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After surviving the horrors of the Cambodian genocide of the late 70s, Sun Peau, a young widow of 23 years, fled his country and rebuilt a life in Belgium. Her son, intrigued by his mother's past, returns with her to Cambodia to shoot the remaining traces of its history.

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STOLEN MEMORIES is a detective story about filmmaker Kagan Goh’s personal quest to return a photo album “stolen” from a Japanese-Canadian family during the Japanese internment during World War II.

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Never before has a female filmmaker been accepted into a men's group, where everything that is said in the room stays in the room. The film portrays Chris, Robert, Wayne and Thomas, who are on their individual journeys toward realizing their purposes in life. Six months after joining the group, rookie Chris frees himself from the burden of his estranged father, while the group’s oldest member, Robert, reaches for courage to embrace his relationship to his girlfriend. For Wayne and Thomas, th... more

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Built between 1865 and 1876, Yerwada Central Prison (YCP), Pune, is one of the oldest prisons in India, with over 2500 inmates. In this film, six poets and artistes of the YCP share their work, their lives... Through their poems and musings, the film explores the modes in which they creatively cope with the pain and stigma of incarceration, in the process questioning their selfhood and the socially constructed divisions between ‘us' and ‘them', between the ‘normal' and the ‘deviant'.

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Six individuals describe their experiences with restraint and seclusion in schools, and the devastating physical and emotional injuries they suffered as a result.

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Identity, family secrets and World War II. When Yvonne's grandmother was 26, she had an experience that left deep emotional scars. The county of Finnmark was burned to the ground during WWII, and she, her husband and their three little children had to flee their home or face death. Taking care of the family was always an important part of her grandmother's life, but today the family has fallen out of touch with each other. This documentary follows Yvonne's attempt to gather the family to take one las... more

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Carmen lives in Almanjáyar, a Gypsy neighbourhood located on the outskirts of the city of Granada in Spain. Her days are spent in isolation and devoted to the care of her father, a conservative man and her mother, a virtually absent woman. Defying the rules of her community and her family, Carmen keeps secret an intense relationship with Sheila, a love that allows her to survive the world around her and shows her the possibility of a new life.

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Fourteen Greenlanders, all of whom have stories to tell, provide a fascinating portrait of a land and its people through their tales of childhood and youth. We hear, amon...more
 
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In a slide show in black and white, the spectator watches the director's memories of his grandmother. Accompanied by an intimate voice-over spoken by the director himsel...more
 
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TAKE A BOW is the extraordinary life story of Ingrid Clarfield, a remarkable music educator and highly respected Professor of Piano at Westminster Choir College at Ride...more
 
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Long established as a leading voice among composers of his generation, Michael Hersch is also one of the great pianists of our time. With “The Sudden Pianist...more
 
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