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"The Cardboard Bernini," examines the work and life of artist James Grashow as he spends four years building ... more
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Fabian Debora, A Life for Art tells the inspiring story of East Los Angeles painter, Fabian Debora and how art became the main foundation for Fabian's transformation from dru... more
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In "Concrete Youth" we follow the daily life of three twenty somethings, who find refuge in a youth movement for youngsters in poverty, called ‘Betonne Jeugd‘ (‘Concrete Youth’). They describe the place as their home, a family they never had. From an early age, they have confronted lots of difficulties. Nevertheless, they keep their heads up and find support in each other to move on in life.

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Two friends Tarek and Khaled fled from Syria and now live in Lebanon. With music as their only weapon, they struggle not to let fear control their need for expression. But how do you justify having let your loved ones behind? And how do you keep faith in your own mission as an artist on the run?

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"At the age of 15, I was involved in a severe car accident. In the film, I pursued the challenge of finding love and sex. I met disabled and non-disabled men and searched for my place in a love equation. I was in for a surprise."

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Cody, daughter of Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. and granddaughter of Indy winner Al Unser Sr., is now a beautiful 21-year-old college student who lives life in a wheelchair. Through this documentary narrated by Glenn Close, she is opening her life so everyone can fully understand how people live with paralysis. From Unser family video of Cody as a young girl in ballet class and cheer leading to the video diary at college as she copes with all aspects of her paralysis, she has allowed our camera... more

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Francis Maladry, known as «Beaudelot», is a painter from the north of France who no longer paints, owing to illness; a painter who still sketches from memory. In his studio/living room, the artist is shown in his daily routine, and the film examines his relationship with creativity over the course of time. And in Beaudelot’s cheery lair, painting is everywhere: it nestles in a pool of a light, it can be seen in an unlikely collection of pipes lying in ash, a female skull perched under plants, th... more

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"Out of Love" is a film about love and violence. When does abuse start? Is your partner abusing you when she’s bullying you in front of your friends? Is abuse always physical? Where is the limit? Where is your limit? Two male victims and a female abuser give open-hearted accounts of their personal experiences. What influence did the violence have on their relationship? And what influence did it have on their lives? "Out io Love" shows us how we try with our best intentions to kee... more

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Dance Your Asperger’s Off (DYAO) is a story about improving one’s his mental and physical health through the language of movement. DYAO features a teenage boy, Zach Robertin, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome. Zach was teased and bullied when he was younger, but dance changed his life. After hearing his amazing achievements, Dancers and Health Together, Inc. felt the need to share his story.

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Anita O’Day was one of the greatest of American jazz singers and this is her astonishing story—a journey of survival, and above all the endurance of her talent, tol...more
 
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"Not a Still Life" is a documentary portrait of Steve Stone, a spirited, older gay, Jewish man who shares the naked truth of the struggles, joys and sorrows of hi...more
 
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The film takes place in the French countryside, in Normandy. This man, Xavier, is the father of the filmmaker. Xavier married Dominique and they had 3 children before he lef...more
 
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All his life, Shashupi, a Forest Nenets person, worked for his country indefatigably. He worked as a farm labourer with reindeer, and when his wife died, he had to bring u...more
 
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