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Mamá Chocó tells the story of Paulina, an Afro-Colombian woman who with her family was displaced from her nativ... more
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Different people, many traditions, one country. This film celebrates the beauty of plural India through the genre of the road movie. A month-long bus journey with a set o... more
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A simple Moroccan peasant, nicknamed “Hercules” due to his uncommon strength, lives with his family on a spit of land adjacent to a magnificent beach south of Tangier. Hercules and his family live off of the bounty of their land, their livestock, fishing, and income earned by selling food from a straw hut they set up on the beach every summer. Their sole neighbor and recent arrival, Patrick Guerrand-Hermès, heir to the famous French company, has gradually acquired most of the land adjacen... more

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In 2008, a series of attacks against Latino residents of Patchogue, New York culminated in the murder of Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorian immigrant who lived in the Long Island village for 13 years. Over a two-year period, the story follows Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri, the victim's brother Joselo Lucero, and diverse Patchogue residents as they address the underlying causes of the violence, work to heal divisions, and take steps to ensure everyone in their town will be safe and respected.

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Isabel and Antonio are human rights activists. They were awakened by the loud noise of sirens and the roar of thousands of screams. They grabbed whatever was at hand, including a camcorder. They switched it on and started recording what their eyes could not believe: the savage assault and destruction of the largest protest camp ever raised in the Sahara: Gdeim Izik. The Moroccan security forces burning haimas, firing tear gas all around and beating whoever lied ahead. Shots were heard. Childre... more

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This documentary film focuses on the global economic crisis—its impact on the working class and the responses by trade unions, government and big business in South Africa. It includes interviews with leading trade unionists, workers, community members, NGO workers and academics. This film is decidedly left-wing and critical in its approach and attempts to explain the crisis in Marxist terms. It also poses serious questions about the dominant responses to the crisis that hurts the working class an... more

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After his wife left him, a young filmmaker decided to move into the worst Gypsy ghetto in his country. A documentary about finding a new life in different culture surrounded by neo-Nazi movements.

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'Darfur – War for Water' is about a mission, that Tomo Kriznar, a human rights activist and (former) Slovenian President Janez Drnovsek's special emissary in Darfur, made. While Kriznar presents Slovenian peace initiative to various fractions of Sudanese Liberation Army, he films the very emotional and invaluable talks with main rebel leaders and civilians. This is the first film about Darfur, which enables the rest of the world to have an insight into the mentality of the rebels in Darfur an... more

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As the Sikh community in Oak Creek, Wisconsin prepares for Sunday prayers, a deadly hate attack shatters their lives but not their resilience. After six worshippers are killed by a white supremacist, the local community finds inspiration in the Sikh tradition of forgiveness and faith. Lieutenant Brian Murphy, shot 15 times in the attack, joins the mayor and police chief as they forge new bonds with the Sikh community. Young temple members, still grieving from the tragedy, emerge as leaders in th... more

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Korogocho, Kenya. A slum district of acute poverty and violence. In recent years, the settlement’s older women have become vulnerable to attack, at the hands o...more
 
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In a nation abuzz with a proposed 'education revolution', a dynamic team of multi-media trainers take their unique youth engagement model to a small school in the traumatize...more
 
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« Translating » is the last episode of a trilogy, following « D’une langue à l’autre » and « Langue sacrée, langue parlée ». It is a cinematic Tower o...more
 
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"Being Black” is a 30-minute documentary film focused on the life of African-Americans today. Being Black was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2011. This film was begu...more
 
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"Happy to be different" paints a realistic and multifaceted picture of the homosexual world in 20th-century Italy.
 
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Families of people murdered along the border of East and West Berlin tell their stories. One woman protagonist doesn’t know what happened to her son’s corpse; anothe...more
 
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