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Violence in all its forms is one of the threads with which the lives of Mayan women have been woven. It has marke... more
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Myanmar's democratic process is making headlines, but the minorities issue is being largely ignored. One of the oldest guerrilla in the world is led in Northern Burma by the Kachin people, which has been fighting for over sixty years against the central government, to preserve its language, its Christian faith, and its culture. As Myanmar was starting is political opening and democratization process, heavy fighting resumed on the borders of Kachin land, and hundreds of thousands of civilians wer... more

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The 2004 Orange Revolution in Ukraine was a massive civil demonstration for democracy and against electoral fraud. Millions of empassioned citizens braved freezing weather conditions to fight against stolen elections and to protest the poisoning of their candidate, Victor Yushchenko. From Kyiv to Donetsk, from Odessa, to Lviv, the filmmaker personally engaged with Ukrainians on all sides of the debate to compile "The Orange Chronicles", a personal account of three months spent in the midst of thi... more

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An extended refugee family from Somalia, an interracial same-sex couple, a single mother in a housing cooperative, and a mother of six who has fostered nearly 50 children in her lifetime... None of these families have ever met each other before, but at the invitation of a mutual friend and videomaker, that will soon change. To explore how his friends and neighbors are defining family for themselves today, Craig Saddlemire requested that four different households in his community allow him to documen... more

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the humanity / seeing divinity in truth, peace, beauty & benevolence / shackled by beating beast beneath / awaits for elevation of nature. /// becoming divine / the prime feature / of being human / lost in front news / headlines from countries / developed and not / visible or not / lost in illusion induced by boundless greed survival creed / lost for the apathy, insensitivity, insecurity. /// birthed from navel of love divine / all Srishti / a spectacular spectrum of life, in hues see... more

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Young Kids Hard Time explores the story of young children sentenced to adult prison for decades, through the eyes of 12-year old Paul Gingerich and 15-year old Colt Lundy, both serving 30 years in adult prison for killing Colt's stepdad.

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Extreme levels of privatization can only be carried out under conditions where people are under severe pressure, as in the transformation of former Soviet republics towards independence and capitalism. Since the Rose Revolution in 2003, the former Soviet republic Georgia underwent such a radical transformation. President Mikheil Saakashvili implemented one of the most extreme neoliberal projects in the world. Today, Georgia is 9th of 185 states in the World Bank ranking “Ease of Doin... more

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An in-depth look into the world's fastest growing sport and its impact on India. Mixed Martial Arts is a full-contact combat sport, widely reported as the fastest growing sport today. Initially designed to determine the most effective fighting style in the world, MMA today has captured the imagination of combat sport afficiandos, and transformed the lives of thousands of fighters. With the American based organization, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, currently dominating the MMA world, muc... more

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A film about arranged marriages in India. The film follows the lives of three characters as they embark on a journey to find their life partners through an organized marriag...more
 
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"Still Life" is a short film that seeks to find connection between creativity and everyday moments, set against the backdrop of New York City. It was shot guerrilla styl...more
 
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The watchers become the watched as the dignity and dreams of an impoverished village are brought to life.
 
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Bank credit, mutual credit (such as is used by most alternative money systems like LETS) and producer credit (aka barter credit, capacity credit) are distinctl...more
 
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At the beginning of 1985, the writer Nuno Bragança handles a questionnaire of 13 questions, written on 13 squared paper sheets to his friend Carlos Antunes, offering th...more
 
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“Discovering My Grandfather through Mao” is a short documentary about my personal journey as I uncover my grandfather’s radical history as a labor organizer an...more
 
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  • GRANDIR, which means "TO GROW" in French, introduces the audience to a house that becomes the antithesis of common film orphanages. In this warm space, the children grow as free and responsible beings and little by little to reconcile with their difficult past. Through this documentary, director Etienne Moine and Bernard Josse show that with fe... more
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  • Many years ago, I discovered a Super 8 film made by my grand father as an amateur during a professional journey in China during the Cultural Revolution in 1966. I took hold of this exceptional object to bring it back 40 years later on its original sites. My intention was to propose to the people I met to look at the 1966 film with the help of a DV... more
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