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John Perceval was born in 1923 in the lonely wheat fields of Western Australia. While John was still ver... more
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"Not a Still Life" is a documentary portrait of Steve Stone, a spirited, older gay, Jewish man who shares the naked truth of the struggles, joys and sorrows of his unconventiona... more
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Documentary, 27’, 2013, by Leila Jinkings and Sidnei Pires The family of Hiram de Lima Pereira had a central and unifying element in music and poetry. Journalist, actor and poet, disappeared politician, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. His daughters sing the song composed by Hiram in prison and the songs left by his mother, a musician. The whole soundtrack is a family creation. A look at the person that transcends the political. Festivals: IIDFF 2013 (Greece): Bes... more

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Stricken, but not struck down, by a slough of mental illnesses, Jimmy Leung’s drive to be an action movie star becomes something of a reality as he and director Ryan Flowers train to become healthy and stable, and make a movie together.

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Dance Your Asperger’s Off (DYAO) is a story about improving one’s his mental and physical health through the language of movement. DYAO features a teenage boy, Zach Robertin, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome. Zach was teased and bullied when he was younger, but dance changed his life. After hearing his amazing achievements, Dancers and Health Together, Inc. felt the need to share his story.

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Cody, daughter of Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. and granddaughter of Indy winner Al Unser Sr., is now a beautiful 21-year-old college student who lives life in a wheelchair. Through this documentary narrated by Glenn Close, she is opening her life so everyone can fully understand how people live with paralysis. From Unser family video of Cody as a young girl in ballet class and cheer leading to the video diary at college as she copes with all aspects of her paralysis, she has allowed our camera... more

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One of millions of Americans with a developmental or intellectual disability, Riley Campbell was beaten because of his. Such a bias crime is not unusual. What is unusual is a successful conviction of the attackers. This is a story about Riley's recovery from a brutal beating and his own participation in bringing justice to his life.

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Danica, Kael and Emily redefine their gender identities in their own terms showing resilience and strength in their fight to live their true heart and soul. Searching for understanding and respect, these brave individuals share their continuous struggles throughout the various phases of their life cycle and transitioning process. In spite of facing ignorance, prejudice and discrimination, their personal horizons mirror the vicissitudes, aspirations and dreams of the trans communities in contemporar... more

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A life-affirming documentary about a woman who survived stage 4 cancer 12 years ago, only to discover last fall that not only has the cancer returned, but that her fifteen-year-old daughter has stage 4 brain cancer. Instead of becoming victims to their experience, they choose to live every day fully, in a Carpe Diem lifestyle, with gratitude, connection to their community and deep congruence. It is a story of the ultimate challenge of two women working to break the pattern of five generations o... more

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Are we what we dream ourselves to be? How can we conciliate our imaginary world with reality? Jean-Luc nostalgically recalls his schizophrenic delirium and tells us his story.
 
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Teacher and musician Ed Wade-Martins embarks on a sponsored bike ride from England to Mali in West Africa. As well as raising funds for the Fresh Start Foundation, whic...more
 
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When the phone rang on a Friday evening, six years ago, Ayal Goldberg, who had just turned 34, packed a bag, put on his uniform, kissed his boyfriend and went to fight in th...more
 
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An intimate portrait of ex-Yugoslavian émigré artist Slobodan Dan Paich, Silent Crescendo follows his daily ritual of creating simple drawings with tea and ink. I...more
 
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Cheongju, South Korea, 1977. A young struggling mother leaves her son with relatives while she looks for work. When she returns, her baby is gone—sent away fo...more
 
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"My mother is from a Jewish Gypsy antique salesman/musician family and my father is the descendant of a Jewish military doctor family, and I originate from the unusual mix fro...more
 
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