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Girls and Sex 2.0

56m 24s

Nudity and porn are everywhere. Even when we don’t look up for it, sexual images of women are shown in many ads or marketing campaign. Over many years feminism claimed the female sexual power, rejecting the image of women as sexual objects. Paradoxically, today’s younger generations seem to step backwards. Interviews with young women, sociologists and sexologists, try to describe what a standard woman is supposed to be today in the Western countries.

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Leather and Ink

1h 02m

Documentary that analyses the changes suffered in the sports press over the years. For a long time, journalists created a generation of sports fans, a generation that idolized athletes regardless of the jersey that they wore. This scenario nolongerexists, the media has shifted to a civil war that certainly has encompassed their readers. As if it were an old medieval epic, the media has exchanged to ball for blood.

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The Troublemaker

56m 42s

In times of crisis we find what really matters and who we really are, as individuals and as a society. This film delves into the ideas and emotions behind the global wave of civic protests born from the unfolding of the climate crisis.

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The Troublemaker

56m 42s

In times of crisis we find what really matters and who we really are, as individuals and as a society. This film delves into the ideas and emotions behind the global wave of civic protests born from the unfolding of the climate crisis.

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Favela Frontlines

50m 26s

In this war, there are no winners. Through personal stories from people on both sides of the conflict and powerful footage, FAVELA FRONTLINES takes you straight to the heart of the battle between police and drug traffickers in Brazil. On average, one policeman is killed every two days. There are 60,000 homicides every year. Interspersed with the stories are interviews with judges, journalists, slum residents and historians.

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Bakur : Inside the PKK

1h 32m

Shot in secret, BAKUR: Inside the PKK is the worlds first documentary made with inside access to the Kurdish separatist group, who are considered a terrorist organisation by Turkey, the US and NATO. The result is an inside look at the undeclared war going on in Turkey for decades. This was the first time any film crew had ever accessed these camps.

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Along Gaddafi's Road

1h 24m

For the first time in 42 years, a camera enters Southern Libya in what was forbidden territory under the Gaddafi regime. Shortly after Gaddafi’s demise, we accompany members of the disgraced Tabu tribe along the road to their impoverished desert territory near the Algeria-Niger-Chad borders 1000 Km from Tripoli.

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Afghan Memento

53m 43s

In 1988, Olivier Brodard -a twenty one year old idealist- made a six-month humanitarian trip to Afghanistan under Soviet occupation with $50,000 in his backpack destined for the local populations. When Olivier reluctantly returned home to Switzerland, he had a terrible car accident. After weeks in a deep coma, he woke up with severe amnesia and the new challenge of rebuilding his life.

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Exploitation Hotel: The Kellys

54m 59s

More than 200.000 women work as cleaning ladies in Spain, but they are as fundamental as they are invisible in the hospitality industry. In October 2016, the Kellys (las que limpian in Spanish) decided to get organized to fight for their rights. They have been victims of outsourcing and many of them have lost their jobs in the hotels, without any rights and vulnerable to being fired when they get medical leaves.

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Exploitation Hotel: The Kellys

54m 59s

More than 200.000 women work as cleaning ladies in Spain, but they are as fundamental as they are invisible in the hospitality industry. In October 2016, the Kellys (las que limpian in Spanish) decided to get organized to fight for their rights. They have been victims of outsourcing and many of them have lost their jobs in the hotels, without any rights and vulnerable to being fired when they get medical leaves.

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I Will Dance In Spite Of It All

58m 01s

"I Will Dance In Spite Of It All" is a journey through modern Tunisia, that exposes the contradictions and recent fractures of the country, particularly due to the development of a new Islamist current. It is a story about dance, cinema and the human body. A story of freedom, guided by Bahri, Sandra and Selma. Although their paths are different, they all use the same weapon: art.

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I Will Dance In Spite Of It All

58m 01s

"I Will Dance In Spite Of It All" is a journey through modern Tunisia, that exposes the contradictions and recent fractures of the country, particularly due to the development of a new Islamist current. It is a story about dance, cinema and the human body. A story of freedom, guided by Bahri, Sandra and Selma. Although their paths are different, they all use the same weapon: art.

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Consumed

52m 04s

Consumerism has become the cornerstone of the post-industrial age. Yet how much do we know about what it is doing to us? Using theories of evolutionary psychology, this film takes a whirlwind tour through the "weird mental illness of consumerism", showing how our insatiable appetite has driven us into "the jaws of the beast". Both an apocalyptic and redemptive view of the human condition

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Consumed

52m 04s

Consumerism has become the cornerstone of the post-industrial age. Yet how much do we know about what it is doing to us? Using theories of evolutionary psychology, this film takes a whirlwind tour through the "weird mental illness of consumerism", showing how our insatiable appetite has driven us into "the jaws of the beast". Both an apocalyptic and redemptive view of the human condition

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A Study in Scarlet

1h 09m

In London, a secret society led by lawyer Thaddeus Merrydew collects the assets of any of its deceased members and divides them among the remaining members. Society members start dropping like flies. Sherlock Holmes is approached by member James Murphy's widow, who is miffed at being left penniless by her husband.

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Higher Education

1h 23m

"With the birth of the knowledge society, higher education is booming. There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. The number of students attending university is exploding around the globe, as a gigantic global student market is being forged… It’s a simple fact: for the past two decades, the new wealth producing champions have been business executives and members of the intellectual and scientific professions.

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Higher Education

1h 23m

"With the birth of the knowledge society, higher education is booming. There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. The number of students attending university is exploding around the globe, as a gigantic global student market is being forged… It’s a simple fact: for the past two decades, the new wealth producing champions have been business executives and members of the intellectual and scientific professions.

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The Lady of Cao

51m 47s

The Lady of Cao is the first female ruler of pre-Columbian Peru to be discovered. She is believed to have governed in the Chicama valley, very close to the city of Trujillo, about 1700 years ago. The discovery of her tomb in 2006 was a major breakthrough in all previous theories about the Moche civilization. Through historical recreations, we will learn how the Moche society of the area was like and the importance of this mysterious tattooed mommy in her times.

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The Lady of Cao

51m 47s

The Lady of Cao is the first female ruler of pre-Columbian Peru to be discovered. She is believed to have governed in the Chicama valley, very close to the city of Trujillo, about 1700 years ago. The discovery of her tomb in 2006 was a major breakthrough in all previous theories about the Moche civilization. Through historical recreations, we will learn how the Moche society of the area was like and the importance of this mysterious tattooed mommy in her times.

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The Lady of Cao

51m 47s

The Lady of Cao is the first female ruler of pre-Columbian Peru to be discovered. She is believed to have governed in the Chicama valley, very close to the city of Trujillo, about 1700 years ago. The discovery of her tomb in 2006 was a major breakthrough in all previous theories about the Moche civilization. Through historical recreations, we will learn how the Moche society of the area was like and the importance of this mysterious tattooed mommy in her times.

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Capital C: The Crowdfunding Revolution

55m 07s

Crowdfunding is perhaps the most significant social development of the past decades. It democratizes culture, innovation, and the way we do business. With insights from renowned crowdfunding experts – like designer Scott Thomas (Design Director Pres. Obama) and best selling author Seth Godin (The Icarus Deception) – CAPITAL C is the first documentary on the crowdfunding revolution. The film follows the endeavours of three independent artists, who reach out to the crowd.

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Capital C: The Crowdfunding Revolution

55m 07s

Crowdfunding is perhaps the most significant social development of the past decades. It democratizes culture, innovation, and the way we do business. With insights from renowned crowdfunding experts – like designer Scott Thomas (Design Director Pres. Obama) and best selling author Seth Godin (The Icarus Deception) – CAPITAL C is the first documentary on the crowdfunding revolution. The film follows the endeavours of three independent artists, who reach out to the crowd.

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China on China: Everything has a Price Tag

28m 30s

Economic reforms have led to a divided China, which threatens not only individual survival, but even economic growth and the entire Chinese society. In this episode, we hear stories and interviews about the middle class, about poverty in rural areas and about the precarious existence of hundreds of millions of migrant workers on the fringes of the cities.

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China on China: Everything has a Price Tag

28m 30s

Economic reforms have led to a divided China, which threatens not only individual survival, but even economic growth and the entire Chinese society. In this episode, we hear stories and interviews about the middle class, about poverty in rural areas and about the precarious existence of hundreds of millions of migrant workers on the fringes of the cities.

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China on China: The Power and the People

28m 35s

How is China run, and how do the people get their say? Stories and interviews about China's ruling Communist Party, about being a representative of the people, about the potential political power of blogs, and about grassroots protests and mass incidents, which are only increasing in number.

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China on China: The Power and the People

28m 35s

How is China run, and how do the people get their say? Stories and interviews about China's ruling Communist Party, about being a representative of the people, about the potential political power of blogs, and about grassroots protests and mass incidents, which are only increasing in number.

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The Marxists

52m 09s

Karl Marx was many things: philosopher, journalist, economist and historian. In many ways he was a modern renaissance man. His revolutionary ideas, though, are his legacy. They have literally changed the world. His far-reaching analyses and theories have inspired millions of people to become politically active. 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of his birthday. After the collapse of many socialist regimes Marx seemingly became less popular.

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