“Landfill Harmonic” follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage.
Twelve-year-old Mussa won't speak and no one knows why. He is an African refugee living in Tel Aviv, and for the past five years he's been bussed from his troubled neighborhood to an upscale private school. Moussa's Israeli classmates are his best friends, but he chooses to communicate with them only through gestures. Despite the bond he shares with his friends and teacher, Mussa is alone; his parents struggle to make ends meet and are seldom home, leaving Mussa with his voiceless thoughts and a real fear of being deported back to Ethiopia.
National Diploma follows a group of young Congolese high school students who are about to sit the exam for their National Diploma, the "Final Exams", in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Nadav is a charismatic twelve-year-old with a heightened sense of social and political awareness, a natural born leader. After a long summer of terrorist bombings in Jerusalem, including one that he actually witnessed, he decides to do something about the situation and announces the formation of a new movement, "Peace for the Future," consisting entirely of children
Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of people with disabilities. Now he thinks about inclusion every day.
When filmmaker Linda Goldstein Knowlton adopts a baby girl from China, she realizes her daughter’s future journey will be a challenge. What issues of cultural identity will she face? What questions will she ask?
At 4, Maori boy, Ngaa Rauuira, learnt English, at 12 he began his first university degree, at 14 he googled international polities and came up with Yale University and at 16, he went.
ASL (American Sign Language) Poetry is a performance art form utilizing body language, rhythm and movement to create a three dimensional pictorial equivalent to oral poetry. The film follows a group of Deaf teens introduced to ASL Poetry. Aneta, a member of the group, goes one step further, boldly entering the spoken word slam scene, a highly verbal arena
Beautifully crafted with intimate access, Beyond Wriezen is a mesmerizing look into the patterns that binds us as a society. The film follows three young offenders from the day they are released from Wriezen prison in Eastern Germany, for a period of three years