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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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The Dead WIll Guide Us: Teachings from Liberia's Civil War is the story of how the dead and nature, particularly elephants, have brought the human and natural communities together for peacemaking and reconciliation. As a result of several astonishing experiences and events documented here, traditional wisdom is increasingly recognized by civic leaders, peace builders, government officials, and NGO’s for its rightful role as a rich and reliable source of wisdom, supporting communities seeking t... more

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The Paper Nazis exposes one of the strangest and ugliest chapters in Canadian history as writer/director Andrew Wall confronts the anti-Semitism, fascism, and Nazism that existed during the 1930s in his hometown of Winnipeg. Told through dramatic reenactments and interviews with historians, The Paper Nazis sheds light on the formation of a movement and its means to distribute information to the masses.

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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 Germans, especially women, who have converted to Islam, has increased in the past years. Barbara, an elementary school teacher, found her new religion through her Turkish husband. Her family reacted with very mixed feelings. Christiane, a psychologist, and Susanne, a sales woman in a stone store, discovered Islam through Sufis... more

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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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From February to March 2011, 23,000 young Tunisians reached the island of Lampedusa, in the south of Italy. The Italian government is torn between its own rhetoric of closure and security on the one hand, and the urgent needs on the island, and doesn’t know what to do. The tiny island is going to collapse. The “humanitarian tsunami” dominates the political debate of those days: the Italian government calls it an invasion, accusing Europe of "leaving us to fend for ourselves". Northern an... 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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A portrait of the lives of fishermen in Humen Town, Dongguan, Guangdong in southern China. The fishermen earn their living by fishing at sea, but their hard work leave...more
 
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'The Cave of Fertility' is a holy cave where the sangomas or traditional healers of the Sotho people have lived for centuries. Pilgrims from all over Lesotho and South Afric...more
 
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Before she turned 15, Ela studied art with a famous painter. She performed a leading role in an opera and rubbed elbows with renowned composers and musicians. She appeared in ...more
 
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Louisa May Alcott was a tomboy, as was her heroine, Jo March, in Little Women. But Jo, like most literary tomboys, was tamed once she reached adolescence. Real-life tomboy...more
 
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The watchers become the watched as the dignity and dreams of an impoverished village are brought to life.
 
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The centuries-old custom of blood feuds has started blighting lives since the collapse of Communism in Albania, where many families live completely isolated and locke...more
 
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  • DORVON BERKH is a vocal ensemble of four soloist Masters of Mongolian overtone singing. JOHANN CURTET is a young French ethnomusicology researcher, who came up with the idea of persuading these soloists to join together to perform a series of concerts and produce a CD. This remarkable documentary, filmed on the vast steppes of Mongolia and in Le Man... more
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  • "Trip to the Red Planet" is a portrait of how laughter can make anyone fly, even in the most difficult of situations. 'Clowns Without Borders' is an international non-profit organisation whose principal objective is to bring laughter to refugee communities, mainly consisting of children who have been victims of natural disasters or wa... more
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  • The film chronicles the physical, psychological and sexual violence inflicted on women in Indian part of Jammu and Kashmir. It narrates the untold stories of victims who endured social, economical, physical, mental and emotional abuse.
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