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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 tha... 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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Α documentary about the criminalization of HIV in Greece. The story of a group of HIV-positive women who were detained by the Greek Police, forcibly tested, charged with felony, detained and publicly exposed, when their mug shots and personal data were published in the media, in the run-up to the country’s 2012 national elections. Make a donation to support the victims portrayed in the film here: http://ruins-documentary.com/en/donate/

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An hour-long documentary that explores the causes behind the 119 self-immolations known to have taken place in Tibet since 2009. Combining smuggled videos, first-hand accounts and interviews with experts, scholars, and officials, this film provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at the recent history of Tibet and the powerful forces that lie at the heart of one of the largest waves of political self-immolations in history.

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Growing up in Los Angeles, a city whose homeless population exceeds 90,000, filmmaker Rachel Fleischer always felt a deep connection to the homeless. Her desire to understand that connection takes twenty-three year old Fleischer on an extraordinary four-year journey into the lives of six homeless individuals and families as they struggle to find homes, get clean, and survive. Intertwined with each tale is the story of Fleischer herself, as she attempts to walk the fine line between telling th... more

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In 2011 Spain is suffering one of its worst crises. The unemployment rate rises at 25% and the young people have to migrate like their fathers before them. In this context, a group of people decide to camp in one of the most visited places in Spain: La puerta de Sol in Madrid. They began, without knowing it, an international movement called "Indignados" that will capture the world's attention.

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The project “Women of Faith for Peace: Jerusalem” began four years ago thanks to two women: Lia Beltrami, Catholic Director, and Hedva Goldschmidt, Orthodox Jewish Film Distributer. The aim of “Women of Faith for Peace” is to promote the role of women in supporting dialogue to create and maintain peace in Israel / Palestine. The women of different religions who took part are all outstanding women in their religious environment. They became friends and started to work together on themes lik... more

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May 15th, 2011: Thousands of citizens invade the streets to condemn the kidnapping of democracy by the neoliberal system at the service of the banks. Baptized as 15M, they organize themselves in the main squares of the cities, as a part of a no-leadership movement which will be repeated virally all over the world. At Málaga, the central Plaza de la Constitución square serves as the setting for this collective awakening, by joining people from very diverse status and generations. 15M: The Cit... more

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While Egypt has traditionally been the beating heart of classical Arabic music, with legendary singers such as Oum Kalthoum and Abdel Halim Hafez, a new craze is taking ove...more
 
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An entire community is obliged to stop and start again a new way of living, after globalization and economic crisis destroyed its only economy based on textile and fabri...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, fo...more
 
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Relatives of hostages travel through Colombia to demand the release of their loved ones and plead for solidarity of a country accustomed to news of kidnappings. In mid-journe...more
 
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As a young boy, Amancio Corrales immigrated from Mexico to Yuma, Arizona with his parents in search of a better life. Gay and Hispanic, Amancio dreamed of one day becoming ...more
 
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The repression and poor conditions to which the enslaved Africans in Brazil were subjected led to a point where more and more slaves, revolted with their condition, ran fro...more
 
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