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A shocking documentary about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea. Using previously secret and classified photos, film and documents, this will be the first English-language documentary about the struggle of the brave people of Gangjeong Village who are opposing the military advance of the United States, just as thei... more

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The Chinese Department of Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou staged the Chinese debut of The Vagina Monologue in Dec. 2003. Since then, this feminist play, which comes from the US and is committed to the elimination of gender-based violence, had incited a vagina hurricane that blew all over Mainland China. Zhihe Society of Fudan University, Shanghai Beaver Club, Beijing Bcome Group, all these different crews performed this play in various ways. On campuses they performed, in theatres the... more

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After the breakout of the "February 17th Revolution” in Libya, there is a place whose name is frequently mentioned and heard. This place seems to hold such creepy secrets that even after the revolution, nothing has been revealed about it. "Abu-salim Prison” is a symbol of the imprisonment of a nation within its own borders. This imprisoned nation has been doomed under dictatorship of a cruel leader—that is, General Gaddafi. The documentary "Mysteries of Abu-salim Prison” uses the testimonie... more

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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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The human body can only handle so much pain before the mind is permanently scarred. This graphic depiction of inhuman acts follows the stories of five people from around the world, who endured torture and lived to tell the horrific tales. Their tales of cruelty and torture, while unique in circumstance, time period, and location, display shocking similarities. From the dungeons of a Syrian prison, to the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" in Vietnam, Director Murad Amayreh, delves deep into the darkest secrets o... more

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'Low Definition Control' is a film about images. Surveillance cameras, ultrasound detectors and MRI images in medicine are fabricating models of conformist behaviour and healthy bodies but as well of anomalies, suspicion and hidden risks. In times of terrorist threat, risk prevention and all-embracing phantasms of control and surveillance these images foreshadow a possible future. 'Low Definition Control' is a feature documentary science-fiction film about this future.

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In 2009, U.S. Marines launched a major helicopter assault on a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan. Within hours of being dropped deep behind enemy lines, 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris’s unit (US Marines Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment) is attacked from all sides. Cut off and surrounded, the Marines fight a ghostlike enemy and experience immense hostility from displaced villagers caught in the middle. Embedded in Echo Company during the assault, photojournalis... 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 Lo...more
 
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"Resistance and Sabotage!": An intimate documentary about the resistance at the airport of Nantes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes: It´s just a matter of time befor...more
 
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Ten years after the policy-changing and award-winning film, The Dying Rooms, the same team returns to a very different China where the infamous One-Child Policy has had th...more
 
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Bombarded by ads, billboards, signs, posters and shop window splendors, we walk the streets unaware of an entire world displayed for all and yet unseen. Graffiti, mural...more
 
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This documentary is part of the humanitarian campaign “Education in Gaza, a seed for peace”, initiated by UNESCOcat in 2009. UNESCOcat and the Escola Valencian...more
 
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A shocking documentary about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveal...more
 
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