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  • Only Water in the Sea

    There are not many fish left in the Mediterranean Sea, and both fishermen and dolphins are fighting for survival. This film clearly shows the consequences of overfishing and unsustainable tourism in the island of Stromboli through two of the last guardians of a world that is disappearing. This i...

  • A Social Cure

    The true story of the highly successful South African social media campaign to combat AIDS

  • Changemakers Work

    Around the globe, there are people who dedicate themselves to making a difference in their community, and to benefiting the lives of others. Their mission is not a quest for money, fame or any personal gain. They are changemakers.

  • A Gallery Without Walls

    Connells Bay Sculpture Park is a private property on Waiheke Island purchased by John and Jo Gow in 1993. Their vision has been to bring art and nature together by planting out large areas of native trees and creating special spaces for New Zealand contemporary sculpture. The collection contains ...

  • One Bride, Seven Cows or a Box of Heroin

    Across the world, girls take the place of goods in the economy, sold into marriage in exchange for everything from school fees to heroin. From Mei in Vietnam to Mujgan in Afghanistan, this film tells some of their stories.

  • Barbados at the Races

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    This four-part series looks at Barbados through the lives - at work and at play - of the island's horse racing community. The series is centred on the Barbados Turf Club and following the stories of a colorful cast of characters, from the big white owners at the top of the tree right down to the ...

  • A Punk Daydream

    A punk daydream is a film that raises questions about our identity in society, and our spiritual connection to earth, through a surreal interpretation of punk and tribal culture, guided by the rich sounds of Indonesia, from punk music to traditional gamelan and local experimental music.

  • Mergui

    The film concerns the Myeik Archipelago in most southern Myanmar. Myanmar, also known as Burma opened its doors to foreign visitors just a few years ago. Today these 800 Islands are among the top 10 destinations of travelers and scuba diver´s bucket lists. This documentary acts as a beautiful hom...

  • Dying For A Smoke

    In an age where smoking is becoming increasingly frowned upon, banned and distasteful, there’s one sector of the New Zealand community where evidence suggests the message isn’t getting through fast enough:
    31% of Maori deaths are due to cigarette smoking
    46% of Maori are regular smokers compared ...

  • I Love St Lucia

    Discover the magic of the Caribbean Island of St Lucia with Leee John from Imagination. Together we visit the Piton Mountains, the Sulphur Springs, and the island's music festivals. Includes an exclusive interview with the Prime Minister.

  • Postcard From Afghanistan

    Comedian Mike King faces a stand-up gig like none other when asked to perform for American troops based in Afghanistan. King also meets with Kiwi soldiers situated in Kabul, Bagram, and Bamyan and talks about how they are helping rebuild and provide security in the war-torn country. During his jo...

  • Changemakers Identity

    Around the globe, there are people who dedicate themselves to making a difference in their community, and to benefiting the lives of others. Their mission is not a quest for money, fame or any personal gain. They are changemakers.

  • Changemakers Leisure

    Around the globe, there are people who dedicate themselves to making a difference in their community, and to benefiting the lives of others. Their mission is not a quest for money, fame or any personal gain. They are changemakers.

  • Changemakers Communication

    Around the globe, there are people who dedicate themselves to making a difference in their community, and to benefiting the lives of others. Their mission is not a quest for money, fame or any personal gain. They are changemakers.

  • Lift

    When filmmaker Marc Isaacs embarks on a mission to capture the dynamics of everyday life in a London tower block, his original approach reaps wonderfully unexpected results. Setting up in the lift, he waits for the opportune moment to converse with the residents. By turns humorous and moving, the...

  • Changemakers Movement

    Around the globe, there are people who dedicate themselves to making a difference in their community, and to benefiting the lives of others. Their mission is not a quest for money, fame or any personal gain. They are changemakers.

  • Calais The Last Border

    While the British perceive Calais as the gateway to Europe or a place to buy cheap alcohol, others see it as the last frontier in the quest for a better life in England. This character-driven film follows the lives of refugees and migrants who have come from afar only to be stranded so close to t...

  • Amazing Azerbaijan

    Amazing Azerbaijan!' pulls back the curtain on the glittery facade that this oil-rich nation presented to the world when hosting Eurovision 2012, telling personal stories of human rights abuses to which Europe's leaders have turned a blind eye. It's a tale of two countries: one a shiny democracy ...

  • Black Harvest

    Black Harvest follows Joe Leahy (the half-caste son of one of the first explorers of the Papua New Guinean interior) and his progress in convincing the indigenous Ganiga people to join him in his coffee growing venture. While Joe's relations with the local Ganiga tribe who work his coffee plantat...

  • The Queen of North Shields

    Josephine moved to the UK as a refugee from Zimbabwe. Her husband Michael works as a nurse in care homes and they send between £400 and £700 a month to support their relatives back in the village. Although they are seen as rich by their family in Africa, they live on one of the most deprived and ...

  • The Road

    Director Marc Isaacs introduces a diverse number of characters who have made their way to London, from all over the world, in order to seek a better life. There's a young Irish woman who dreams of becoming a singer, who takes a job pulling pints in Cricklewood, serving the generations of Irish pe...

  • Beauty Academy Of Kabul

    Sponsored by U.S.-based cosmetic companies, a delegation of American volunteers embarks on an ambitious mission to start Afghanistan's very first Western-style beautician school after the fall of the Taliban. Keen to help Afghan women see themselves and others in a new, liberated light, these out...

  • Shot in Bombay

    A fast-paced and furious documentary exposing the dark underbelly of Bollywood's tinselly glamour. The Mumbai film industry has long been rumoured to be associated with crime syndicates. The connection was publicly established when, in July 2007, one of India's superstars, Sanjay Dutt, was convic...

  • Joe Leahy's Neighbours

    The sequel to 'First Contact', this film follows Joe, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his rocky relationship with his indigenous neighbours. Raised in the highlands of Papua and educated in Europe, he owns a coffee plantation, on the edge of which filmmakers Connolly a...