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Rodrigo is a young deaf man from Recife, northeast Brazil who works installing car stereos in a small dealership on the outskirts of town. Despite his deafness, sound penetrates his day to day life and he harnesses its vibrations, allowing it to pulse through his veins.

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Poland, mid 60's. A fragmented family in a poor neighborhood. The mother, separated from her Polish husband, spends most of her time working to provide the basic needs for her two sons, who are 10 and 14 years old. Left to their own devices, the boys join a neighborhood gang with a strong Neo-Nazi orientation. One day the gang enters a Jewish neighborhood, beating and stabbing some youngsters, and are arrested by the police. The mother succeeds in convincing the police to release her sons, but i... more

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Munira digs the earth bare handed to recover the bones of his son, killed during Srebrenica’s genocide. Not even mines frighten her. Aida was raped in the same occurrence and cannot give birth to any son anymore. These are some of the stories of Srebrenica’s Muslim mothers. Although 20 years have gone by, they will never cease to suffer. Even though only in the form of bone pieces, they still hope to see their beloved heading home.

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The director’s father, who did not know how to use a computer, left her an autobiography via e-mail. The 43 e-mails are a regretful autobiography of the director’s father, as well as a letter for forgiveness and reconciliation with his family members, with whom he had not really talked. It recounts his whole life through many notable events such as the Korean War, the Vietnam War, 88’s Seoul Olympic, New Town Development project, etc. The director reflects on the life an... more

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When Ursula Bodmer came into the world deaf and blind in 1951, her mother abandoned her immediately after giving birth. The doctors in Zurich did not expect her to live long. But despite such prognoses, Ursula is now a 60-year-old woman – cared for with a great deal of affection for five decades by Anita Utzinger, her foster mother. Where does Ursula get her strength to live? And where does Anita Utzinger get the energy for her relationship with Ursula? The film tells this story in stirring image... more

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Arnaud is a young man of twenty. Following the death of his mother three years ago, he has dropped out of his studies and taken refuge in food to fill the void. He now weighs 177 kilos and lives with his father, with whom he quarrels constantly. Arnaud has reached the point where he has decided to undergo a stomach reduction operation...

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"Not a Statistic" is about the Hollis family's daily struggle with mitochondrial disease, their fight to find a cure, and their passion to make a difference.

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