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Michel Gouilloud and Patrice M. Regnier had been together for eighteen years when, in 1994, as a result of medical tests for Michel's minor muscular problems, the sentence fell lik... more
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The protagonists are kids who were living on the streets of Buenos Aires in 1999. How would their futures be? Shot over ten years, this film explores three different moments in the lives of these kids as they grow up living life like a game. Like in a collage, daily and intimate scenes piece together the experience of being marginalized, the search for inclusion and the particular outlook of those who observe them. "Años de Calle" (Street Years) traverses an intermediate spac... more

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Rodrigo is a young deaf man from Recife, northeast Brazil who works installing car stereos in a small dealership on the outskirts of town. Despite his deafness, sound penetrates his day to day life and he harnesses its vibrations, allowing it to pulse through his veins.

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Munira digs the earth bare handed to recover the bones of his son, killed during Srebrenica’s genocide. Not even mines frighten her. Aida was raped in the same occurrence and cannot give birth to any son anymore. These are some of the stories of Srebrenica’s Muslim mothers. Although 20 years have gone by, they will never cease to suffer. Even though only in the form of bone pieces, they still hope to see their beloved heading home.

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The Passions and Politics of Ed Edelman, narrated by Tom Brokaw, is the inspirational story of the life and career of Edmund D. Edelman, a political visionary whose courage and humanity transformed the fabric of life in Southern California. Told through archival footage and poignant interviews, the film provides a journey through Los Angeles' history over the past half-century.

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Lovely RITA celebrates New Zealand painter Rita Angus. She lived and worked at a time in New Zealand when being a full-time artist was not only unusual, it was hardly considered to be a serious occupation. Her paintings were undervalued during her lifetime but appreciated by a small, informed group of supporters including the composer Douglas Lilburn, with whom she maintained a lifelong close friendship. Over 300 letters from Rita to Douglas were in his possession when he died recently, and thes... 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 bizarre manner of upbringing. 
 She was a woman of many, contradictory parts: the enthusiastic heterosexual whose most lasting relationship was with a radical lesbian activist; the feminist who adored a father who openly betrayed her mother and neglected his family. 

In 2008, she transfixed Ireland again when, ravage... more

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When Ursula Bodmer came into the world deaf and blind in 1951, her mother abandoned her immediately after giving birth. The doctors in Zurich did not expect her to live long. But despite such prognoses, Ursula is now a 60-year-old woman – cared for with a great deal of affection for five decades by Anita Utzinger, her foster mother. Where does Ursula get her strength to live? And where does Anita Utzinger get the energy for her relationship with Ursula? The film tells this story in stirring image... more

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Young Alifa looks up at the Somali sky. She thinks about her daily life as a shepherdess... She knows that the day that will change her life forever is about to come.
 
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Esma Redzepova, the legendary 'Gypsy Queen,' has been performing all around the world for more than 50 years. The King and the Queen of Gypsy Music (1976, the first Rom...more
 
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Dental Farmer is the story of Dr. Art Rybeck, an eccentric 77-year-old dentist who loves the natural world as much as he loves dentistry. Dr. Rybeck, in his bright yello...more
 
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This is a documentary film focusing on two day laborers in the U.S., one from Mexico and one from New Orleans. Their stories highlight the struggles and internal racia...more
 
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In Burkina Faso, the emigration of young people to Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is almost like a rite of passage to adulthood. Usually, the rule is to leave and come bac...more
 
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The documentary is a moving account of a son's struggle to understand his father's past. The film takes us on two journeys: the first is to Vienna, where directo...more
 
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