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Seven years after the fall of Milosevic’s regime and the revolution on October 5th, 2000, Serbia is still ... more
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800 people illegally occupy an old movie theater in Barcelona in order to screen a documentary. They rename the old building after a girl who committed suicide in 2011: Cinem... more
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This is the first referendum held in Hong Kong and probably the last. Some people want to grasp the chance to directly participate in the democratic process. They try in various ways to push for greater democracy in society so that the people can become emancipated.

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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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Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. Turning to pawn shops, check cashing services, and using payday loans to meet basic financial needs can be costly for many of us, with $89 billion a year going to fees and interest for using these types of alternative financial services. It’s time for change. New technology, new ideas and encouraging dialogue around this issue can hel... more

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(Texte en français ci-dessous.) "Garbage" portrays the impoverished life of men living in public landfills, who subsist on the sale of the recyclable material they collect. They make 10 Turkish lira (about US$5) a day, and they must give half of that meager salary to the landfill owner. Public institutions and the authorities remain indifferent in the face of this inhumane situation. --- "Garbage" traite de la vie misérable des hommes qui vivent dans les décharges publiques. Il... more

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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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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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The Burmese people fled their country to neighbouring Thailand to be able to celebrate humanity within their culture, customs and spiritual beliefs — even in th...more
 
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A film about child prostitution in India. Shot in various parts of India, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and smaller cities in states such as Rajasthan an...more
 
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The many shades of white in nature - from ivory to sandalwood paste and jasmine flowers to ash - are part of our living cultural tradition. It is the color chosen b...more
 
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Inspired by a quest for truth and a passion to connect with Iraqis during a war that saw no end, 'Between Earth & Sky' is a poetic journey into the lives of three, young Iraq...more
 
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The Feminist Initiative reveals the passion, pitfalls and promise of a diverse group of women working to establish the world’s first feminist political party in Sweden i...more
 
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Golden Scars presents an intimate portrait of the realities facing young musicians in Cuba, offering an exclusive look into the unique stories of two young rappers born i...more
 
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  • The Swiss educator and philosopher Marcel Müller-Wieland (92) is a visionary. The school he envisions, promotes peace. Building community is at the core of his educational process. At the same time, he provides as much help as possible to empower each child. His talent for storytelling is shown in formulating his vision of a humane school. Seein... 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 the Arctic and Fulni-ôs from Brazil. Beyond the ice fields, beyond the trees, the climates, the skins, the same intuition: to preserve environment, we first need to preserve th... more
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  • Reframing Culture - how do we reframe the colonial mindset? The Change Media team traveled to Goolwa in South Australia for the 2012 ‘Kumuwuki/Big Wave’ Regional Arts Australia conference to produce a series of short, collaborative documentaries during a four day workshop with the Ngarrindjeri Media Team. The crew worked together with th... more
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