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Jascha is a young deaf art student who doesn’t care much about the hearing world. But he can't escape it if he wants to fulfill his ambitions. This makes him rebellious and uncertain. Armed with a camera, he visits Europe’s only home for elderly deaf people and tries to find out how these people have lived their lives. They tell him about their youth, when sign language was forbidden, and about their struggles against embarrassment and indignities. Though Jascha's world is very different he find... more

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John Perceval was born in 1923 in the lonely wheat fields of Western Australia. While John was still very young, his mother left his father for a more glamorous socialite life in Melbourne and eventually took their two children with her. John caught poliomyelitis at the age of 15 and started to paint like a master from that time. The filmmaker, David Blackall first met John when visiting him in a mental institution in 1983. At the time David was in a relationship with John's youngest daughte... more

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"The Cardboard Bernini," examines the work and life of artist James Grashow as he spends four years building a giant cardboard fountain inspired by the work of the famous Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini. James Grashow is an artist who has made—among many other things—giant 15 foot tall fighting men, an anthropomorphized city, and an ocean-- using papier-mâché, fabric, chicken wire and cardboard. More recently, he has begun making sculptures entirely out of corrugated cardboard and twis... more

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Cali was born in 1998. At four months old, she started to shake her head uncontrollably, like she was having seizures. We brought this up to our pediatrician at the time, but she didn’t show too much concern. We wanted a second opinion. This new pediatrician took one look at Cali’s reflexes and knew something was wrong. Over the next months, Cali’s tremors started getting worse and worse. She was violently shaking, and her eyes would roll to the back of her head. It looked like she was having ... more

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The story of a young Ethiopian pastoralist who escapes his arranged marriage to fulfill a dream. An apparently normal student who is willing to reach a balance between his tribe's costumes and the dream of becoming an educated man. A life straddled between tradition and modernity, and a commitment to discover the good in both.

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Sri Lanka, 2010. Vijay is a 70 year-old man who makes his living by singing on the urban buses and cross-country trains. A chance encounter with a long-lost relation gives Vijay some devastating news; his brother is very ill and has little time left to live. Vijay has not seen his brother for twenty-five years, but the news forces him to seriously contemplate his feud with his family. He decides to make the journey to his hometown of Kandy to visit him and seek forgiveness. As the trip progresse... more

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Oliver is trapped in his own body. He was born a girl, but feels like a boy. Everything feels wrong as he meets himself in the mirror. He hides his breasts and lowers his voice before he walks out the door. He asks: "What do you think when you see me?" The creation of a new identity has just begun.

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Sri Lanka, 2010. Vijay is a 70 year-old man who makes his living by singing on the urban buses and cross-country trains. A chance encounter with a long-lost relation give...more
 
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After surviving the horrors of the Cambodian genocide of the late 70s, Sun Peau, a young widow of 23 years, fled his country and rebuilt a life in Belgium. Her son, intrigue...more
 
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What are the universal characteristics we humans share? Robbie Hart and Luc Côté explore this intriguing question as they meet again with five people they originall...more
 
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Imagine you had a searing migraine. Imagine half your body tingled like crazy. Now imagine you wake up in a strange bed, alone, unable to remember what had happened and i...more
 
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SEWING HOPE: The Story of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe captures the resilient nature of a nun who has significantly changed the lives of young women by restoring their dignity throug...more
 
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In December 2008, I began to make a film about my oldest friend, Tom. He had reached rock bottom after living a life in the fast lane, and was giving himself one last chance i...more
 
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