosm in the nature of a study "from below" of the globalisation of the Economy & the corporatisation of Democracy. On January 26, 2001, Kutch (Gujarat, India) was devastated by a massive earthquake. Over 20,000 people died and tens of thousands of homes were destroyed. This film i... 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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The Swiss educator and philosopher Marcel Müller-Wieland (92) is a visionary. The school he envisions, promotes peace. Building community is at the core of his educational process. At the same time, he provides as much help as possible to empower each child. His talent for storytelling is shown in formulating his vision of a humane school. Seeing the children in his school projects makes you wish you could be a child again. There is exploring and constructing, drawing and hammerin... 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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'Impossible is Nothing' is a short, 11-minute, documentary on the non-profit organization, Students Helping Honduras. For seven days, I documented the volunteers whom gladly g...more
 
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On The Map gives un/documented Caribbeans a voice to speak on intra-regional migration, revealing gaps between the official stand on Caribbean integration & the experience o...more
 
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An educational documentary about 8 Jews from 6 continents and their immigration to Israel. In Israel's most dynamic city, these 8 olim chadashim (new immigrants) uniquel...more
 
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Bûka Baranê means "the bride of the rain" in Kurdish. It is the Kurdish expression for "rainbow". The documentary begins with a photograph of primary school children take...more
 
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A film about the status of women in Armenian villages; focusing on how traditional gender roles fuel domestic violence and how violence is perpetuated, taugh...more
 
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For seven years they have witnessed every major event from both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, filming terrorist attacks, military occupation, aftermaths o...more
 
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