Mugu in Western Nepal is one of the least developed regions in Nepal. According to the 2011 Nepal Census, 90% of women in Mugu are illiterate. Sunakali Budha, a 13 year-old girl saw football for the first time in 2011 and in less than three years time she has become a star in her village.
Sadaf Rahimi is the best female boxer in Afghanistan, but she must deal with her country’s traditions, fear and her own fate in order to be a free woman. Sadaf and her sister Shabnam joined the newly created women’s boxing team at the age of 13, when they returned to their country after being refugees in Iran.
Off-grid is not a state of mind. It is not about being out of touch, living in a remote place, or turning off your mobile phone. Off-grid simply means living without a connection to the electric and natural gas infrastructure. From 2011 to 2013 Jonathan Taggart (Director) and Phillip Vannini (Producer) spent two years travelling across Canada to find 200 off-gridders and visit them in their homes.
Black Prison White Playground. Wadjemup/Rottnest Island. A beautiful place that is culturally and spiritually significant to Aboriginal people. And also a site where gross harm took place and hundreds of Aboriginal men are buried in unmarked graves.
Has China’s ‘one child policy’ really created a generation of spoilt, privileged, selfish young adults? This documentary is a brave expose of what everyday life is like for the ‘Only Me’ generation in China. For the first time on camera, these young Chinese will speak candidly of the huge pressure and high expectations from their parents and reveal the dreams, worries, hopes and fears of a generation.
What rights do we have in a world where individuals are under electronic surveillance 24/7? Who really controls the agencies that spy on us? Seeking to explore this unprecedented crisis democracy faces, we hear from key experts including former CIA Officers and whistle blowers, academics and political experts to search for answers to these questions.
In a world filled with throw-away fashion, emerging designer Laura Siegel’s dream is to shift the perspectives of consumers and connect them to the hands that craft her garments. Follow this idealistic designer as she travels across India to produce her collection. But will positioning her collection in the sustainable domain enable her to survive in the highly competitive fashion industry?
A group of immigrant and refugee mothers from 10 different countries and speaking different languages create a book of illustrations showcasing heartfelt letters to their children as a way to explain what brought them to Winnipeg, Canada and what they hope their lives will be like. This film follows the women’s incredible journey as they find a way to pass their stories to their children.