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An estimated one million people in the United States have aphasia, but most people have never heard of it. Aphasi... more
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This film investigates and portrays the life of Afghan refugees living in and around the city of Peshawar in northern Pakistan through the experience of the musicia... more
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Contemporary Hungarian composer Magony works with Gypsy musicians because Gypsy musicians have played an essential role in music throughout Hungarian history. That’s why when Feri (Magony) composes a song based on a Hungarian folk song and creates its instrumentation, it is rather good to have a highly talented and experienced Gypsy musician who can tackle the task easily. True, he needs to learn a completely new sound vocabulary—that strange world of Gypsy music—but the musician can appl... more

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"The Adytum" is a coming-of-age story about a girl who learns to read under unlikely circumstances. Dialogue in a constructed language is interwoven with music to emphasize the character's awkward struggle to understand the language that disempowers her unique family. The film is a quiet reflection on the human experience of animal drives as power, and a monument to the human ability to translate suffering and moments of epiphany into spiritual transcendence.

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A travelling couple on the Trans-Siberian railway. Equipped with digital cameras, Joana and Bruno record their complicity and their rifts, track their weaknesses and their confessions against a cold and infinite territory. It is the occasion to put their love to the test of isolation, foreignness, cinema.

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The journey of a loving Israeli couple into the depths the flamenco scene in Granada, Spain, becomes the personal journey of one man to the roots of his own sadness. His accidental encounter with Yoel – an Israeli flamenco guitarist living in Andalucia, sparks the beginning of the shared journey into the heart of gypsy flamenco culture. His exploration of flamenco culture turns into an obsession, leaving behind his loved-one together with his previous life. A chronicle of love in the hear... more

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This musical documentary film follows a stage troupe of first- through third-graders in Brookline, MA, as they prepare for a major stage production while wrestling with childhood social issues. When Louise, a deaf child, joins the hearing children in the production, they learn the values of acceptance, communication, and friendship.

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Set in the San Francisco Bay Area, "Living Inside Out" is a short experimental documentary that explores the challenge of reentering society through the eyes of three formerly incarcerated women. The film intertwines Tricia, Chloe, and Noelani recounting memories of incarceration, rehabilitation and the struggle to find a path back into the community. Using poetic visuals of public, intimate and desolate spaces, the film examines the psychological impact of prison time. With deeply persona... more

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A rare and wonderful record of a large family in a small country town adoring the Great Depression, a personal account of the war, and a beautiful, tragic love story.

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NBC News correspondent Kate Snow '91 interviews Kimberle Crenshaw '81, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia, March 1, 2014 as part of the annual meeting of the President'...more
 
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