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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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A travelling couple on the Trans-Siberian railway. Equipped with digital cameras, Joana and Bruno record their complicity and their rifts, track their weaknesses and their confessions against a cold and infinite territory. It is the occasion to put their love to the test of isolation, foreignness, cinema.

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This musical documentary film follows a stage troupe of first- through third-graders in Brookline, MA, as they prepare for a major stage production while wrestling with childhood social issues. When Louise, a deaf child, joins the hearing children in the production, they learn the values of acceptance, communication, and friendship.

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Shadow of the House is an intimate portrait of the Cuban-American photographer Abelardo Morell. Morell’s life is utterly ordinary on the surface but our understanding of Morell deepens as layer after layer of the man and his influences are revealed: his strange and compelling journey fleeing Castro in the early sixties and growing up in NY as a teenager; his life as an American family man; a Cuban refugee, more American than Cuban, but not an American citizen; a photographer who feels safer workin... more

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A rare and wonderful record of a large family in a small country town adoring the Great Depression, a personal account of the war, and a beautiful, tragic love story.

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Amidst the beaches and by-lanes of Chennai, India, Indelible discovers the indomitable spirit of seven people and their families, bound together by an extra chromosome. Diagnosed with Down’s syndrome, Babli, Revathi, Arti, Manimeghalai, Archana, Sandhya and Ashwin invite us into their homes and hearts to witness everything that text books and Wikipedia left out: what are people with Down’s syndrome really like? How do their families cope? What of their dreams, beliefs and karma? The film begin... more

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“Sister Rosetta Tharpe was anything but ordinary and plain; she was a big, good-looking woman and divine, not to mention sublime and splendid. She was a powerful force of nature–a guitar-playing, singing evangelist.” —Bob Dylan

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Contemporary Hungarian composer Magony works with Gypsy musicians because Gypsy musicians have played an essential role in music throughout Hungarian history. That’s why when Feri (Magony) composes a song based on a Hungarian folk song and creates its instrumentation, it is rather good to have a highly talented and experienced Gypsy musician who can tackle the task easily. True, he needs to learn a completely new sound vocabulary—that strange world of Gypsy music—but the musician can appl... more

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Debbie is the author/blogger from the San Francisco area in the film. Film about Debbie Corso's experience on Borderline Personality Disorder and how Dialectica...more
 
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The intimate story of a couple of surgeons who make bizarre experiments with humans, in their obsession of gaining access to the information that exceeds the normal sense...more
 
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This is the story of a Jordanian who returns to Jordan after living abroad for ten years and faces difficulties in taking care of his cats—which include providing food fo...more
 
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Memory of My Face focuses on Bambang Rudjito, a university-educated Indonesian man diagnosed with schizo-affective disorder. It explores the “globalized...more
 
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An estimated one million people in the United States have aphasia, but most people have never heard of it. Aphasia is a communication condition caused by damage to the languag...more
 
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"She Paid the Ultimate Price" is a feature documentary that chronicles a journey of discovery, undertaken by Iryna Korpan, to uncover the tragic fate of her grandmother i...more
 
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