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Against the backdrop of segregation, Vivien Thomas, a black carpenter’s apprentice with a genius for surger... more
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Rebecca Schaper and Kyle Tekiela's feature documentary A Sister's Call explores how and why a loved one can disappear into a twenty year abyss of homelessness. In 1977, Cal... more
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Dream tells the story of a few former students from Anacostia, an impoverished neighborhood in southeast Washington, D.C., who were part of the I Have a Dream Program at the height of the drug wars (1988-1994). Now 37 years old, they candidly share the overwhelming challenges each faced then—including poverty, abuse and addiction; the impact of the program on their lives; and who they are today. It is an intimate first-person account of growing up in communities in crises, the resiliency of the huma... more

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This award-winning documentary is the diary of a young videographer and his father as they climb the highest mountain in the world, Everest. A visual poem of stunning beauty, "The Eye of the Son" is shockingly personal—a formative journey that will take a father and son to the edges of the world. Sometimes it takes the sky to find what joins us together.

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The story of a family of African American jazz musicians, from their early days playing as a family band across the American South, through their years performing at famed venues like the Apollo Theater and Carnegie Hall, to their later years as solo artists in their 70s, 80s and 90s. As individual artists and as a group, the Hamptons overcame poverty and discrimination to practice their art, becoming remarkable performers in the process. The film's central character is the irrepressible Daw... more

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The moment Serge Kakudji saw an opera singer for the very first time as a young boy on Congolese television, he immediately fell in love with opera music. He then decided to become a celebrated countertenor. Despite the many doubts of his family, he travels to Europe, determined to make it to the top of the classical opera world.

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Moscow, July 2010. At the Bolshoi, Nacho Duato bows goodbye to the Spanish National Dance Company he has directed for the last twenty years. Moscou. Juillet 2010. Au theatre Bolshoi, Nacho Duato tire sa révérence à la Compagnie Nationale de Danse d'Espagne qu'il a dirigée durant vingt ans.

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An exploration of love relationships between men and women, through three generations of women from the same family: mother, grandmother and little daughter.

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Aya, a 32-year-old musician lives without boundaries or doubts about her identity. Yaelle, however, is a 29-year old multimedia artist immigrated from France and comes from a conservative family background. The two women fall in love and start creating art-performances together. Their relationship is a love-story—until Yaelle decides to reveal her homosexuality to her parents, who are not ready to accept her identity. Yaelle cuts the relationship with her family, and the young couple decide... more

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Kaplan was at the top of his world. Never before ill, he was used to documenting the life ordeals of others. But when suddenl...more
 
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My name is Mark Pierce and I am the producer of "B-1719". This is an educational documentary that should be seen by everyone. This is the documentary of Charles Pierce, ...more
 
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Cody, daughter of Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. and granddaughter of Indy winner Al Unser Sr., is now a beautiful 21-year-old college student who lives life in ...more
 
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"Lost in the muqam" follows Mahmut Mehmet, a Uyghur musician living in China's Xinjiang province. The Uyghurs are a Muslim ethnic minority losing many traditions under Chines...more
 
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The film focuses on the testing fate of a poet and philosopher Grigory Khubulava. He is brimming with spiritual energy and his world is extremely ric...more
 
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The documentary film «Por amor» portrays three bi-national couples from the region of Zurich. The couples and their families have offered a glimpse of their everyday live...more
 
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