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Janette Lane Bradbury was abused by her mother. Her mother would beat her with a horsewhip, a riding crop or whateve... more
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This is the first referendum held in Hong Kong and probably the last. Some people want to grasp the chance to directly participate in the democratic process. They try in various ways to push for greater democracy in society so that the people can become emancipated.

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The project “Women of Faith for Peace: Jerusalem” began four years ago thanks to two women: Lia Beltrami, Catholic Director, and Hedva Goldschmidt, Orthodox Jewish Film Distributer. The aim of “Women of Faith for Peace” is to promote the role of women in supporting dialogue to create and maintain peace in Israel / Palestine. The women of different religions who took part are all outstanding women in their religious environment. They became friends and started to work together on themes lik... more

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Growing up in Los Angeles, a city whose homeless population exceeds 90,000, filmmaker Rachel Fleischer always felt a deep connection to the homeless. Her desire to understand that connection takes twenty-three year old Fleischer on an extraordinary four-year journey into the lives of six homeless individuals and families as they struggle to find homes, get clean, and survive. Intertwined with each tale is the story of Fleischer herself, as she attempts to walk the fine line between telling th... more

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Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. Turning to pawn shops, check cashing services, and using payday loans to meet basic financial needs can be costly for many of us, with $89 billion a year going to fees and interest for using these types of alternative financial services. It’s time for change. New technology, new ideas and encouraging dialogue around this issue can hel... more

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'A Closer Walk' is the first film to provide a definitive portrayal of humankind's confrontation with the global AIDS epidemic. Directed, written, and produced by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimer, and narrated by Glenn Close and Will Smith, the film explores the intricate relationship between health, dignity, and human rights, and shows how the harsh realities of AIDS in the world are an expression of the way the world really is. Inclusive interviews with individuals from all walks of life, includin... more

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Α documentary about the criminalization of HIV in Greece. The story of a group of HIV-positive women who were detained by the Greek Police, forcibly tested, charged with felony, detained and publicly exposed, when their mug shots and personal data were published in the media, in the run-up to the country’s 2012 national elections. Make a donation to support the victims portrayed in the film here: http://ruins-documentary.com/en/donate/

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Chiapas, Mexico. Artificial cities are built across the state as a way to fight poverty. The image of hundreds of houses piled up one beside the other, in contrast with rural landscapes where they stand. "Sustainable Rural Cities" is the state program that seeks to "provide every service" to the people of Chiapas. Housing, full employment, health and education. Progress and modernity as flags of a single model that looks down on and ignores Indians/natives and farmers.

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(Texte en français ci-dessous.) "Garbage" portrays the impoverished life of men living in public landfills, who subsist on the sale of the recyclable material the...more
 
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"Taking Destiny in their Hands" is the first attempt to document the relevance of the International Movement for Working Children and the central themes that it addresse...more
 
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Secrets of a dirty war In 2004, Fallujah in Iraq became the theater of a major showdown between the American soldiers and the Iraqi insurgents. But even though th...more
 
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Amin is the story of an ancient musical tradition and one man’s struggle to preserve it. It is told using a unique approach to documentary storytelling that challenges th...more
 
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Featuring narration by actor John Turturro and exclusive interviews with Nobel Prize Laureate Eric Kandel, Oliver Sacks, Temple Grandin, Elyn Saks, Susanna Kaysen, Joann...more
 
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A young Kenyan athlete contends for a shot at the Olympic Games, but his dreams of representing his country are complicated by his nation’s history of ethnic rivalrie...more
 
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