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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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When Ursula Bodmer came into the world deaf and blind in 1951, her mother abandoned her immediately after giving birth. The doctors in Zurich did not expect her to live long. But despite such prognoses, Ursula is now a 60-year-old woman – cared for with a great deal of affection for five decades by Anita Utzinger, her foster mother. Where does Ursula get her strength to live? And where does Anita Utzinger get the energy for her relationship with Ursula? The film tells this story in stirring image... more

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Arnaud is a young man of twenty. Following the death of his mother three years ago, he has dropped out of his studies and taken refuge in food to fill the void. He now weighs 177 kilos and lives with his father, with whom he quarrels constantly. Arnaud has reached the point where he has decided to undergo a stomach reduction operation...

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Lovely RITA celebrates New Zealand painter Rita Angus. She lived and worked at a time in New Zealand when being a full-time artist was not only unusual, it was hardly considered to be a serious occupation. Her paintings were undervalued during her lifetime but appreciated by a small, informed group of supporters including the composer Douglas Lilburn, with whom she maintained a lifelong close friendship. Over 300 letters from Rita to Douglas were in his possession when he died recently, and thes... more

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"Not a Statistic" is about the Hollis family's daily struggle with mitochondrial disease, their fight to find a cure, and their passion to make a difference.

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"Yvonne Robert – une femme qui vient de l’ombre" is an intimate portrait of a woman with a turbulent past at an old age with extraordinary wisdom. It is also the life story of one of the last living artists of which some works belong to Jean Dubuffet’s prestigious collection of Art Brut. Yvonne Robert was born in the Vendée region of France in 1922 into a family of poverty-stricken farmers. As the eldest child, she had to take over the housework and of the education of her brothers, and sh... more

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Rodrigo is a young deaf man from Recife, northeast Brazil who works installing car stereos in a small dealership on the outskirts of town. Despite his deafness, sound penetrates his day to day life and he harnesses its vibrations, allowing it to pulse through his veins.

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The Passions and Politics of Ed Edelman, narrated by Tom Brokaw, is the inspirational story of the life and career of Edmund D. Edelman, a political visionary whose courage and humanity transformed the fabric of life in Southern California. Told through archival footage and poignant interviews, the film provides a journey through Los Angeles' history over the past half-century.

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Armed with oils and brushes, the story of a complicated survivor unfolds as Kaziah brings new life into the world and adopts a nation of fallen military heroes. Kaziah i...more
 
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Saurav Kumar Chaliha was an Assamese writer of Assam, India, educated at Guwahati and London University, who lived from 1927 to 2011. He was a retired professor of physics a...more
 
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