Cries From Syria
Covering five years of conflict, Cries from Syria serves as a record of Syria's brutal disintegration and the dangers faced by its many refugees. Incorporating gripping first-hand accounts from activists, child protesters, and a former army general who joined the uprising, this compelling documen...
The Andean Screen
A Northwestern Argentinian teacher leads a mobile cinema crew to the most isolated school in the Jujuy high-altitude valleys, undergoing a 20-hour journey on foot in adverse conditions. Their arrival involves us in the high-altitude educational values, portraying the isolation in the Andean world...
Mathieu Volpe returns to the territories of his childhood, armed with a few feet of film, to meet those who were absent from his summer memories: the migrants from Northern and Southern Africa, gathered together for picking in modern plantations. With grace and humility, he reveals a parallel eco...
Made In China
The celebration of the Chinese New Year is coming and Yu Liang Yuan (21 years old) starts his journey from the industrial colony where he resides in Shenzhen to his birthplace in Henan (inland of the Asiatic giant). But these aren't any regular holidays. his year, his visit is crucial for his fu...
The surprising success story of a Seoul-based wedding agency that matchmakes South-Korean men with North-Korean women.
Someone in Japan is in love with Switzerland, its culture, its folklore and, more specifically: the Swiss alphorn! The Tamagawa Alphorn Club from Nanasawa, Japan, is travelling to Switzerland to attend the International Alphorn Festival in Nendaz at the end of July. Alphorn playing started to be ...
OMG Oh My God
This series takes an inviting & insightful look at the spiritual teachings, customs & daily lives of families of different faith. Experiencing a vast array of traditions & social activities it explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hea...
Angel Of Nanjing
The man single-handedly patrolling the Yangtze River Bridge to save those attempting suicide
Angel of NanjingThe Yangtze River Bridge in Nanjing is the most popular place in the world to commit suicide, with over 5 attempts per week. For the past 11 years, blue-collar worker Chen Si has been patr...
The disparate lives of three passengers aboard a cross country train. On board a sleeper train crossing Tanzania, the stories of three passengers unfold. Rukia is an entrepreneurial woman, on her way to begin a new life. Isaya is an old Masai man heading back to the bush with his grandson. Peter,...
The Money Stone
Hundreds of feet beneath Ghana's jungles, sweat-soaked miners squeeze through tiny crevices. Considered outlaws by the government, these 'galamsey' are digging raw gold, feeding an insatiable global industry. As the gold rush draws both local prospectors and eager foreign corporations to the impo...
This Little Land of Mines
During the Vietnam War, the US bombed Laos more heavily than any other country had been bombed before. Spanning over three presidential terms, it was the largest covert CIA operation in US history. Today, the Laos people live among, and risk their lives to clear, over 80 million unexploded bombs ...
When Dian was six, she narrowly escaped a tsunami of boiling mud that completely submerged 16 villages under a moonscape of grit, leaving 60,000 people displaced. Lapindo, an Indonesian drilling company, had unleashed a violent, unstoppable flow from the earth's depths, estimated to continue for ...
Where The Light Shines
Afghanistan's first ski team reach for a brighter future, From their amateur efforts at home in the Bamyan peaks, Sajjad and Alishah have the chance to ski for Afghanistan in the Winter Olympics. As local kids strap wood to their feet and imitate their heroes, the men face up to the difficulty of...
A desperate struggle between conservationists and oil interests plays out, as the indigenous people living in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon struggle to preserve their way of life against encroaching modernity. Filmmaker and biologist Ryan Patrick Killackey documents the staggering biodiversi...
Born in different countries yet resembling each other so much,
two women walked the path of life that was surprisingly similar.
A baby girl was born in a small rural village of Jura in France.
Her name is Colette.
Another baby was born on the outskirt of Seoul, Korea.
She is Sung-mi.
Colette and ...
Tetsu Kono's Crazy Routine
One Japanese man’s decade-long obsession with Korean cinema. Since 2005, Tetsu Kono, a middle-aged Japanese man, has come from Tokyo to South Korea to attend an average of twenty Korean film festivals annually, while revealing very little to others about himself and about his marginal existence i...
The Good Education
Exams are approaching, the school year finally ends for Peipei, a young aspiring artist from a high school in Henan, a poor province of China. Abandoned by her family, the scapegoat of her comrades and teachers, this “wild flower” has never adapted to the rules of the institution and is strugglin...
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
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.
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.
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...