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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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Interviews with seven bouncers/crowd controllers show their point of view on dealing with patrons, drunks, and other situations. Attilla, Rob, Ed, Bulent, Boyan, Kulpri... 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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What is the lasting impact of divorce and separation on the children of "failed" marriages? In this critically acclaimed film, five young people sit down to discuss openly their parents' separation, often in the presence of both parents, and often asking important questions that have remained unsaid for years. A shocking and surprisingly uplifting insight into the reality of modern family life.

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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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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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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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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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"Writing Against Death" is a documentary that looks at the subject of the death penalty from a special perspective, that of an involved protagonist: Ursula Corbin from Switzerland, who makes a personal contribution towards the abolition of the death penalty by building up a close and long personal relationship - through letters and visits - with an inmate on death row in Livingston, Texas, thus introducing a shred of humanity into a system that is so inhumane. The film tries to answer question... more

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This is a short and incomplete tale about Kike Turmix, Basque rock icon from Madrid and lead vocalist of the notorious punk band the Pleasure Fuckers, who made it t...more
 
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This is a documentary about Jaan Ehlvest, a chess wunderkind, who broke into the top of the chess world and stayed there thorough the reigning time of the worl...more
 
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This is the story of 65-year old Raefat, who decides to do the high school exam many years after he first left school. Struggling to pass the exam, he repeats it 30 times unti...more
 
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Cali was born in 1998. At four months old, she started to shake her head uncontrollably, like she was having seizures. We brought this up to our pediatrician at th...more
 
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Carmen lives in Almanjáyar, a Gypsy neighbourhood located on the outskirts of the city of Granada in Spain. Her days are spent in isolation and devoted to the care of he...more
 
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For more than 30 years, Jenny Holzer's name has stood for a conceptual art that questions our perceptions and the way we are influenced by media and politics. Through her ar...more
 
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