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The Dead WIll Guide Us: Teachings from Liberia's Civil War is the story of how the dead and nature, particularly elephants, have brought the human and natural communities together for peacemaking and reconciliation. As a result of several astonishing experiences and events documented here, traditional wisdom is increasingly recognized by civic leaders, peace builders, government officials, and NGO’s for its rightful role as a rich and reliable source of wisdom, supporting communities seeking t... 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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Women serving as Leaders in their field and mentoring other women is a subject in the zeitgeist of 2013. Presented with unique obstacles in the lab, field and in their personal lives - female atmospheric scientists face major challenges to advance their careers. ASCENT: Women, Science, Change interviews dozens of brilliant scientists on issues ranging from Mentoring, Networking, Collaborating, Isolation, Storm Peak Lab and the Future of Science. Atmospheric Science Collaborations and Enrichin... 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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In ancient China, education was the only way out of poverty – in recent times it has been the best way. China’s economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created the belief that to study is to escape poverty. But these days, China’s education system only leads to jobs for a few, educating a new generation into unemployment and despair.

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The town of Puerto Berrío sits on a bend in Colombia's Magdalena River. For over 30 years, local townspeople have fished out the remains of victims of violence drifting downstream. Ordinarily, these unidentified corpses, known as NNs (No Names), would be destined for a mass grave. However, for decades, local townspeople have adopted these bodies and given them names; they decorate their tombs and bring them water, gifts and flowers. In exchange, it is believed that the living are awarded protectio... more

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The Paper Nazis exposes one of the strangest and ugliest chapters in Canadian history as writer/director Andrew Wall confronts the anti-Semitism, fascism, and Nazism that existed during the 1930s in his hometown of Winnipeg. Told through dramatic reenactments and interviews with historians, The Paper Nazis sheds light on the formation of a movement and its means to distribute information to the masses.

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In the Dyula language, An Ka Here So means our home of health, of peace. Taking its name from the project started by ProgettoMondo Mlal in 2004 in Burkina Faso, “The road...more
 
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