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Young Alifa looks up at the Somali sky. She thinks about her daily life as a shepherdess... She knows that the day that will change her life forever is about to come.
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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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A documentary about the graduation ceremony of a young geisha girl working in Kyoto.

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A poignant testimony of the final hours in the life of an old lady getting ready for her last journey, as family and friends keep a constant vigil by her side.

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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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The film tells the story of Sandro, a young man who for ten years has been dedicated entirely to graffiti-writing, in an attempt to grow this movement in Ticino. The estimated damage against him is approximately 300,000 Swiss francs, and he will soon face trial. The film explains the reasons that led him to risk so much. It depicts a different world, one governed by values not often found. It is, in some ways, the story of a broken dream. With Sandro, we retrace the places where he lived as a write... more

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Follow two teenagers on the brink of adulthood, facing exams, playing footy, attending parties, and leaving the safety of the Victorian College for the Deaf.

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Private McKinley Nolan vanished forty years ago in Vietnam on the Cambodian frontier. Some say he was captured, some say he was a traitor, some even say he was an American operative. The U.S. Army officially claims he was radicalized and “went native," joined the Viet Cong and was later murdered by the Khmer Rouge. In 2006, retired U.S. Army Lt. Dan Smith, revisiting the battlefields of his youth, may have encountered McKinley, alive. So begins a journey into the heart of darkness. Th... more

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The moment Serge Kakudji saw an opera singer for the very first time as a young boy on Congolese television, he immediately fell in love with opera music. He then decide...more
 
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Gilad Atzmon is one of modern music's best saxophonists, and one of the most controversial public opponents of Israel. A gentle giant, warm, charismatic and somewhat shy, Gila...more
 
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"A Promise" is the reflections of young couple Levin Peter and Elsa Kremser on relationships, marriage and divorce in contemporary society. What is it that keeps two peopl...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 alway...more
 
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This video for Real Look Autism.com shows us how a behavior plan and reward system is helping a 10 year old boy make progress at camp and in life!
 
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"Meet an ordinary family of extraordinary people (plus six dogs and four cats)”. The documentary charts the daily life of lesbian couple Suzanne Du Toit and Anna-Marié D...more
 
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