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The moment Serge Kakudji saw an opera singer for the very first time as a young boy on Congolese television, he immediately fell in love with opera music. He then decided to become a celebrated countertenor. Despite the many doubts of his family, he travels to Europe, determined to make it to the top of the classical opera world.

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Aya, a 32-year-old musician lives without boundaries or doubts about her identity. Yaelle, however, is a 29-year old multimedia artist immigrated from France and comes from a conservative family background. The two women fall in love and start creating art-performances together. Their relationship is a love-story—until Yaelle decides to reveal her homosexuality to her parents, who are not ready to accept her identity. Yaelle cuts the relationship with her family, and the young couple decide... more

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18-year-old Takuya gives in to his father's wishes and enrolls in a sumo school, even though he prefers judo. Takuya swaps his trendy clothes for the traditional Japanese kimono and moves to Tokyo. As he leaves, his father warns him: "Do you realize there is no place for you if you come back?" Co-produced by Japanese TV NHK, this documentary film grants exceptional access to the first 9 months of Takuya's initiation, illustrating the dreams and disenchantment of a teenager discovering th... more

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Dream tells the story of a few former students from Anacostia, an impoverished neighborhood in southeast Washington, D.C., who were part of the I Have a Dream Program at the height of the drug wars (1988-1994). Now 37 years old, they candidly share the overwhelming challenges each faced then—including poverty, abuse and addiction; the impact of the program on their lives; and who they are today. It is an intimate first-person account of growing up in communities in crises, the resiliency of the huma... more

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An exploration of love relationships between men and women, through three generations of women from the same family: mother, grandmother and little daughter.

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My diving buddies are an inspiration. They may move around the world and underwater differently, but they refuse to be stuck, in a wheelchair or in life. Meet six members of Eels on Wheels; an organization based in Austin that supports people with disabilities wanting to practice scuba diving. They share with us their stories of courage and passion for life and show us how they’ve adapted to the drastic changes that have happened in their lives. Diving becomes a great illustration that with the righ... more

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This award-winning documentary is the diary of a young videographer and his father as they climb the highest mountain in the world, Everest. A visual poem of stunning beauty, "The Eye of the Son" is shockingly personal—a formative journey that will take a father and son to the edges of the world. Sometimes it takes the sky to find what joins us together.

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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, Gila...more
 
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"Never At Rest" documents the memories of nurse Claire Bertschinger during her years working for the Red Cross. Bob Geldolf said that Claire "had the power of life an...more
 
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Paavo is forced to sell handkerchiefs on the street to get money for his bitter and tired father. At home, Paavo escapes his harsh reality by drawing pictures of happie...more
 
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Francis Maladry, known as «Beaudelot», is a painter from the north of France who no longer paints, owing to illness; a painter who still sketches from memory. In hi...more
 
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“Seeds Of Aloha” tells the story of the extraordinary life lived by Hawaii’s Renaissance Man, George Kahumoku Jr. He is a multiple Grammy Award & Hoku Award winnin...more
 
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Wang Peiying, a widow with seven children, was a worker at the Ministry of Railways. The famine precipitated by the Great Leap Forward, which killed perhaps 30 million peopl...more
 
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