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Com Que Voz follows the life journey of Alain Oulman: Renaissance man, composer, literary editor, theater director, and political figure. Oulman was born in Lisbon in 1928. He was raised in a Jewish-French family against the dramatic backdrop of World War Two. After a brief stint studying chemical engineering and music in Switzerland, Alain went to Paris and composed music for Yves Montand. His father disapproved of this endeavor. Then in the early 1950's, Alain traveled to New York Cit... more

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Are we what we dream ourselves to be? How can we conciliate our imaginary world with reality? Jean-Luc nostalgically recalls his schizophrenic delirium and tells us his story.

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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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Amidst the beaches and by-lanes of Chennai, India, Indelible discovers the indomitable spirit of seven people and their families, bound together by an extra chromosome. Diagnosed with Down’s syndrome, Babli, Revathi, Arti, Manimeghalai, Archana, Sandhya and Ashwin invite us into their homes and hearts to witness everything that text books and Wikipedia left out: what are people with Down’s syndrome really like? How do their families cope? What of their dreams, beliefs and karma? The film begin... more

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For Once In My Life is a documentary about a unique band of singers and musicians, and their journey to show the world the greatness – and killer soundtrack – within each of them. The 28 members of the Spirit of Goodwill have a wide range of mental and physical disabilities, as well as musical abilities that extend into ranges of pure genius. In a cinema vérité style, the film explores their struggles and triumphs and the healing power of music as the band members' unique talents are nurture... 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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Shadow of the House is an intimate portrait of the Cuban-American photographer Abelardo Morell. Morell’s life is utterly ordinary on the surface but our understanding of Morell deepens as layer after layer of the man and his influences are revealed: his strange and compelling journey fleeing Castro in the early sixties and growing up in NY as a teenager; his life as an American family man; a Cuban refugee, more American than Cuban, but not an American citizen; a photographer who feels safer workin... 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 wh...more
 
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Sophie is a talented young deaf athlete. After being hit by a car, she fears she may never compete again. With sheer grit and determination, and the support of previousl...more
 
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Jascha is a young deaf art student who doesn’t care much about the hearing world. But he can't escape it if he wants to fulfill his ambitions. This makes him rebellious an...more
 
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Nine years in the making, this touching and powerful story delves into the taboo of our generation – openly exploring the experiences of sickness and dying. “Yo...more
 
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A musical film about the late flamenco singer Enrique Morente, whose last work was to put music to the poems of Pablo Picasso and turn it into a great musical performanc...more
 
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