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The third largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya is home to an impoverished, orphaned, twelve-year old girl named Lorna. Sh... more
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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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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 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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What would you do if some day someone came to your home and told you it would be flooded? The construction of a hydroelectric power plant threatens the valley of the Magdalena River, its flora, fauna, people and their way of living. A group of peasants and fishermen, who have grown up under the shadow of “El Gigante” (the giant), struggles against the multinational companies Enel, Endesa and Impregilo. These companies are constructing the power plant despite the voices of disagreement but wit... 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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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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Faces of Change highlights the story of five activists from five different continents who relay unique video dispatches from their respective corners of the world. From their communities in Brazil, India, Mauritania, Bulgaria and the United States, these activists go behind the camera to find a common voice denied them because of their social, racial, gender or ethnic background. They walk us through their lives, experiences and societies, as we see the world through their eyes. Their intimate video... more

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Deep in the jungle of Mato Grosso, in the upper course of the Xingu, this sparkling documentary follows preparations for a Jamurikumalu ritual: a festival of singing an...more
 
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DESAMPARADOS follows the story of several Hispanic families throughout the USA, who have lost their homes and jobs due to the 2008 crisis. The film showcases how these familie...more
 
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Why do Crashes happen? Impossible Debt! How is impossible debt created? Simple. There are more principal debts than there is Principal in existence. Invest 4 minutes in thi...more
 
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The Hainan Hakka are a little-known branch of the Hakka people. In their home far from the mainland, they have managed to maintain cultural traditions from the Centra...more
 
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On October 28, 2009, FBI agents shot and killed Imam Luqman Ameen Abdullah in a Dearborn warehouse. It was the first killing of a Muslim religious leader in the U.S. b...more
 
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Bologna, August 2nd, 1980: The most powerful bombing attack in Italy since WWII. The Bologna train station massacre caused 85 deaths and 200 injuries, with unspeakabl...more
 
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