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This performance documentary Force of Nature is a 75-minute UK/US co-production featuring the renowne... more
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Indian Summer tells the unexpected and uplifting story of a top French oncologist who travels to India with one of his former patients to try and understand how traditional India... more
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Against the backdrop of segregation, Vivien Thomas, a black carpenter’s apprentice with a genius for surgery, and Dr. Alfred Blalock, a renowned white surgeon, dared to defy medical gospel by forging a partnership that changed the course of medical history. The two men’s work together led to one of the century’s major breakthroughs – a daring heart operation that has saved thousands of children afflicted with a congenital heart defect called “Blue Baby Syndrome.” With only ... more

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STAMMERS tells the story of Jef, an 18-year old who is trying to overcome his stammering. A documentary about learning to speak again, excelling oneself and the difficulties involved in the will to change...

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No. 4 Street of Our Lady tells the remarkable, yet little-known, story of Francisca Halamajowa, a Polish Catholic woman who rescued 15 of her Jewish neighbors during the Holocaust by cleverly passing herself off as a Nazi sympathizer. On the eve of World War II, more than 6,000 Jews lived in Sokal, a small town in Eastern Poland, now part of Ukraine. By the end of the war, only about 30 had survived, half of them rescued by Halamajowa. For close to two years, she hid her Jewish neighbors in her tin... more

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A VERY SHORT WAR is a deeply personal story – one that resonates with and speaks to every name found chiseled into memorial monuments scattered throughout the world’s cities and country towns. It revolves around the short life of Jack Clifford (Cliff) Carpenter, a pioneer Australian aviator of the 1930’s. Cliff had designed and built his first aeroplane as a teenager and sadly lost his life at the age of 28 in the darkening skies over Norway on the day of the German invasion. He left behind ... more

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In Dancing Alone, director and writer Biene Pilavci poses the question, “Can my four siblings and I succeed in building relationships with other people, after many years marked by hatred and extreme violence? Can we succeed even if neither our parents nor their parents were able to?” When she was 12, Biene Pilavci ran away from her violent home and moved to a girl's care home. Today she is 33-years old and have realized that she carries her past everywhere she goes. Dancing Alone is ... more

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Gilad Atzmon is one of modern music's best saxophonists, and one of the most controversial public opponents of Israel. A gentle giant, warm, charismatic and somewhat shy, Gilad is a complex character. Born into a pro-Zionist family and serving briefly in the first Lebanon War, Gilad had a dramatic turnaround; he quit the army, picked up his sax and exiled himself to London, declaring himself an enemy to the Israeli state. Since then he has produced some of the modern era's greatest Jazz album... more

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Between the past and the present, here and elsewhere, a young South American wanders in Geneva. An immersion into the migrant psyche.

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Set in the backdrop of the traditional Indian mindset, Siddharth Chauhan's 'Boys Don't Wear Nailpolish' is a poignant, eloquent and stirring statement on an unjus...more
 
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Simonee Chichester's father, Edgar Chichester, left her when she was just six years old. Since then, her only parent has been her overbearing, but fiercely loving mothe...more
 
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40-year-old Daniel and 27-year-old Orit are going on a month-long journey to the Far East. Daniel suffers from a head injury that among other things prevents him fro...more
 
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The dramatic story of a father who wants to spend Christmas with his estranged daughter, whom he has only seen in photographs. He hopes that his daughter will understand th...more
 
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We made this short documentary with the intention of showing people how damaging loneliness really is. In the summer of 2012 we found a village in Romania, a beautiful plac...more
 
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A documentary about the graduation ceremony of a young geisha girl working in Kyoto.
 
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