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An hour-long documentary that explores the causes behind the 119 self-immolations known to have taken place in Tibet since 2009. Combining smuggled videos, first-hand accounts and interviews with experts, scholars, and officials, this film provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at the recent history of Tibet and the powerful forces that lie at the heart of one of the largest waves of political self-immolations in history.

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Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. Turning to pawn shops, check cashing services, and using payday loans to meet basic financial needs can be costly for many of us, with $89 billion a year going to fees and interest for using these types of alternative financial services. It’s time for change. New technology, new ideas and encouraging dialogue around this issue can hel... more

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'A Closer Walk' is the first film to provide a definitive portrayal of humankind's confrontation with the global AIDS epidemic. Directed, written, and produced by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimer, and narrated by Glenn Close and Will Smith, the film explores the intricate relationship between health, dignity, and human rights, and shows how the harsh realities of AIDS in the world are an expression of the way the world really is. Inclusive interviews with individuals from all walks of life, includin... more

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This documentary chronicles White Americans reflecting on white racial identity and racism. Areas the video explores include: the question of how people of European descent were transformed into "White" people; what it means to be White; White privilege; the difference between personal prejudices and societal racism; and how White people can challenge contemporary form of societal racism. Interviews for the film took place in 15 cities throughout the U.S. including San Francisco, Oaklan... more

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Chiapas, Mexico. Artificial cities are built across the state as a way to fight poverty. The image of hundreds of houses piled up one beside the other, in contrast with rural landscapes where they stand. "Sustainable Rural Cities" is the state program that seeks to "provide every service" to the people of Chiapas. Housing, full employment, health and education. Progress and modernity as flags of a single model that looks down on and ignores Indians/natives and farmers.

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"Resistance and Sabotage!": An intimate documentary about the resistance at the airport of Nantes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes: It´s just a matter of time before this becomes the new airport of Nantes. Young people start to move onto the land which has been left abandoned. In addition to building tree houses and growing their own vegetables, the activists are carrying out spectacular actions. The “Resistance” movement becomes a national one, support for these opposing the airport escalate... more

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(Texte en français ci-dessous.) "Garbage" portrays the impoverished life of men living in public landfills, who subsist on the sale of the recyclable material they collect. They make 10 Turkish lira (about US$5) a day, and they must give half of that meager salary to the landfill owner. Public institutions and the authorities remain indifferent in the face of this inhumane situation. --- "Garbage" traite de la vie misérable des hommes qui vivent dans les décharges publiques. Il... more

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The watchers become the watched as the dignity and dreams of an impoverished village are brought to life.
 
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Afghanistan is a country where day does not fade into night without news of bombings and killings, and we have certainly noticed that the Western media has alway...more
 
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North Korea lies somewhere between a 1930's Soviet Union frozen in time and a dark, futuristic vision of society... as imagined back in the 70's. "Land of Whispers" invite...more
 
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In the 2005 State of the Union address, Bush cited Egypt as the country that will pave the way for democracy in the Middle East. Three women, unable to sit by while thei...more
 
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Syria’s Lost Generation is the intensely personal story of two Syrian teenagers, Muna and Jihan, living unsettled lives as refugees. The film tackles a pressing contemporar...more
 
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There are more than 500,000 domestic workers living in Spain today. The large majority are migrant women from Latin American countries. Through the stories of three Lati...more
 
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  • The Indigenous Community of Q'eros, situated in the Amazon between the Andes and Cusco, has maintained its cultural identity for over 500 years, even after the Spanish invasion. Its cosmological vision compiles and recreates the Andean world's essential thoughts and notions, the depositary of which is Inkarri or “Life's Thought”. Thi... more
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  • In this powerful documentary, director Barbara Doran tells the story of three battered women who, after years of violence, kill their abusers. These women killed when they felt they had no other options: the police and the courts did not protect them, and society failed to take them seriously.
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