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Gustavo Dudamel, the amazingly gifted Venezuelan conductor, educated entirely though "El Sistema", leads this journey through the stories of some of the young people who are experiencing the joy of music in the most diverse and contrasting corners of the world. Filmed in seven different countries, "DUDAMEL: Let the Children Play" is an opportunity to glimpse the world of Gustavo Dudamel: orchestras, conducting, and the importance of art as a hopeful path to face the educational crisis worldwide... more

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'Darfur – War for Water' is about a mission, that Tomo Kriznar, a human rights activist and (former) Slovenian President Janez Drnovsek's special emissary in Darfur, made. While Kriznar presents Slovenian peace initiative to various fractions of Sudanese Liberation Army, he films the very emotional and invaluable talks with main rebel leaders and civilians. This is the first film about Darfur, which enables the rest of the world to have an insight into the mentality of the rebels in Darfur an... more

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In 2008, a series of attacks against Latino residents of Patchogue, New York culminated in the murder of Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorian immigrant who lived in the Long Island village for 13 years. Over a two-year period, the story follows Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri, the victim's brother Joselo Lucero, and diverse Patchogue residents as they address the underlying causes of the violence, work to heal divisions, and take steps to ensure everyone in their town will be safe and respected.

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‘La Violencia’ documents the lives of the indigenous Mayan women of Guatemala. Guatemala is explored from its violent history to its current fragile state, through the personal stories of indigenous women and activists and narrated by Aidan Gillen. Guatemala’s armed conflict tore the country apart for 36 years, claiming the lives of over 200,000 men, women and children. In 2013 Guatemala became the first country in history to put a former head of state on trial for genocide in a domestic cour... more

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This documentary film focuses on the global economic crisis—its impact on the working class and the responses by trade unions, government and big business in South Africa. It includes interviews with leading trade unionists, workers, community members, NGO workers and academics. This film is decidedly left-wing and critical in its approach and attempts to explain the crisis in Marxist terms. It also poses serious questions about the dominant responses to the crisis that hurts the working class an... more

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As the Sikh community in Oak Creek, Wisconsin prepares for Sunday prayers, a deadly hate attack shatters their lives but not their resilience. After six worshippers are killed by a white supremacist, the local community finds inspiration in the Sikh tradition of forgiveness and faith. Lieutenant Brian Murphy, shot 15 times in the attack, joins the mayor and police chief as they forge new bonds with the Sikh community. Young temple members, still grieving from the tragedy, emerge as leaders in th... more

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After his wife left him, a young filmmaker decided to move into the worst Gypsy ghetto in his country. A documentary about finding a new life in different culture surrounded by neo-Nazi movements.

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"The Love Prophet and the Children of God" is a riveting inside look at one of the world’s most enigmatic religious movements and its infamous founder, David Ber...more
 
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'Burzynski, the Movie' is an internationally award-winning documentary originally released in 2010 (with an Extended Edition released in 2011) that tells the true story of ...more
 
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Agnes, a widow whose husband was killed in fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, lives in a camp near Goma with her six children. Once a month, she gets a cal...more
 
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Seven years after the fall of Milosevic’s regime and the revolution on October 5th, 2000, Serbia is still a country largely isolated from the rest of the world where extrem...more
 
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Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. Turning to paw...more
 
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The Brazilian people love football, but they hate FIFA (the International Football Federation). Researcher Einar Braathen and award-winning film director Anne Kjerst...more
 
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