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In 2014, Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup 2014. An estimated 3 million tourists, of which 600 000 foreigner... more
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A university classroom in a high security prison in Argentina is the main scenario of this paradoxical documentary. Here, inmates and guards study sociology together. Over the course of one academic year, "13 Puertas" (13 Doors) follows a prisoner, a guard and a teacher to see the evolution of this never-before-seen education behind bars.

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Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conflict that the United Nations describes as the deadliest in the world since World War II. Rwanda and Uganda, both US allies, invaded the Congo (then Zaire) in 1996 and then again in 1998, which triggered an enormous loss of lives, systemic sexual violence and rape, and widespread looting of Congo’s spectacular natural wealth. The ongoing conflict, instability, weak institutions, dependency and poverty in the Congo are a product of ... more

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The most widespread genetic disease in the world and in France, sickle-cell disease (also known as sickle cell anemia) remains widely unknown today. A serious disease that originated in the global South, it has been spreading over centuries as a result of forced or voluntary migration and the mixing of cultures. Everywhere in the world, sickle cell patients wage a constant war against the physical and moral pain induced by ignorance and exclusion. But the story of sickle cell disease is also th... more

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Almost unnoticed thousands of Maasais are violently evicted by Tanzanian police from their pastures and villages to make room for commercial hunting safaris. 'Welcome to Loliondo' reveals the untold story that evolves in one of the world’s finest safari locations, a story quite different from the postcard-perfect impressions of the numerous tourists who visit the areas every year. Behind the presumably harmonic surface of a rich and diverse wildlife, tourism and the indigenous Maasa... more

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Summer in Utopia is the story of a hippie anarchist community founded in 1971 in downtown Copenhagen, where more than 900 inhabitants currently live an alternative, communal lifestyle without private property. In recent years, they have been fighting to survive the threats of the State. We will see what new challenges this community faces today.

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A group of Italian people living in Barcelona follow with increasing alarm the news of their country they see reported in the Spanish mass media: violent episodes of racism, corruption, job insecurity, deterioration of the public health system, Mafia power, arrogance, destruction of the land. Civil society in their country is changing and people accept it. The group in Barcelona must to do something to support the many expressions of resistance, ranging from land protection to defendin... more

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‘Grey side of the sky’ is a research-based documentary film on British Asian women (British women of South Asian descent) living in Buckinghamshire county of United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire is one of the wealthiest counties of United Kingdom but there is an isolated part of the community and always blamed for not integrating in the wider society. This film is an attempt to find out the historical reasons behind this. South Asian people have migrated to three main towns in Buckinghamshire sinc... more

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The documentary filmmakers reveal the complicated modern history of Estonia, a country with a large Russian minority. They do so on a stage measuring several squar...more
 
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Summer in Utopia is the story of a hippie anarchist community founded in 1971 in downtown Copenhagen, where more than 900 inhabitants currently live an alternativ...more
 
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Truth Movements is a short film taken from The Light Surgeons' live audio-visual performance, True Fictions. It weaves a tangled web of conspiracy theories, divergen...more
 
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Children are the future of our Nations. Every child brings the message, that God is not yet discouraged by man. But too often, these hearts and hopes are ruined. Children o...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 an...more
 
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Thanal Thedunna Bhoomi (Earth Seeking Shade) is a socio-political and environmental film that uncovers the sad plight of Adivasis (indigenous people) in Keral...more
 
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