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The documentary "The Name of the Disease" explores the voices of patients, shamans, doctors, and varied health officials in some of the poorest parts of rural Rajasthan, India, t... more
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Cross Aid Post is a documentary about a clinic in Amsterdam’s red light district, where doctors voluntarily provide medical care for people without health insurance, mostly illegal immigrants and homeless people. Everybody staying in The Netherlands is entitled to medical help. By law it is now impossible for people who have no legal status to get health insurance. A new law (the Koppelingswet or Matching Act) made it impossible. There is a way to finance help for uninsured people: a fun... more

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GRANDIR, which means "TO GROW" in French, introduces the audience to a house that becomes the antithesis of common film orphanages. In this warm space, the children grow as free and responsible beings and little by little to reconcile with their difficult past. Through this documentary, director Etienne Moine and Bernard Josse show that with few resources, it is possible to grow up with respect and love.

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"A treatise to the beautiful awakening of the human heart and hope that has arisen in the American people, capturing the imagination and dreams of a new generation's struggle to create a better world." -Tim Hjersted, Films For Action

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Black and White and Dead All Over is an in-depth look at the newspaper industry as it struggles to remain financially viable and to keep the presses rolling. Through the voices of prominent journalists including Bob Woodward of the Washington Post and David Carr of the New York Times, we reveal an industry in the midst of a financial death spiral, as readers abandon print for online news sources. We see publishers and editors desperately trying to create a sustainable business model for their dyin... more

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Yunes is a young criminal. He has to come before the juvenile judge for robbing a tourist. He is one of the fourteen children who appears in the documentary Juvenile Judge, as a suspect and also because he’s been placed in a custodial facility and can’t go home. In 90 minutes, sad, cheerful, angry, big and small cases are presented in the film. Two sisters who can’t live with their mother anymore and who would rather stay in a foster family; a young pyromaniac; a seasoned burglar; ... more

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A feature documentary about the efforts of three dissimilar communities around the world in combating violent extremism. The film explores the complex world of Los Angeles gang members, Lebanese and Palestinian militias, and Pakistani militants. It also spotlights community leaders, religious leaders and educators who are facilitating the rehabilitation of radicalized youth. 'Back from the Brink' is used as a teaching tool for educators and parents in programs to counter violen... more

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Twenty years after the genocide, Eugene Murangwa, the former goalkeeper of the National Football Team of Rwanda returns to his native country. In association with former teammates who sheltered him during the 1994 genocide, Eugene is committed to rebuilding the bonds ruptured by decades of hatred. He undertakes a journey to confront the history of football, a sports that entertains close ties with the colonial past and the tragedy his country underwent. At the image of Rwandan society, Eugene seeks t... more

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The documentary examines how women’s roles in combat or combat support have evolved throughout the history of the United States. Ten women veterans were interviewed. Thei...more
 
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This documentary film is about people who "no longer have to pretend that they don't exist" was made as a gift from Czech Television for the Jedlička Institute for th...more
 
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This is a story about survival, recovery and faith. Growth and faith are both essential to the human existence and are shaped by personal experiences through life. It i...more
 
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An extended refugee family from Somalia, an interracial same-sex couple, a single mother in a housing cooperative, and a mother of six who has fostered nearly 50 children i...more
 
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Our project explores the causes and effects of gentrification in Wynwood. Through interviews with developers, gallerists, artists, community leaders, an...more
 
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The film captures the voices of 102 victims of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II. The film is about human resilience and th...more
 
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