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Why I Had an FGC

Suzanne Cohen |


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Back to Earth

Pierre Lacourt |

Oil is our daily energy staple. Or is it a drug our society has been flying high on for over a century? And isn't it time we started getting ready....

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Paying Your Dues – The Cost of Protection

Marco Battaglia, Gianluca Donati, Laura Schimmenti, Andrea Zulini |

The Mafia enriches itself in many ways, one of these is the demand for Pizzo, the Sicilian slang term for protection money. In Palermo 80% of businesses are believed to....

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Vermont, Montpelier

Carlos Martin - Penasco |

“That Sunday morning, my father woke up and went to the bathroom. After a shower, he noticed he couldn't comb his hair properly. He headed for the kitchen where my....

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War Matador

Avner Faingulernt, Macabit Abramson |

In January 2009, during the war in Gaza, two courageous Israeli directors grabbed their cameras to shoot material along the common border. The bombs are filmed from a distance, out....

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Marianne Khoury, Mustapha Hasnaoui | , , ,

A quiet masterpiece of hard-hitting reportage, Mustapha Hasnaoui and Marianne Khoury's 'Zelal' has drawn global critical praise for its hard-hitting and sobering insight into the lives of those afflicted by....

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Niether Allah, Nor Master!

Nadia El Fani |

Tunisian-Franco filmmaker Nadia El Fani, an avowed atheist, takes a personal approach to this cinematic exploration of secularism in the Muslim country of Tunisia before and after the deposition of....

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Breathing Under Water

Hinnen Andri, Stefan Muggli |

The Jent family watch images from their super-8 film archive of a strong, bright-eyed youth, who moves with an extraordinary grace, taking a daring high dive into a pool of....

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Goodbye Mubarak!

Katia Jarjoura |

On January 25, 2011, the world was captivated as thousands of protesters flooded Tahrir Square in Cairo, demanding an end to the regime of President Hosni Mubarak. But the ground....

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Somos Wichi (We Are Wichi)

Andrew Buckland | ,

'Somos Wichi' is a glimpse into the lives of a relatively unknown indigenous people. Set in the Gran Chaco forest of northwestern Argentina, the Wichi are struggling to cope with....

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