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130 million babies are born each year, and not one of them decides where they’ll be born or how they’ll live. In Cambodia, you’re likely to be born to a family living on less than $1/day. In Sierra Leone chances of surviving the first year are half those of the worldwide average. Brian Hill takes a worldwide trip to meet the newest generation – In the US Starr’s new baby could well be one more of 1.6 million homeless children now living in the streets.

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In the 2005 State of the Union address, Bush cited Egypt as the country that will pave the way for democracy in the Middle East. Three women, unable to sit by while their country is on the brink of drastic change, start a grassroots movement, to educate and empower the public by raising awareness on the meaning of democracy. They name their campaign "Shayfeen.com” which translates to "We Are Watching You". "We Are Watching You” is a film about the highs and lows of the first year of thei... more

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Almost unnoticed thousands of Maasais are violently evicted by Tanzanian police from their pastures and villages to make room for commercial hunting safaris. 'Welcome to Loliondo' reveals the untold story that evolves in one of the world’s finest safari locations, a story quite different from the postcard-perfect impressions of the numerous tourists who visit the areas every year. Behind the presumably harmonic surface of a rich and diverse wildlife, tourism and the indigenous Maasa... more

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Unjust follows three widows in their long and dangerous fight for justice after losing their husbands to state violence. Angkhana’s husband Somchai was a well-known lawyer who gave legal assistance to the poor and vulnerable in the south of Thailand. This made him a target for law enforcement officers who were used to acting with impunity. Suciwati’s husband Munir spent years fearlessly speaking out against Indonesia’s military’s blatant abuse of human rights in the troubled territor... more

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The film tells the story of four families, who, in the process of the South-to-North Water Transfer Project, were forced to leave the Danjiang River Reservoir area. Before the removal, villagers on the island lived a leisurely and rich fishing life. However, since 2010, when the government initiated the project, fishermen have had to move to a plains which is 200 km away. People felt helpless, anxious and angry. Under the supervision of the government, they had to leave their homeland where the... more

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Northern is a “supermax” – a high-tech super maximum security prison and the only one in Connecticut. The prison is designed to incarcerate the so-called “worst of the worst” problem inmates. They spend 23 hours a day in their cells, frequently in solitary confinement, with one hour of recreation in a concrete enclosed outdoor pen. The Worst of the Worst follows the story of three lead characters whose lives have been shaped by Northern. We follow Misael, a former inmate, in the days afte... more

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The whole world knows about Sicily, but Sicily is too often associated with the Mafia. Corleone is, in the world, the symbol of the Mafia's godfather, and it is precisely in Corleone that a new revolutionary way to fight the Mafia kicks off. A new reality made up of dreams, hopes, and the hard work of young people who believe in the authority of the law. The Mafia's lands, which had been the symbol of their power, were seized. The local authorities decided to hand over the land as a gratuitou... more

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