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In 'Frozen Kids', several men talk about their experiences with sexual abuse they suffered during their childhood. Men are often too ashamed to acknowledge their abuse. 'Frozen Kids' refers to a state of mind that occurs during the abuse, which many survivors compare to freezing mentally and physically. Because of the amount of testimonies, this film contributes to the processing and process of acceptance of the victims. 'Frozen Kids' contributes to the public debate on sexual abuse of boys an... more

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SEWING HOPE: The Story of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe captures the resilient nature of a nun who has significantly changed the lives of young women by restoring their dignity through faith, forgiveness and love. Narrated by Forest Whitaker, who portrayed the infamous Ugandan president Idi Amin in an Oscar-winning performance in “The Last King of Scotland,” the documentary showcases both the piety and the tenacity of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe in teaching young women how to sew; an... more

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At the end of 2008, internationally renowned Spanish-born choreographer Rafael Bonachela was appointed as the new Artistic Director of Sydney Dance Company, after a difficult period of change and loss for the company. The film charts the creation of 'We Unfold', Rafael's first, critically acclaimed production in this role, and vividly celebrates the intense joy and pain of being a dancer, and the process of creation. The film will engage international audiences with its wonderful character... more

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A documentary about the graduation ceremony of a young geisha girl working in Kyoto.

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When the legendary 83-year-old art historian Folke Edwards divorces for the fourth time, he has nowhere to go, so he moves in with his youngest daughter Frida. For a very long time, she has tried to reach out to him and now finds her chance to confront him. His dementia makes this a difficult task, but it also turns sorrow and grief into humour and laughter.

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Kasisi, an orphanage 40 km away from Zambia’s capital, takes in starving and ill children, often on the verge of death, whom nobody wants. For many of them, the orphanage run by Polish missionaries is a last resort. Great sacrifice of nuns, however, may both bring joy and cause suffering. One of the children is Francis, a young boy with HIV. Can the nuns persuade him to put up an unequal fight against the disease?

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In a cramped apartment, 16-year-old Savannah and her mother try to make the best of life. Surrounded by pets and household items, they look for a way to cope with each other and with the illness that dominates their fate.

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