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Twenty years after the genocide, Eugene Murangwa, the former goalkeeper of the National Football Team of Rwanda returns to his native country. In association with former teammate... more
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The many, varied and pluralistic concepts of Human Rights in Latin America are discussed from the point of view of characters who are, in some cases, the protagonists of the contemporary history of the continent. Musicians, writers, architects, teachers, ordinary people in countries that are in a constant process of transformation of their societies. In their statements are addressing issues that are beyond what we traditionally define human rights. Presented in chapters, the film comes t... more

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The Chinese Department of Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou staged the Chinese debut of The Vagina Monologue in Dec. 2003. Since then, this feminist play, which comes from the US and is committed to the elimination of gender-based violence, had incited a vagina hurricane that blew all over Mainland China. Zhihe Society of Fudan University, Shanghai Beaver Club, Beijing Bcome Group, all these different crews performed this play in various ways. On campuses they performed, in theatres the... more

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In Rio de Janeiro, about 13 km from Christ the Redeemer, two Portuguese brothers ventured into the most feared favela (slum) of Brazil with 300,000 people. Once, this was the city’s largest store-room for weapons and drugs and it is known as Complexo do Alemão. In 2007, during the period of stronger tension and violence in Rio, they closely lived the largest police operation ever launched in that state; they felt in their skin what it is to wake up with the sound of gunfire and often to slee... more

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"Resistance and Sabotage!": An intimate documentary about the resistance at the airport of Nantes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes: It´s just a matter of time before this becomes the new airport of Nantes. Young people start to move onto the land which has been left abandoned. In addition to building tree houses and growing their own vegetables, the activists are carrying out spectacular actions. The “Resistance” movement becomes a national one, support for these opposing the airport escalate... more

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It is estimated that up to 140 million women and girls have undergone some form of female genital mutilation, FGM, otherwise known as female circumcision. FGM should not be viewed as an isolated practice. It occurs in 28 countries, and its justification is that it is an important initiation which reinforces virginity, chastity, purity, marriageability and fidelity, and in some African countries affects over 90% of the female population. This film, narrated by Meryl Streep, reports from four countrie... more

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Shorty, who is a former gang member, and Tita, who escaped an abusive marriage, join forces to help repair the next generation in their community and their country.

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'Low Definition Control' is a film about images. Surveillance cameras, ultrasound detectors and MRI images in medicine are fabricating models of conformist behaviour and healthy bodies but as well of anomalies, suspicion and hidden risks. In times of terrorist threat, risk prevention and all-embracing phantasms of control and surveillance these images foreshadow a possible future. 'Low Definition Control' is a feature documentary science-fiction film about this future.

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The country of Myanmar has entered into the modern world after a century of colonization by the British and the subsequent takeover by a military junta that still hold...more
 
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The Loving Heart is a nerve-wracking, exciting and confrontational journey that shows the world in a way you have never seen before. We travel to the highlands of th...more
 
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Shot in Lapland and Brazil, this film is about Man’s relationship with Nature, from indigenous peoples' point of view. Listen to the oral culture of the Saamis from th...more
 
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"Resistance and Sabotage!": An intimate documentary about the resistance at the airport of Nantes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes: It´s just a matter of time befor...more
 
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This one-hour documentary takes an unconventional look at the mother-daughter relationship. Mirrors that Bind features interviews with women and girls of diverse age...more
 
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‘Grey side of the sky’ is a research-based documentary film on British Asian women (British women of South Asian descent) living in Buckinghamshire county of Unite...more
 
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  • DORVON BERKH is a vocal ensemble of four soloist Masters of Mongolian overtone singing. JOHANN CURTET is a young French ethnomusicology researcher, who came up with the idea of persuading these soloists to join together to perform a series of concerts and produce a CD. This remarkable documentary, filmed on the vast steppes of Mongolia and in Le Man... more
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  • Iraq, February 1988. Saddam Hussein’s regime justifies the looting and the systematic extermination of the Kurdish people as a Holy war against the infidels. From this date onwards, forced deportations, random executions and communal graves become the official operating procedure of Operation ‘Anfal’, which in the Koran signifies ‘booty... more
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