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Generation Orchestra is a portrait of the impact of an initiative by the same name on students from the Miguel Torga School, in Amadora, Portugal. The initiative was inspired by the international project Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar, the apex of the National Network of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela. Ana, Daniel, Diogo and Mónica take part in Generation Orchestra and devote themselves to a project that breaks with the formatted context of public schooling and becomes a... more

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PUREZA: The Story is Negros Sugar" is a full-length documentary film on the struggling sugar industry of the island of Negros in the Philippines and how a piece of crystallized grain could affect a whole island of 2.7 million people. At the turn of the 20th century, Negrense “hacienderos” (sugarcane land owners) were the richest and their farm workers the highest paid in the country. But in a span of a century, the Negros sugar industry plunged from its proverbial pedestal into it... more

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A story of a woman who searches for Peace and ends up realizing it's not just about World Peace but Inner Peace.

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When Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided a 7-Eleven in Baltimore, they arrested dozens of bystanders on the grounds of alleged immigration violations. “Alienation” follows the story of two families swept up in the 2007 raid and examines current controversies in immigration law and policy in the United States. Features leading immigration lawyers Muneer Ahmad, Sebastian Amar, Lucas Guttentag, and Michael Wishnie.

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Yeter Akin and Seren Dalkiran, two Dutch girls with Turkish-Kurd origin, have shot footage on honour killings in the South-East of Turkey in 2004 and 2005. They aren’t professional filmmakers, but they have made an educational film from this material. With the movie they try to open up a discussion in public high schools on honour killings and honour-related violence and harmful traditions. Documentary filmmaker Frans Bromet follows them in this process and tries to find out what moves them? Wh... more

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Standing in front of hundreds of homes reduced to rubble by government contracted bulldozers, public housing resident and community leader Sam Jackson says, “It just hurts my heart.” Two years after the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans City Council has been demolishing public housing, leaving thousands of people without homes. When they are locked out of the council meetings that will decide their fate, residents become activists, attract the attention of internationa... more

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Leaving Israel has long been condemned by the Israeli society, concerned with having as many Jews as possible joining the State of Israel and its army. However, for an increasing number of Israeli youth, leaving becomes part of growing up: most of them embark on a backpacking trip upon completing their military service. This trip is an opportunity to reflect on one’s past and future. Some also decide never to come back; they prefer to live in peace. More and more Israelis are flocking to Europ... more

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“Bullying: A Culture of Silence” came to life as a result of my family’s experience with bullying in particular, my son. I had learned so much that could hel...more
 
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The Paper Nazis exposes one of the strangest and ugliest chapters in Canadian history as writer/director Andrew Wall confronts the anti-Semitism, fascism, and Nazism tha...more
 
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As we question ourselves on how the modern world came about, it is essential to take a closer look at the period of the Enlightenment. This was the time when humanity found th...more
 
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DESAMPARADOS follows the story of several Hispanic families throughout the USA, who have lost their homes and jobs due to the 2008 crisis. The film showcases how these familie...more
 
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Isabella and Nando are two militant atheists. They live in Italy, a country where the Church still plays a strong political role. They are among the 4000 members of UAA...more
 
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Gustavo Dudamel, the amazingly gifted Venezuelan conductor, educated entirely though "El Sistema", leads this journey through the stories of some of the young people who ar...more
 
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