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Kurdistan, “The Other Iraq”, has been held up as a shining example of peace in the Middle East since US sanctioned protections were put in place in 1992, but how has this experimental democracy really affected women? 21 DAYS TO NAWROZ is a documentary feature explores the lives of three very different Kurdish women as they prepare for the ancient New Year feast by reckoning with the past and looking to the future. Razaw is a feminist lawyer that defends women who are victims of honour crime... 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 rivalries. The unrest that gripped Kenyan slums and villages following the disputed 2007 presidential election was the worst outbreak of ethnically-motivated violence the country had ever seen. But in recent years, young athletes from the slum have begun using sport to mend tribal wounds. Together, these athletes represent a nascent trend o... more

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In 2009 the choir of the Mondine di Medicina (rice-weeders of Medicina, not far from Bologna) has been invited to sing at the concert of the May Day that takes place in Rome. Inside the pullman, during the trip, the rice-weeders practice their songs, in a kind of rehearsal of the concert. The images of the trip are alternated with the tales of the rice-weeders and with the memories of their lives and of their struggles for the labor rights. However the choir that will sing in Rome is not complete... 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 the sounds of this harsh battle have died down a long time ago the consequences are only showing now. And they are of the toxic kind. Babies are born with malformations, kids are affected with leukemia and cancer has multiplied tenfold. The situation reminds the one of 1945 post atomic Hiroshima. Meanwhile, in the USA, the marines wh... more

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Ever thought about getting a tattoo? What should that tattoo look like? The authors of this documentary have decided to literally take their skins to the market. To find the defining tattoo of the age. On their journey they meet influential Czech personalities, helping them to get a clear sense of the counterculture's contemporary developments.

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A film exploring and documenting the challenges children of immigrant parents experience as they embrace their cultural heritage.

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The Burmese people fled their country to neighbouring Thailand to be able to celebrate humanity within their culture, customs and spiritual beliefs — even in the midst of their undocumented lives in the squalor of the rubbish dumps. In Thailand, they live in and rely upon rubbish dumps for their survival and to avoid being captured by Thai police.

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In Morocco, more and more women give birth outside of marriage, known as single mothers. In the predominantly Muslim country, this is still considered to be a violatio...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 i...more
 
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When Scottish artist, Jan Nimmo, travels to Ecuador, the world's largest exporter of bananas, to gather workers' testimonies, she observes the formation of the first trad...more
 
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