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Zach Sobiech is a 17-year-old diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. With only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. Zach Sobiech passed away on May 20, 2013. Our hearts and prayers are with his family and friends. We are forever touched by his story. Thank you for sharing your life and music with us, Zach. You are dearly missed and loved.

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In "Concrete Youth" we follow the daily life of three twenty somethings, who find refuge in a youth movement for youngsters in poverty, called ‘Betonne Jeugd‘ (‘Concrete Youth’). They describe the place as their home, a family they never had. From an early age, they have confronted lots of difficulties. Nevertheless, they keep their heads up and find support in each other to move on in life.

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"Out of Love" is a film about love and violence. When does abuse start? Is your partner abusing you when she’s bullying you in front of your friends? Is abuse always physical? Where is the limit? Where is your limit? Two male victims and a female abuser give open-hearted accounts of their personal experiences. What influence did the violence have on their relationship? And what influence did it have on their lives? "Out io Love" shows us how we try with our best intentions to kee... more

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Documentary, 27’, 2013, by Leila Jinkings and Sidnei Pires The family of Hiram de Lima Pereira had a central and unifying element in music and poetry. Journalist, actor and poet, disappeared politician, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. His daughters sing the song composed by Hiram in prison and the songs left by his mother, a musician. The whole soundtrack is a family creation. A look at the person that transcends the political. Festivals: IIDFF 2013 (Greece): Bes... more

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Stricken, but not struck down, by a slough of mental illnesses, Jimmy Leung’s drive to be an action movie star becomes something of a reality as he and director Ryan Flowers train to become healthy and stable, and make a movie together.

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Witch Hazel Advent tells the story of John Rule, a poet and peace activist living off the grid in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. John and his wife Margaret found their home on the upper headwaters of Frog Bayou creek in 1963. After years of teaching English in various small Southern colleges while trying to homestead on their remote piece of land during their vacations, they were able to put away their nomadic existence and enjoy their first real home together. Although Margaret was 16 year... more

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Dance Your Asperger’s Off (DYAO) is a story about improving one’s his mental and physical health through the language of movement. DYAO features a teenage boy, Zach Robertin, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome. Zach was teased and bullied when he was younger, but dance changed his life. After hearing his amazing achievements, Dancers and Health Together, Inc. felt the need to share his story.

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An estimated one million people in the United States have aphasia, but most people have never heard of it. Aphasia is a communication condition caused by damage to the languag...more
 
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