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Ten years after the policy-changing and award-winning film, The Dying Rooms, the same team returns to a very different China where the infamous One-Child Policy has had the horrific side effect of a boom in stolen children. With extraordinary access to devastated parents desperately searching for their stolen son; a man who brokers the deals and has sold his own offspring; and prospective parents grappling with giving up their soon-to-be-born daughter through lack of options, we are brought face t... more

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Valeria, Vilma, Mercy and their other workmates dream of being treated with respect and that the violence against them will end. They work as prostitutes in Guatemala, and their rate is two dollars per service. They work in “La Línea”, besides the railway line that cuts straight across Guatemala City and runs to the Pacific Ocean. In order to draw attention to their problems, the police harassment and the unpunished murders, they organize a football team and register for a local championship. Bu... more

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The many, varied and pluralistic concepts of Human Rights in Latin America are discussed from the point of view of characters who are, in some cases, the protagonists of the contemporary history of the continent. Musicians, writers, architects, teachers, ordinary people in countries that are in a constant process of transformation of their societies. In their statements are addressing issues that are beyond what we traditionally define human rights. Presented in chapters, the film comes t... more

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"Resistance and Sabotage!": An intimate documentary about the resistance at the airport of Nantes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes: It´s just a matter of time before this becomes the new airport of Nantes. Young people start to move onto the land which has been left abandoned. In addition to building tree houses and growing their own vegetables, the activists are carrying out spectacular actions. The “Resistance” movement becomes a national one, support for these opposing the airport escalate... more

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'Low Definition Control' is a film about images. Surveillance cameras, ultrasound detectors and MRI images in medicine are fabricating models of conformist behaviour and healthy bodies but as well of anomalies, suspicion and hidden risks. In times of terrorist threat, risk prevention and all-embracing phantasms of control and surveillance these images foreshadow a possible future. 'Low Definition Control' is a feature documentary science-fiction film about this future.

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Shorty, who is a former gang member, and Tita, who escaped an abusive marriage, join forces to help repair the next generation in their community and their country.

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The Swiss educator and philosopher Marcel Müller-Wieland (92) is a visionary. The school he envisions, promotes peace. Building community is at the core of his educational process. At the same time, he provides as much help as possible to empower each child. His talent for storytelling is shown in formulating his vision of a humane school. Seeing the children in his school projects makes you wish you could be a child again. There is exploring and constructing, drawing and hammerin... more

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Adelin, 83 years old, is confronted with dementia, while Eva, 34, wants her unbearable and never ending mental suffering to stop. Both people ask for help with and car...more
 
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The film covers the journey of creating "Squareland", the staging of a so-called 'augmented theatre'. We follow the artists from the Kollektiv Artes Mobiles through thei...more
 
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In early 2010, Lo Chun Yip first started his journey on the streets and experienced rebellions. Lo might not be able to give an inspiring speech or to overpower others physicall...more
 
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A short film demonstrating how STAR School utilizes Place-Based Education in the 3 to 3rd (Age 3 to Grade 3) classes. STAR is the 1st all off-grid charter school in th...more
 
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Never before has a female filmmaker been accepted into a men's group, where everything that is said in the room stays in the room. The film portrays Chris, Rober...more
 
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This groundbreaking documentary brings us the voices of the Mayan people as they share their perspectives on the prophecies of their ancestors and their fight to defen...more
 
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