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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 penetrate... 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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"Yvonne Robert – une femme qui vient de l’ombre" is an intimate portrait of a woman with a turbulent past at an old age with extraordinary wisdom. It is also the life story of one of the last living artists of which some works belong to Jean Dubuffet’s prestigious collection of Art Brut. Yvonne Robert was born in the Vendée region of France in 1922 into a family of poverty-stricken farmers. As the eldest child, she had to take over the housework and of the education of her brothers, and sh... more

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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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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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Poland, mid 60's. A fragmented family in a poor neighborhood. The mother, separated from her Polish husband, spends most of her time working to provide the basic needs for her two sons, who are 10 and 14 years old. Left to their own devices, the boys join a neighborhood gang with a strong Neo-Nazi orientation. One day the gang enters a Jewish neighborhood, beating and stabbing some youngsters, and are arrested by the police. The mother succeeds in convincing the police to release her sons, but i... more

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This is a true story of Dr. Ata Safavi, a retired urologist who used to live in Toronto for the last four years. In 1947, at the age of 20, Safavi who was a leftist activist in Iran was threatened by (Mohammad Reza) Shah’s agents with exile to a remote town in south of Iran. Thus, he decided to escape to the Soviet Union, which many Iranians envisioned as a Communist's paradise. For his attempted illegal entry into the Soviet Union, he was immediately captured and sentenced to two years i... more

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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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