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Aftershocks is about the transformation of the Welfare State into an ally of the Corporation. It examines the acquisition/displacement of two quake-affected villages for lignite mining/power generation. It probes the microcosm in the nature of a study "from below" of the globalisation of the Economy & the corporatisation of Democracy. On January 26, 2001, Kutch (Gujarat, India) was devastated by a massive earthquake. Over 20,000 people died and tens of thousands of homes were destroyed. This film i... more

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She is ten years old, he is fourteen. This is their wedding day. The ceremony, in the remote Amhara region of Northern Ethiopia, is conducted by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Half of all girls in Amhara will be married before they are fifteen, and may be promised in marriage even at the age of five. Early marriage has many consequences for a girl. Pregnancy before her body is fully formed can lead to difficult and prolonged labor. If she survives, she could be left with permanen... more

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After the disastrous explosion at Chernobyl in 1986, one of the few survivors, the nuclear physicist Andrei Drozdov, decides to set up an Esoteric School based mainly on the philosophy of Pythagoras. Together with six other Russian scientists, they form a commune at the southernmost point of Europe, the remote island of Gavdos. Behind their profile of selfless workers and Orthodox Russian scientists, several myths begin to emerge in the local community: Might they be spies or perhaps members of a... more

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Ahmed is a simple man who lives in a village which called Beidif, 200KM from Cairo in Egypt. His job is to make up the sewer system. All houses in Beidif have cesspits to get ride of waste water. A cesspit is a large underground tank to hold sewage. They need to be emptied regularly or the household will face problems. The film shows how Ahmed does his work everyday and how this work affects his life.

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"Voice of the Valley" tells the story of two women from the impoverished, religious and tribal agricultural hub of Jordan, the Jordan Valley. With no formal training and despite the government's refusal to issue them a license, Asma and Munira produce and broadcast a groundbreaking socio-political radio program from Amman. Despite numerous threats and backlash from their community, the women expose social, political and environmental issues plaguing the Jordan Valley—issues which have never bee... more

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A group of stories about building a sustainable, decentralized solidarity economy and weaving nets that overcome the individualization and hierarchical division of work. Thousands of people every day, all over the world, here and now. "Homage to Catalonia II" is a documentary that is a part of an academic research project. We investigate new economic cultures, new forms of living and of understanding the economy at the Institute for Research at the Open University of Catalonia. We study th... more

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"Bets" presents the history of sugarcane cutters living in Tarabai, São Paulo inland, and working in regional mills. The documentary discusses the process of migration, working relations and capital consequences, the different cultures, work and health conditions of these migrants. The amazement of seeing piped water for the first time, the injuries of an arduous and destructive profession and the actions to relieve physical and spiritual conditions. The 13 testimonies shown in this documentar... more

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In 2008, Eufrosina Cruz Mendoza, a native of the municipality of Santa Maria Quiegolani in the state of Oaxaca, demanded her right to vote and to be a candidat...more
 
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The film is an intimate exploration, through a live performance of the one-man play, of the life and times of this extraordinary radical labor leader, Harry Bridges ...more
 
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ДOM (Home) is a documentary based on the project in which Benno Voorham, a Sweden-based choreographer, creates a dance performance with children from a children’s hom...more
 
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It was 1917 and Tom French was at the top of his game, literally. But that was before the Maori All Black lost his arm, amputated after shrapnel from the German guns rippe...more
 
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"The traces of Dr. Ernesto Guevara" focuses on the trips to Latin America by the young Doctor Ernesto Guevara during the 50's. It is based on his personal journals, th...more
 
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"13 Years After, Where Are We Today," is a film about the consequences of the bombing of the Serbian city of Nis with cluster bombs and the refusal of Serbia to sign th...more
 
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