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Ashmawi, the Egyptian hangman, to this day has executed more than 624 human beings condemned to death while h... more
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Twenty years after the genocide, Eugene Murangwa, the former goalkeeper of the National Football Team of Rwanda returns to his native country. In association with former teammate... more
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the humanity / seeing divinity in truth, peace, beauty & benevolence / shackled by beating beast beneath / awaits for elevation of nature. /// becoming divine / the prime feature / of being human / lost in front news / headlines from countries / developed and not / visible or not / lost in illusion induced by boundless greed survival creed / lost for the apathy, insensitivity, insecurity. /// birthed from navel of love divine / all Srishti / a spectacular spectrum of life, in hues see... more

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In Rio de Janeiro, about 13 km from Christ the Redeemer, two Portuguese brothers ventured into the most feared favela (slum) of Brazil with 300,000 people. Once, this was the city’s largest store-room for weapons and drugs and it is known as Complexo do Alemão. In 2007, during the period of stronger tension and violence in Rio, they closely lived the largest police operation ever launched in that state; they felt in their skin what it is to wake up with the sound of gunfire and often to slee... more

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Shorty, who is a former gang member, and Tita, who escaped an abusive marriage, join forces to help repair the next generation in their community and their country.

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A documentary about the personal suffering of the director in the Damascus suburbs under siege during the Summer of 2012. The film tells about the circumstances of the siege and its nature. It sheds light on the role of activists and reflect how the director tries to hold feelings of revenge at bay while trying to hold on to the vision of a transitional justice.

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It is estimated that up to 140 million women and girls have undergone some form of female genital mutilation, FGM, otherwise known as female circumcision. FGM should not be viewed as an isolated practice. It occurs in 28 countries, and its justification is that it is an important initiation which reinforces virginity, chastity, purity, marriageability and fidelity, and in some African countries affects over 90% of the female population. This film, narrated by Meryl Streep, reports from four countrie... 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 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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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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Mamá Chocó tells the story of Paulina, an Afro-Colombian woman who with her family was displaced from her native land in Chocó because of the Colombian internal conflic...more
 
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PUREZA: The Story is Negros Sugar" is a full-length documentary film on the struggling sugar industry of the island of Negros in the Philippines and how a piece o...more
 
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A short documentary about Filomena Barros Dos Reis (Mana Mena) from Timor-Leste. Mana Mena is a human rights and justice activist and the project coordinator for a peac...more
 
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What changes in human beings after they are victims of armed conflict? What does it mean to live displaced by the border violence between two countries? More than a million and ...more
 
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Broken Record is a poetic journey through Iraq in search of an Iraqi/Turkmen song, which the filmmaker Parine Jaddo’s mother used to sing, and recorded with her brothers i...more
 
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Shot in Lapland and Brazil, this film is about Man’s relationship with Nature, from indigenous peoples' point of view. Listen to the oral culture of the Saamis from th...more
 
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  • This one-hour documentary takes an unconventional look at the mother-daughter relationship. Mirrors that Bind features interviews with women and girls of diverse ages, cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. The film challenges the traditional role of motherhood and explores how these stereotypes interfere with a woman’s sense o... more
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