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This film is about a young disabled man who has lost his both eyes and hands due to a mine that exploded in his hands. It happened while he was serving in the military. This film is about his life, family and his efforts to learn swimming and diving — in a word, how he came back to life. Now he is probably the only blind diver in the world.

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“Seeds Of Aloha” tells the story of the extraordinary life lived by Hawaii’s Renaissance Man, George Kahumoku Jr. He is a multiple Grammy Award & Hoku Award winning master slack key guitarist, songwriter, world-traveling performer, high school teacher and college professor, artist and sculptor, storyteller and writer, farmer and entrepreneur. His music, teaching, art, and influence have reached from Hawaii across the globe. George’s Hawaiian life is a harmonious example of how he is a produc... more

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From a family of doctors and artists, welcomed by the students of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa when he started writing ‘The Leopard’, surgeon and anthropologist Umberto Eco defined Antonio Pasqualino as "the man of the puppets". His love for the Sicilian Puppet Theatre matured in Palermo before the war and bloomed into the dedication of a great scholar, collector and promoter of the preservation of popular heritage. The narrative of the dedication of a whole life meshes with th... more

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A documentary about Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, the Peace and Justice Service, his experiences in prison, the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, the Nobel Prize, his commitment with Nicaragua, the external debt, the fight against ALCA (Free Trade Area of the Americas), the summit of the villages, Haiti long before the hypocrisy, Argentina, and the youth for peace, the looting and the contamination, and Latin America. And another world is possible.

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This is the story of Ami, a man who while unable to move any part of his body, still manages to move each and every one of us, as he teaches us a part of life's intimate dance. 39 POUNDS OF LOVE is the heartwarming story of Ami Ankilewitz, an American-born Israeli who, at the age of 1, was diagnosed with a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy. Due to his condition, he is immobile except for one finger, which he uses to work as a 3D animator. His doctor predicted that he would die before the age o... more

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The story begins with Andrea being born. She is premature, beautiful and different. Her parents start a search that lasts more than a year, until Andrea is finally diagnosed with a rare syndrome called 5p- or Cri du Chat. She has lost a small part of her Chromosome 5. To find an order to her thoughts, sorrows and frustrations, Andrea's mother, Lisa Pram, keeps a Little Black Book - a very personal book with texts, drawings and photographs, which the film is based on. Coming to terms wit... more

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The movie talks about a Slovenian man picturing the world of images from the past. We experience this world with Rudolf Strmečnik, or Ruda, through his revival and recreation of old traditions, work life, and habits. His versatile skills are the center of events. In this film, there are no descriptions, comments, or explanations from the outside. Ruda starts working with old tools as a coal miner, charcoal maker, and wood worker, showing us a different image and an authentic outfit of events b... more

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Today the rescue worker Martin goes to work just as he has always done during the last 6 years. But this is not a normal day for him. It is his last day at Kolga-Jaan...more
 
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Through his memories of the chirola (prison), Pedro helps us to learn what confinement could mean to someone either outside or behind bars. His philosophy of life and freedo...more
 
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Inge returns to the Netherlands at age 15, after 6 years of living in Mozambique.
 
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A married man and a father, 48-year-old Huang decides to have a sex change surgery after having struggled with gender identification issues for decades. The film portray...more
 
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Death may be a moment, but dying is a journey. If one could tell a symbolic story of our own leave-taking journey, what might it look like? "Tending Toward Silence" tells th...more
 
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“…everything changes and nothing remains the same,” confesses the 86-year-old protagonist. This movie shows the audience moments that cause deep thoughts on aging, tim...more
 
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