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Set in the San Francisco Bay Area, "Living Inside Out" is a short experimental documentary that explore... more
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We made this short documentary with the intention of showing people how damaging loneliness really is. In the summer of 2012 we found a village in Romania, a beautiful place, whic... more
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Sri Lanka, 2010. Vijay is a 70 year-old man who makes his living by singing on the urban buses and cross-country trains. A chance encounter with a long-lost relation gives Vijay some devastating news; his brother is very ill and has little time left to live. Vijay has not seen his brother for twenty-five years, but the news forces him to seriously contemplate his feud with his family. He decides to make the journey to his hometown of Kandy to visit him and seek forgiveness. As the trip progresse... more

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Oliver is trapped in his own body. He was born a girl, but feels like a boy. Everything feels wrong as he meets himself in the mirror. He hides his breasts and lowers his voice before he walks out the door. He asks: "What do you think when you see me?" The creation of a new identity has just begun.

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Living together in a flat in Cape Town, Mayra, Zanele and Sarah keep in touch with their mothers by phone. Anna-Maria, Tsepiso, and Hilary all share an intense love for their daughters, and will often call them from their homes in Johannesburg, Gaborone and London. Whenever the phone rings in the flat, a mother is usually at the other end. Conversations flow forth in Spanish, Sotho and Mandarin, about food, sleep, and health; always with a pinch of career advice where deemed necessary. Ye... more

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The story of a young Ethiopian pastoralist who escapes his arranged marriage to fulfill a dream. An apparently normal student who is willing to reach a balance between his tribe's costumes and the dream of becoming an educated man. A life straddled between tradition and modernity, and a commitment to discover the good in both.

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"The Cardboard Bernini," examines the work and life of artist James Grashow as he spends four years building a giant cardboard fountain inspired by the work of the famous Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini. James Grashow is an artist who has made—among many other things—giant 15 foot tall fighting men, an anthropomorphized city, and an ocean-- using papier-mâché, fabric, chicken wire and cardboard. More recently, he has begun making sculptures entirely out of corrugated cardboard and twis... more

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John Perceval was born in 1923 in the lonely wheat fields of Western Australia. While John was still very young, his mother left his father for a more glamorous socialite life in Melbourne and eventually took their two children with her. John caught poliomyelitis at the age of 15 and started to paint like a master from that time. The filmmaker, David Blackall first met John when visiting him in a mental institution in 1983. At the time David was in a relationship with John's youngest daughte... more

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A blue-collar "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," "Jessie's Dad" follows Lunsford's journey from a West Florida trailer park to Capitol Hill and state capitals and as he fights to convince lawmakers to wise up and crack down on sex predators. This hour-long documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at a grieving father's struggle to make a difference as he adapts to a peculiar brand of celebrity. Lunsford is driven by the knowledge that police could have saved Jessie's life. John Couey, an absconde... more

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This film talks about the memories that are kept and those that are forgotten. When my grandmother died, I realized that her personal history would also die if I didn't recor...more
 
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Documentary, 27’, 2013, by Leila Jinkings and Sidnei Pires The family of Hiram de Lima Pereira had a central and unifying element in music and poetry. Journalist, acto...more
 
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As Amanda transforms from male to female, her troupe of Drag Queens, Drags Aloud, travels the globe performing at international festivals. Over eight years of M-F gende...more
 
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Sri Lanka, 2010. Vijay is a 70 year-old man who makes his living by singing on the urban buses and cross-country trains. A chance encounter with a long-lost relation give...more
 
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A cross-cultural love story with the backdrop of the Lebanese civil war: The director of this film goes on a journey, exploring her husband’s role during the Lebanes...more
 
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As riots tore across England in August 2011, Prime Minister David Cameron blamed "a lack of proper parenting" for the anarchy on the streets. This simple film reveals a muc...more
 
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