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The Absent House Still The Absent House - A pinoeer designer from the Caribbean confronts climate change with sustainable constructions such as a house without a roof, a micro-eco-house on wheels, a parachute-house and a solar-electric car. Alan Lomax Still Alan Lomax, the Song Hunter - Alan Lomax (1915-2002) was a song collector, travelling the world with his recording equipment, hunting for folk songs.
Forced Confessions Still Forced Confessions - The untold story of the Iranian regime's obsession with forced confessions. Hamou Beya Still Hamou-Beya, Sand Fishers - Hamou-Beya, Sand Fishers is a sparse yet beautiful and carefully observed film that captures the dilemmas facing one man and his community in a world buffeted by economic and climatic changes.
The Gas Weapon Still The Gas Weapon - A clear and much-needed examination of how Ukraine and, to a lesser extent, much of Europe are dependent on Russian gas - and the role gas plays in recent Ukranian politics. Gringo Trails Still Gringo Trails - A global survey of the impacts on cultures, economies, and the environment of the most powerful globalizing force of our time: tourism.
Miners Shot Down Still Miners Shot Down - In 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa's biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days into the strike, the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress it, killing 34 and injuring many more. Mothers Still Mothers - Mothers is a gripping cinema vérité documentary that shows how China's one-child policy plays out in the daily lives of women in a northern Chinese village.
What's For Dinner Still What's for Dinner? - A unique look into the rapidly growing consumption of meat in China, the increasing industrialization of agriculture. and its effect on sustainability, public health, food security, climate change, and animal welfare. Vulva Still Vulva 3.0 - With comprehensive and unflustered research into the history of the female anatomy, the directors shed light on every facet of the matter in hand.
Featured Filmmakers
Alice Arnold Photo Alice Arnold - A non-fiction filmmaker and an educator, her films and photography work explore the urban environment and visual culture. Bill Morrison Photo Bill Morrison - Director of The Great Flood, and one of the most adventurous American filmmakers working today.
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