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Silent Journey chronicles the life and evolution of a remarkable young man named David, who is both autistic and deaf, and his transcendence into adulthood and th... more
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Else Marie Pade (b.1924) was one of the pioneers of electronic music in Denmark. She worked at Danmark's Radio where she developed her own sound inspired by people like Pierre Schaeffer. Today, she is very popular among the young electronic musicians and her music is being remixed endlessly.

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The movie talks about a Slovenian man picturing the world of images from the past. We experience this world with Rudolf Strmečnik, or Ruda, through his revival and recreation of old traditions, work life, and habits. His versatile skills are the center of events. In this film, there are no descriptions, comments, or explanations from the outside. Ruda starts working with old tools as a coal miner, charcoal maker, and wood worker, showing us a different image and an authentic outfit of events b... more

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This is the story of Ami, a man who while unable to move any part of his body, still manages to move each and every one of us, as he teaches us a part of life's intimate dance. 39 POUNDS OF LOVE is the heartwarming story of Ami Ankilewitz, an American-born Israeli who, at the age of 1, was diagnosed with a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy. Due to his condition, he is immobile except for one finger, which he uses to work as a 3D animator. His doctor predicted that he would die before the age o... more

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From a family of doctors and artists, welcomed by the students of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa when he started writing ‘The Leopard’, surgeon and anthropologist Umberto Eco defined Antonio Pasqualino as "the man of the puppets". His love for the Sicilian Puppet Theatre matured in Palermo before the war and bloomed into the dedication of a great scholar, collector and promoter of the preservation of popular heritage. The narrative of the dedication of a whole life meshes with th... more

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Seven years earlier, Alicia was seriously injured in a car accident. It was her brain, rather than her body, that suffered, and this is the story of her long journey of recovery. Not content with just regaining a 'normal life,' Alicia pursues her original dreams of becoming an actress. Through Beth, the main character from Sam Shepard's play "A Lie of the Mind," Alicia is able to express the common experiences of brain injury, her alienation from society for being different, and her lack of inhibition... more

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The story of Sonya Shatalova is a story of a girl with muteness and autism. For Sonya, this film is the only way to share her vision and insights into the things that she sees and knows, that are not seen or known by others. The documentary is based on her diaries and poems. She wants to transmit a revealing and touching message, a message that may not be accepted by all the Russian society. IN AUT means to be out of the game, to be in the middle of nowhere, lost in time, with neither past no... more

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“Seeds Of Aloha” tells the story of the extraordinary life lived by Hawaii’s Renaissance Man, George Kahumoku Jr. He is a multiple Grammy Award & Hoku Award winning master slack key guitarist, songwriter, world-traveling performer, high school teacher and college professor, artist and sculptor, storyteller and writer, farmer and entrepreneur. His music, teaching, art, and influence have reached from Hawaii across the globe. George’s Hawaiian life is a harmonious example of how he is a produc... more

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It’s Sunday evening. The Eurofalsh performers take the stage, a familiar Eurovision song is heard, the choreography entertains, the audience is excited, and th...more
 
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A young guitar player puts his heart into music.
 
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My diving buddies are an inspiration. They may move around the world and underwater differently, but they refuse to be stuck, in a wheelchair or in life. Meet six members of Eel...more
 
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This award-winning documentary is the diary of a young videographer and his father as they climb the highest mountain in the world, Everest. A visual poem of stunnin...more
 
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Conceiving Family takes us inside the lives of five gay and lesbian couples that show the bravery, determination and humor it requires to rise above the legal system, societa...more
 
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What is the lasting impact of divorce and separation on the children of "failed" marriages? In this critically acclaimed film, five young people sit down to discus...more
 
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