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What is the lasting impact of divorce and separation on the children of "failed" marriages? In this critically acclaimed film, five young people sit down to discuss openly their parents' separation, often in the presence of both parents, and often asking important questions that have remained unsaid for years. A shocking and surprisingly uplifting insight into the reality of modern family life.

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Against the backdrop of segregation, Vivien Thomas, a black carpenter’s apprentice with a genius for surgery, and Dr. Alfred Blalock, a renowned white surgeon, dared to defy medical gospel by forging a partnership that changed the course of medical history. The two men’s work together led to one of the century’s major breakthroughs – a daring heart operation that has saved thousands of children afflicted with a congenital heart defect called “Blue Baby Syndrome.” With only ... more

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You’re in your early twenties and you need to figure out what’s next. The world around you is overwhelming and the idea of joining the end of a long queue isn’t that attractive. So, you run for the hills. Audrey and her boyfriend become sheepherders for a summer season, leading their flock over the common pastures at high altitude. Join Audrey on a personal journey through the French Alps, and through her relationship with her boyfriend. Experience the discrepancy between her romanti... more

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Six brave women come together to tell their stories, they share their journey with sexual abuse, trafficking, cancer, and loss. They have all used different forms of art to heal and to help inspire others to tell their stories of pain and loss and to focus on finding a positive way to move forward. They share in a bold and courageous manner, without sugar-coating, and are able to finally tell the truth of their lives.

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"Writing Against Death" is a documentary that looks at the subject of the death penalty from a special perspective, that of an involved protagonist: Ursula Corbin from Switzerland, who makes a personal contribution towards the abolition of the death penalty by building up a close and long personal relationship - through letters and visits - with an inmate on death row in Livingston, Texas, thus introducing a shred of humanity into a system that is so inhumane. The film tries to answer question... more

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A VERY SHORT WAR is a deeply personal story – one that resonates with and speaks to every name found chiseled into memorial monuments scattered throughout the world’s cities and country towns. It revolves around the short life of Jack Clifford (Cliff) Carpenter, a pioneer Australian aviator of the 1930’s. Cliff had designed and built his first aeroplane as a teenager and sadly lost his life at the age of 28 in the darkening skies over Norway on the day of the German invasion. He left behind ... more

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In Dancing Alone, director and writer Biene Pilavci poses the question, “Can my four siblings and I succeed in building relationships with other people, after many years marked by hatred and extreme violence? Can we succeed even if neither our parents nor their parents were able to?” When she was 12, Biene Pilavci ran away from her violent home and moved to a girl's care home. Today she is 33-years old and have realized that she carries her past everywhere she goes. Dancing Alone is ... more

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Saadat Hasan Manto was not only the most controversial writers of the Indian sub-continent but also the most loved and revered. On his birth centenary, we travel to the ol...more
 
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Through his memories of the chirola (prison), Pedro helps us to learn what confinement could mean to someone either outside or behind bars. His philosophy of life and freedo...more
 
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The story of Bilaal Rajan who decided to become a 'giver' when he was just 4 years old. From earthquakes to Tsunami to Aids, every time there is a disaster that affect...more
 
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Never be Clever is a portrait of Wouter (37), an autistic man with a passion for guitars and erotic comics. His brother paints dark landscapes. Both brothers still live a...more
 
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The author William Saroyan, the child of an exiled Armenian family, was born in the United States in 1908. He always portrayed himself as an American and a Bitlis‐tsi, a...more
 
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The Aquadettes are a group of elderly synchronized swimmers from Leisure World, a retirement community nestled in Orange County, California, who regular practice routine...more
 
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