In SHOWCASE Now:

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Danica, Kael and Emily redefine their gender identities in their own terms showing resilience and strength in their fight to live their true heart and soul. Searching for understanding and respect, these brave individuals share their continuous struggles throughout the various phases of their life cycle and transitioning process. In spite of facing ignorance, prejudice and discrimination, their personal horizons mirror the vicissitudes, aspirations and dreams of the trans communities in contemporar... more

26mins
 
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Francis Maladry, known as «Beaudelot», is a painter from the north of France who no longer paints, owing to illness; a painter who still sketches from memory. In his studio/living room, the artist is shown in his daily routine, and the film examines his relationship with creativity over the course of time. And in Beaudelot’s cheery lair, painting is everywhere: it nestles in a pool of a light, it can be seen in an unlikely collection of pipes lying in ash, a female skull perched under plants, th... more

1hr 10mins
 
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Dance Your Asperger’s Off (DYAO) is a story about improving one’s his mental and physical health through the language of movement. DYAO features a teenage boy, Zach Robertin, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome. Zach was teased and bullied when he was younger, but dance changed his life. After hearing his amazing achievements, Dancers and Health Together, Inc. felt the need to share his story.

22mins
 
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"At the age of 15, I was involved in a severe car accident. In the film, I pursued the challenge of finding love and sex. I met disabled and non-disabled men and searched for my place in a love equation. I was in for a surprise."

30mins
 
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Stricken, but not struck down, by a slough of mental illnesses, Jimmy Leung’s drive to be an action movie star becomes something of a reality as he and director Ryan Flowers train to become healthy and stable, and make a movie together.

25mins
 
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One of millions of Americans with a developmental or intellectual disability, Riley Campbell was beaten because of his. Such a bias crime is not unusual. What is unusual is a successful conviction of the attackers. This is a story about Riley's recovery from a brutal beating and his own participation in bringing justice to his life.

18mins
 
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"Out of Love" is a film about love and violence. When does abuse start? Is your partner abusing you when she’s bullying you in front of your friends? Is abuse always physical? Where is the limit? Where is your limit? Two male victims and a female abuser give open-hearted accounts of their personal experiences. What influence did the violence have on their relationship? And what influence did it have on their lives? "Out io Love" shows us how we try with our best intentions to kee... more

31mins
 
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UNDISCOVERED STORIES: Refresh
Cali was born in 1998. At four months old, she started to shake her head uncontrollably, like she was havin... more

STORY.TELLERS IN SPOTLIGHT:

  • Ursula Biemann
    Switzerland
  • Alexandria Hamm...
    United States
  • Marta Libertad ...
    Spain
  • Anjali Monteiro...
    India
  • Jorge Marzuca
    Chile
  • Marius van Stra...
    South Africa
  • Malteser Intern...
    Germany
  • Gemma Sethsmith
    United Kingdom
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