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Gender Me is a road-movie about Mansour's voyage into the world of Islam. It is a personal voyage in ... more
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A feature documentary about the efforts of three dissimilar communities around the world in combating violent extremism. The film explores the complex world of Los Angeles gang members, Lebanese and Palestinian militias, and Pakistani militants. It also spotlights community leaders, religious leaders and educators who are facilitating the rehabilitation of radicalized youth. 'Back from the Brink' is used as a teaching tool for educators and parents in programs to counter violen... more

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Finding Home is a gripping documentary following the lives of three young Cambodian women who were victims of sex trafficking at a young age. The film brings to life the brutal and evil world of modern-day slavery. Through three years of filming their post trafficking experiences, these young women reveal their stories with dignity. The viewer will see the devastation and heartache of these tragic stories, but will also experience hope and joy as they journey with these young women on a path from victi... more

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GRANDIR, which means "TO GROW" in French, introduces the audience to a house that becomes the antithesis of common film orphanages. In this warm space, the children grow as free and responsible beings and little by little to reconcile with their difficult past. Through this documentary, director Etienne Moine and Bernard Josse show that with few resources, it is possible to grow up with respect and love.

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Cross Aid Post is a documentary about a clinic in Amsterdam’s red light district, where doctors voluntarily provide medical care for people without health insurance, mostly illegal immigrants and homeless people. Everybody staying in The Netherlands is entitled to medical help. By law it is now impossible for people who have no legal status to get health insurance. A new law (the Koppelingswet or Matching Act) made it impossible. There is a way to finance help for uninsured people: a fun... more

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Yunes is a young criminal. He has to come before the juvenile judge for robbing a tourist. He is one of the fourteen children who appears in the documentary Juvenile Judge, as a suspect and also because he’s been placed in a custodial facility and can’t go home. In 90 minutes, sad, cheerful, angry, big and small cases are presented in the film. Two sisters who can’t live with their mother anymore and who would rather stay in a foster family; a young pyromaniac; a seasoned burglar; ... more

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This story is one of human courage, - a true story of the human right to life. Truth and revelation should be the core of any documentary. This is not just a simple story to convey truth or a story about a war reporter's experiences. This is the story of an entire people, who defended themselves. This is their story documented by one man from the inside out. BENEATH THE SKY is a documentary film based on the war footage of cameraman Sulejman Mulaomerovic. Under the most difficult circumstance... more

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The documentary "The Name of the Disease" explores the voices of patients, shamans, doctors, and varied health officials in some of the poorest parts of rural Rajasthan, India, to attempt an understanding of the complex and multi-layered narratives of the poor and the sick. The film looks at some of the often conflicting perspectives, and it addresses the questions of daily tragedy and fatalism, tradition and modernity and complacency and rage, as it traces stories that people tell about their live... more

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DESERT BAYOU depicts the experiences of two families who were airlifted out of the mayhem of a devastated New Orleans and into one of the whitest states in the Unio...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 o...more
 
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In Art We Trust is a documentary film about the last days of the art house Tacheles. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Tacheles played an iconic role in the artistic life of th...more
 
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In the region of Shannbei, China, Yaodong are troglodyte vaulted settlements built on the sides of the mountains. The construction is not based on any architectural plan...more
 
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This documentary, the first Israeli-Palestinian co-production, in which cooperation both in production and creative work took place under the auspices of the Europea...more
 
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This documentary explores the world of human trafficking. It takes an in-depth look at the utter hopelessness of women who have been abused and trafficked. In the midst of th...more
 
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  • Deep in the jungle of Mato Grosso, in the upper course of the Xingu, this sparkling documentary follows preparations for a Jamurikumalu ritual: a festival of singing and dancing that is only performed by women. The problem is that the only woman who knows all the songs is seriously ill. Because he fears that his spouse does not have much longe... more
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