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The Dead WIll Guide Us: Teachings from Liberia's Civil War is the story of how the dead and nature, particularly elephants, have brought the human and natural communities together for peacemaking and reconciliation. As a result of several astonishing experiences and events documented here, traditional wisdom is increasingly recognized by civic leaders, peace builders, government officials, and NGO’s for its rightful role as a rich and reliable source of wisdom, supporting communities seeking t... more

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From February to March 2011, 23,000 young Tunisians reached the island of Lampedusa, in the south of Italy. The Italian government is torn between its own rhetoric of closure and security on the one hand, and the urgent needs on the island, and doesn’t know what to do. The tiny island is going to collapse. The “humanitarian tsunami” dominates the political debate of those days: the Italian government calls it an invasion, accusing Europe of "leaving us to fend for ourselves". Northern an... more

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What would you do if some day someone came to your home and told you it would be flooded? The construction of a hydroelectric power plant threatens the valley of the Magdalena River, its flora, fauna, people and their way of living. A group of peasants and fishermen, who have grown up under the shadow of “El Gigante” (the giant), struggles against the multinational companies Enel, Endesa and Impregilo. These companies are constructing the power plant despite the voices of disagreement but wit... more

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France, hailed as the birthplace of human rights, is a far cry from respecting them when it comes to its contemporary judicial system—which functions differently depending on whether you are rich or poor, and above all, whether you are a French citizen... or not. Foreigners in France account for 18% of the prison population. What does this figure hide? National Identity takes us on an analytic journey into institutional racism in France. It articulates testimonies of foreigners jus... more

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The film “Women's Dreams” addresses the phenomenon of German women who have converted to Islam. Islamic centers and mosques in Germany confirm that the number of Germans, especially women, who have converted to Islam, has increased in the past years. Barbara, an elementary school teacher, found her new religion through her Turkish husband. Her family reacted with very mixed feelings. Christiane, a psychologist, and Susanne, a sales woman in a stone store, discovered Islam through Sufis... more

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In THE FIGHT TO FORGIVE, we meet six Liberian former child soldiers who are training as grassroots peacebuilders and re-entering their villages with a new mission of peace and reconciliation. Having traded their weapons for soccer balls, cameras, and storytelling circles, these young Liberians embark on a remarkable journey out of war. With unprecedented access to young ex-combatants and their former commander, the film follows the group for five years of life after war. During thei... more

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The Paper Nazis exposes one of the strangest and ugliest chapters in Canadian history as writer/director Andrew Wall confronts the anti-Semitism, fascism, and Nazism that existed during the 1930s in his hometown of Winnipeg. Told through dramatic reenactments and interviews with historians, The Paper Nazis sheds light on the formation of a movement and its means to distribute information to the masses.

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