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Berlin has always attracted individuals with unusual ways of life, which don't conform to normal social convention... more
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The film “Women's Dreams” addresses the phenomenon of German women who have converted to Islam. Islamic centers and mosques in Germany confirm that the number of German... more
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Faces of Change highlights the story of five activists from five different continents who relay unique video dispatches from their respective corners of the world. From their communities in Brazil, India, Mauritania, Bulgaria and the United States, these activists go behind the camera to find a common voice denied them because of their social, racial, gender or ethnic background. They walk us through their lives, experiences and societies, as we see the world through their eyes. Their intimate video... more

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The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age, Ben Lewis’ film takes us through the changing world of poverty. You go to sleep, you dream, you become poor through the ages. And when you awake, what can you say about poverty now? There are still very poor people, to be sure, but the new poverty has more to do with inequality…

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In THE FIGHT TO FORGIVE, we meet six Liberian former child soldiers who are training as grassroots peacebuilders and re-entering their villages with a new mission of peace and reconciliation. Having traded their weapons for soccer balls, cameras, and storytelling circles, these young Liberians embark on a remarkable journey out of war. With unprecedented access to young ex-combatants and their former commander, the film follows the group for five years of life after war. During thei... more

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In ancient China, education was the only way out of poverty – in recent times it has been the best way. China’s economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created the belief that to study is to escape poverty. But these days, China’s education system only leads to jobs for a few, educating a new generation into unemployment and despair.

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This film tells more than just stories about children’s slavery. It speaks about the amazing capacity of resistance and the desperate search of five children from Mozambique to preserve their own values, and it confronts us with our ability to change the world, protecting what’s fragile.

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What would you do if some day someone came to your home and told you it would be flooded? The construction of a hydroelectric power plant threatens the valley of the Magdalena River, its flora, fauna, people and their way of living. A group of peasants and fishermen, who have grown up under the shadow of “El Gigante” (the giant), struggles against the multinational companies Enel, Endesa and Impregilo. These companies are constructing the power plant despite the voices of disagreement but wit... more

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The town of Puerto Berrío sits on a bend in Colombia's Magdalena River. For over 30 years, local townspeople have fished out the remains of victims of violence drifting downstream. Ordinarily, these unidentified corpses, known as NNs (No Names), would be destined for a mass grave. However, for decades, local townspeople have adopted these bodies and given them names; they decorate their tombs and bring them water, gifts and flowers. In exchange, it is believed that the living are awarded protectio... more

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Musicians without Borders (MwB), established in 1999, is a global network organization using the power of music for healing and reconciliation in areas torn by war an...more
 
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Focusing on public education, The War on Kids demonstrates how American public schools have become modeled after prisons in response to fear and a burgeoning intolerance o...more
 
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For the last forty years in Indonesia, we have been watching a shadow play. We have seen the Wayangs or shadow puppets acting out a drama and though we were unable to catch th...more
 
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The story of Felipe, one of thousands of children have been evicted, soon turned the excitement for the World Cup™ into sorrow as the city decided to evict his community t...more
 
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Psy-ops, or black-ops, set everyone up for their fall in strategic places like Kashmir. Agitators cause trouble, trigger discontent, to which security forces respond. S...more
 
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‘A piece of land to toil and a house’. This is Krishnammal's simple vision to liberate the oppressed communities from bondage and give them an option to creat...more
 
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