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This documentary is filmed in the territory of the Miskito at the coast of Nicaragua and Honduras. It chronicles the life and work of the Pikineras women, who have recently moved into Miskito territory in the bay to find work in the business of buying and trading lobsters from the divers. We get a peak into the magical world of the Miskito, their mystical beliefs and strong, masculine worldviews. We learn about the fight of the Pikineras women and the discrimination they must face conductin... more

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Growing Fairness is a short documentary film about “growing” restorative justice in city schools. Often, passionate educators lead these cultural shifts in schools. The film examines the historical and political context for their resistance against the norm and shares the voices of youth who have seized the opportunity to lead, transforming their schools and themselves in the process.

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The documentary presents a number of testimonies from one of the worst eras of crimes against Earth and humanity in Iraq. The continuing wars have left millions of mines and war remnants in the ground, especially in the Shatt al-Arab district in Basra province. The inhabitants continue to suffer from mine explosions as they are forced to venture into the land to make a living. The film bravely discuss the social and humanitarian consequences that keep growing day after day.

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The incidental casualties of war are the individuals who lose family, property, limbs and lives. But sometimes collateral damage can describe what has happened to an entire nation. Ten years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, Iraq still suffers from the damage wrought in the overthrow of a dictator and the chaos that followed. Now, as Iraq adjusts after the withdrawal of American troops, what is the new reality of everyday life? What are the daily struggles for the ordinary people of thi... 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 physically, but his creativity and recording technique can make a difference. He then started filming a social campaign, which led to the creation of this film, "Days After n Coming". It was made in the hope that genuine scenes in the major mass media could be recovered in the depoliticized atmosphere of Hong Kong.

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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 care for a decent farewell and passing away. Through organ donation, Eva would like to add meaning to her death. A group of individuals who follow, study and understand the Belgian law of euthanasia, give us their insights on these complex issues.

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For seven years, Aly Muritiba worked in a prison in Brazil as a part of the Alpha team. After studying film and making a few short films himself, Aly is back in his old job with his former colleagues with the plan to make a film about the Alpha Team. The Alpha Team consists of 28 people, men and women from different backgrounds, who together are in charge of the prisons' around 1000 criminals. Walkiu is appointed as the leader of the team fully committed to improve the prison conditions. But as tim... more

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The film portrays the everyday life of a first-of-its-kind school for children and reveals the structural potential for sensitive, strong and real education through th...more
 
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WHAT IS THE FACE OF WAR? FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS, the government of Sri Lanka and the Tamil Tigers waged a civil war over demands for a separate Tamil homeland in the nort...more
 
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Let the Tyburn Nuns transport you to their nine monasteries. From the London streets along which martyrs were once drawn, to Atlantic harbours, Pacific fishing villages an...more
 
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Α documentary about the criminalization of HIV in Greece. The story of a group of HIV-positive women who were detained by the Greek Police, forcibly tested, charged wit...more
 
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"Alma doble" is a human and artistic encounter between two of the most important figures of Argentinian tango: Silvia Vladimivsky and Gustavo Beytelmann. During the dark year...more
 
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The film covers the attempt of a Gypsy leader and his team to run for election in 'white' Slovakia. What are the chances that Vlado Sendrei, a Roma activist, and hi...more
 
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