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Indian Summer tells the unexpected and uplifting story of a top French oncologist who travels to India with one of his former patients to try and understand how traditional India... 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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A blue-collar "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," "Jessie's Dad" follows Lunsford's journey from a West Florida trailer park to Capitol Hill and state capitals and as he fights to convince lawmakers to wise up and crack down on sex predators. This hour-long documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at a grieving father's struggle to make a difference as he adapts to a peculiar brand of celebrity. Lunsford is driven by the knowledge that police could have saved Jessie's life. John Couey, an absconde... 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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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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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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Lourdes and Mentxu Arrieta were born with a serious problem: although they were sisters and used to spend all their time together, an illness concerning their bodies prevented them from communicating with each other. They couldn't use neither voice nor hands. Then, one day, they found their own and original way to do it: through the movements of their eyes. Moving the iris, in silence, is how they communicate. A communication system that was completely original and everyone around them though... more

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From a suburban backyard to the world stage, Jayson Sutcliffe 'ROLLERBOY' skated his way to the top. Channelling his superheroes, including the Bionic Woman an...more
 
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"Not a Still Life" is a documentary portrait of Steve Stone, a spirited, older gay, Jewish man who shares the naked truth of the struggles, joys and sorrows of hi...more
 
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“Wally” is a film named after a middle-aged man, who, in spite of congenital disabilities, has made a life on the land he loves, surrounded by neighbors and family who car...more
 
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Set in the San Francisco Bay Area, "Living Inside Out" is a short experimental documentary that explores the challenge of reentering society through the eyes of three formerl...more
 
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This film tells the story of an Israeli Jerusalemite family with four grown up daughters. Both parents were born in Palestine (Israel) and the family home was basicall...more
 
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A story about Isabella, a young woman instilled with the dreams of her mother's sacrifices: for her daughter to have a better life by accessing the educational opportunitie...more
 
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