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A group of Italian people living in Barcelona follow with increasing alarm the news of their country they see reported in the Spanish mass media: violent episodes of racism, corruption, job insecurity, deterioration of the public health system, Mafia power, arrogance, destruction of the land. Civil society in their country is changing and people accept it. The group in Barcelona must to do something to support the many expressions of resistance, ranging from land protection to defendin... 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 the thoughts-in-action of its creator, the controversial and charismatic educator Therezita Pagani. The documentary takes us to a school where children are above any formulaic educational methods, and where nature, art, conflicts, magic, and popular culture all conduct the meeting of these children, who live daily among different ag... more

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In the 2005 State of the Union address, Bush cited Egypt as the country that will pave the way for democracy in the Middle East. Three women, unable to sit by while their country is on the brink of drastic change, start a grassroots movement, to educate and empower the public by raising awareness on the meaning of democracy. They name their campaign "Shayfeen.com” which translates to "We Are Watching You". "We Are Watching You” is a film about the highs and lows of the first year of thei... more

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130 million babies are born each year, and not one of them decides where they’ll be born or how they’ll live. In Cambodia, you’re likely to be born to a family living on less than $1/day. In Sierra Leone chances of surviving the first year are half those of the worldwide average. Brian Hill takes a worldwide trip to meet the newest generation – In the US Starr’s new baby could well be one more of 1.6 million homeless children now living in the streets.

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Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conflict that the United Nations describes as the deadliest in the world since World War II. Rwanda and Uganda, both US allies, invaded the Congo (then Zaire) in 1996 and then again in 1998, which triggered an enormous loss of lives, systemic sexual violence and rape, and widespread looting of Congo’s spectacular natural wealth. The ongoing conflict, instability, weak institutions, dependency and poverty in the Congo are a product of ... more

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Summer in Utopia is the story of a hippie anarchist community founded in 1971 in downtown Copenhagen, where more than 900 inhabitants currently live an alternative, communal lifestyle without private property. In recent years, they have been fighting to survive the threats of the State. We will see what new challenges this community faces today.

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The film tells the story of four families, who, in the process of the South-to-North Water Transfer Project, were forced to leave the Danjiang River Reservoir area. Before the removal, villagers on the island lived a leisurely and rich fishing life. However, since 2010, when the government initiated the project, fishermen have had to move to a plains which is 200 km away. People felt helpless, anxious and angry. Under the supervision of the government, they had to leave their homeland where the... more

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26th February 1884. Scenes of joy at the Radziwill Palace in Berlin to celebrate the end of negotiations at the Berlin Conference on Africa, which had lasted for four months...more
 
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