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Battle for Rio

Rio de Janeiro has engaged in an ambitious operation, aimed at freeing its favelas (slum neighborhoods) from the control of gangs and drug traffickers, to allow police to regain control and security in time for the upcoming 2014 Soccer World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. However, security is not the only rationale and driving-force behind the program: the dramatic makeover, launched in 2008, is banded together with economic interests and international exposure

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Homegoings

Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African-American funerals are brought to life. Filmed at Owens Funeral Home in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood, HOMEGOINGS takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community, where funeral rites draw on a rich palette of tradition, history and celebration

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Informant

Informant takes a spell-binding look at Brandon Darby, a radical activist who dramatically switched allegiances. More than just a psychological study, the film takes us into a politically charged world of deception, betrayal and violence.

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Beyond Wriezen

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

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10% – What Makes a Hero?

What is a true hero? What compels one to maintain their integrity and go against the grain to fight for what is just? The film is an insightful journey into understanding what makes a person choose “good” over “evil”. Against all odds, some people will always fight for what is just.

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The Act of Killing

In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Errol Morris and Werner Herzog, the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads are challenged to re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love.

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Brave Miss World

Linor Abargil was held captive, stabbed, and raped just before winning the Miss World crown. Ten years later, convinced she is healed, Linor decides to confront her past and reach out to other survivors.

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Garnet’s Gold

Follow one extraordinary man’s quixotic and recklessly brave adventure in search of hidden treasure, in a belated rite of passage to rediscover the meaning of his life.

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The Supreme Price

The film traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and the efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria’s most marginalized population: women.

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Ne Me Quitte Pas

Ne Me Quitte Pas is a tragicomic ode to failure. Set in the Belgian countryside, Bob (Flemish) and Marcel (Walloon) share their solitude, sense of humor and craving for alcohol. It is a story about mortality in a place where time seems to stand still.

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