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Shorty, who is a former gang member, and Tita, who escaped an abusive marriage, join forces to help repair the next generation in their community and their country.

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A documentary about the personal suffering of the director in the Damascus suburbs under siege during the Summer of 2012. The film tells about the circumstances of the siege and its nature. It sheds light on the role of activists and reflect how the director tries to hold feelings of revenge at bay while trying to hold on to the vision of a transitional justice.

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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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Noam Chomsky defined agenda-setting as the "the tacit alliance between the government of a country (usually Western and especially U.S.) and the media to communicate to viewers, listeners or readers of a medium only what matters, and hide the most of what can be dangerous or detrimental to the stability they think right for their country." The dominant Western media machinery contributes to the stock market and applies its maxim of "out of sight, out of mind" according to the balance of result... more

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In 2009, U.S. Marines launched a major helicopter assault on a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan. Within hours of being dropped deep behind enemy lines, 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris’s unit (US Marines Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment) is attacked from all sides. Cut off and surrounded, the Marines fight a ghostlike enemy and experience immense hostility from displaced villagers caught in the middle. Embedded in Echo Company during the assault, photojournalis... more

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Ten years after the policy-changing and award-winning film, The Dying Rooms, the same team returns to a very different China where the infamous One-Child Policy has had the horrific side effect of a boom in stolen children. With extraordinary access to devastated parents desperately searching for their stolen son; a man who brokers the deals and has sold his own offspring; and prospective parents grappling with giving up their soon-to-be-born daughter through lack of options, we are brought face t... more

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A shocking documentary about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea. Using previously secret and classified photos, film and documents, this will be the first English-language documentary about the struggle of the brave people of Gangjeong Village who are opposing the military advance of the United States, just as thei... more

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A shocking documentary about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveal...more
 
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Korogocho, Kenya. A slum district of acute poverty and violence. In recent years, the settlement’s older women have become vulnerable to attack, at the hands o...more
 
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Gender Me is a road-movie about Mansour's voyage into the world of Islam. It is a personal voyage in a world of taboos, full of contradictory images. He searches th...more
 
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Yeter Akin and Seren Dalkiran, two Dutch girls with Turkish-Kurd origin, have shot footage on honour killings in the South-East of Turkey in 2004 and 2005. They aren’...more
 
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South Africa has one of the highest rates of gender-based violence in the world. This is not the country that Nonkosi Khumalo, a human rights activist, wants her daughter t...more
 
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They live in 50-square-feet partitioned rooms, sharing a duplex condo with other 36 tenants in downtown Beijing. They struggle to make a living in this mega cit...more
 
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