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John Perceval was born in 1923 in the lonely wheat fields of Western Australia. While John was still ver... more
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"The Cardboard Bernini," examines the work and life of artist James Grashow as he spends four years building a giant cardboard fountain inspired by the work of the famou... more
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Witch Hazel Advent tells the story of John Rule, a poet and peace activist living off the grid in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. John and his wife Margaret found their home on the upper headwaters of Frog Bayou creek in 1963. After years of teaching English in various small Southern colleges while trying to homestead on their remote piece of land during their vacations, they were able to put away their nomadic existence and enjoy their first real home together. Although Margaret was 16 year... more

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Documentary, 27’, 2013, by Leila Jinkings and Sidnei Pires The family of Hiram de Lima Pereira had a central and unifying element in music and poetry. Journalist, actor and poet, disappeared politician, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. His daughters sing the song composed by Hiram in prison and the songs left by his mother, a musician. The whole soundtrack is a family creation. A look at the person that transcends the political. Festivals: IIDFF 2013 (Greece): Bes... more

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Cody, daughter of Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. and granddaughter of Indy winner Al Unser Sr., is now a beautiful 21-year-old college student who lives life in a wheelchair. Through this documentary narrated by Glenn Close, she is opening her life so everyone can fully understand how people live with paralysis. From Unser family video of Cody as a young girl in ballet class and cheer leading to the video diary at college as she copes with all aspects of her paralysis, she has allowed our camera... more

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Stricken, but not struck down, by a slough of mental illnesses, Jimmy Leung’s drive to be an action movie star becomes something of a reality as he and director Ryan Flowers train to become healthy and stable, and make a movie together.

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In "Concrete Youth" we follow the daily life of three twenty somethings, who find refuge in a youth movement for youngsters in poverty, called ‘Betonne Jeugd‘ (‘Concrete Youth’). They describe the place as their home, a family they never had. From an early age, they have confronted lots of difficulties. Nevertheless, they keep their heads up and find support in each other to move on in life.

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Francis Maladry, known as «Beaudelot», is a painter from the north of France who no longer paints, owing to illness; a painter who still sketches from memory. In his studio/living room, the artist is shown in his daily routine, and the film examines his relationship with creativity over the course of time. And in Beaudelot’s cheery lair, painting is everywhere: it nestles in a pool of a light, it can be seen in an unlikely collection of pipes lying in ash, a female skull perched under plants, th... more

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Zach Sobiech is a 17-year-old diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. With only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. Zach Sobiech passed away on May 20, 2013. Our hearts and prayers are with his family and friends. We are forever touched by his story. Thank you for sharing your life and music with us, Zach. You are dearly missed and loved.

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A piece of film dialogue: "Not seeing for a few seconds widens our eyes, and not hearing for a few seconds makes our ears sharper. I wish there would be death for a fe...more
 
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In her late 50s, Nuala O'Faolain wrote a best-selling memoir that sold a million copies and shocked the Irish public with its revelations of her sexual history and the bizarr...more
 
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A portrait of Carole Roussopoulos (1945 - 2009), who pioneered light video in France in the early 1970s. Through extracts from her films, archival images, and interview...more
 
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"My mother is from a Jewish Gypsy antique salesman/musician family and my father is the descendant of a Jewish military doctor family, and I originate from the unusual mix fro...more
 
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