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Renowned cornet virtuoso Jim Klages was at the height of his career as the soloist for the elite 'President's Own' U.S. Marine Band in Washington, D.C. But when the happily marrie... more
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While battling strong gusts of wind on a desolate, hilly highway in central Wyoming, Doug Markgraf slowed his bicycle to a stop and pulled a marker from his bag. In large letters, he scrawled "This Beats A Coma" across his sun-burnt forearm. He was 19 days into a 56-day journey across America, and the phrase reminded him why. Five years earlier, Doug was involved in a hit-and-run accident while riding his bicycle in a bike lane in West Philadelphia. In the collision he shattered bones, helmet, an... more

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"El desorden de los sentidos (Disorder of the Senses)" takes us on a discovery journey, crossing our five senses to show us the reality of the world of Antonio and Gerardo, two young boys with disabilities that face the French route of the St. James’ Way in bicycle. With the help of their family and friends, our main characters shows us that the real road goes much farther than Santiago de Compostela.

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This is a story the impact of physical and sexual violence on a young girl and how she lived with the trauma of it and eventually healed. It shows the intersection of domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault.

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Mind Games is the story of how one family began a new life after a diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s Disease (A.L.S.), one of the most devastating terminal illnesses. Dr. Tom French of Barnard, Vermont outlived the standard two to five year “invariably fatal” prognosis and continued to thrive at home with his family and a crew of dedicated caregivers for almost a decade. After deciding to let the disease take him when it reached his lungs, Tom reversed his initial Do Not Resuscitate order... more

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Do you remember the kid at school who was always in detention, or the guy in class you thought would end up in jail? Benjamin Polis is that guy. From the day he was born, Ben's parents knew he was different. By the time Ben was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at age 12, he had already flooded a zoo, killed a dog, burned down a caravan park, and basically made life hell for his family, teachers, and anyone else who crossed his path. Now at age 21, he has turned i... more

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In Burkina Faso, the emigration of young people to Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is almost like a rite of passage to adulthood. Usually, the rule is to leave and come back. However, many are those who never return, and this, for various reasons, can be hard to understand for the families left behind. This was the case for Joanny, my older brother, who suddenly left our family one morning in 1978. After 18 years of absence, during which we never heard any news from him, one of our cousins cam... more

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"Queen Khantarisha" presents two Yemenite writers in their sixties. The first is a songwriter and lyricist of love, she also stands behind some of the hottest hits that resonated in Yemeni clubs and weddings. The work of the second woman, a Jerusalem-born poet and writer, touches on demons, madness, rape, and rebellion and has garnered her community’s denunciation. The film explores the personal costs of straddling the ambitions of creative expression and the restraints of conservative communitie... more

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