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Renowned cornet virtuoso Jim Klages was at the height of his career as the soloist for the elite 'President's Own' U.S. Marine Band in Washington, D.C. But when the happily marrie... more
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"Not a Statistic" is about the Hollis family's daily struggle with mitochondrial disease, their fight to find a cure, and their passion to make a difference.

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Munira digs the earth bare handed to recover the bones of his son, killed during Srebrenica’s genocide. Not even mines frighten her. Aida was raped in the same occurrence and cannot give birth to any son anymore. These are some of the stories of Srebrenica’s Muslim mothers. Although 20 years have gone by, they will never cease to suffer. Even though only in the form of bone pieces, they still hope to see their beloved heading home.

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The Passions and Politics of Ed Edelman, narrated by Tom Brokaw, is the inspirational story of the life and career of Edmund D. Edelman, a political visionary whose courage and humanity transformed the fabric of life in Southern California. Told through archival footage and poignant interviews, the film provides a journey through Los Angeles' history over the past half-century.

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Arnaud is a young man of twenty. Following the death of his mother three years ago, he has dropped out of his studies and taken refuge in food to fill the void. He now weighs 177 kilos and lives with his father, with whom he quarrels constantly. Arnaud has reached the point where he has decided to undergo a stomach reduction operation...

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Poland, mid 60's. A fragmented family in a poor neighborhood. The mother, separated from her Polish husband, spends most of her time working to provide the basic needs for her two sons, who are 10 and 14 years old. Left to their own devices, the boys join a neighborhood gang with a strong Neo-Nazi orientation. One day the gang enters a Jewish neighborhood, beating and stabbing some youngsters, and are arrested by the police. The mother succeeds in convincing the police to release her sons, but i... more

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When Ursula Bodmer came into the world deaf and blind in 1951, her mother abandoned her immediately after giving birth. The doctors in Zurich did not expect her to live long. But despite such prognoses, Ursula is now a 60-year-old woman – cared for with a great deal of affection for five decades by Anita Utzinger, her foster mother. Where does Ursula get her strength to live? And where does Anita Utzinger get the energy for her relationship with Ursula? The film tells this story in stirring image... more

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This is a true story of Dr. Ata Safavi, a retired urologist who used to live in Toronto for the last four years. In 1947, at the age of 20, Safavi who was a leftist activist in Iran was threatened by (Mohammad Reza) Shah’s agents with exile to a remote town in south of Iran. Thus, he decided to escape to the Soviet Union, which many Iranians envisioned as a Communist's paradise. For his attempted illegal entry into the Soviet Union, he was immediately captured and sentenced to two years i... more

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  • Arnaud is a young man of twenty. Following the death of his mother three years ago, he has dropped out of his studies and taken refuge in food to fill the void. He now weighs 177 kilos and lives with his father, with whom he quarrels constantly. Arnaud has reached the point where he has decided to undergo a stomach reduction operation...
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  • Renowned cornet virtuoso Jim Klages was at the height of his career as the soloist for the elite 'President's Own' U.S. Marine Band in Washington, D.C. But when the happily married family man notices a strange tingling in his arm and nearly drops his cornet, everything begins to change. The diagnosis: multiple sclerosis. What follows is a series o... more
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  • El Chogüí is the story of a dream. It is the dream of thousands of men and women, excluded from prosperity, who search for this dream wherever they can find it. It is the dream of two young people, Luis (El Chogüí) and his sister Lucila. They live with their parents, poor farmers, in a small town in southern Mexico. With the idea of seekin... more
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