For two decades, the Acholi people of Northern Uganda have been caught in a civil war between a rebel group whose main objective is inhumane terror and a government whose military response has often increased misery and suffering. This film is the story of Uganda, her stolen children, and the fight to be free.
Inspirational and raw, UNDEFEATED features five individuals living with Parkinson's, the second-most-common neurological disorder after Alzheimer's. All led very active lives and continue to be as active as they can. They share a wealth of information on daily challenges they face--while shopping, driving, getting dressed, shaving, representing a client as a courtroom lawyer, hiking, and many more.
The spirit of modern Polish society is embodied in a rich cultural heritage. Internationally celebrated filmmaker and artist David Rimmer reveals Polish life through a montage of live music footage, personal interviews with artists (primarily musicians), and everyday images.
An episodic experience of cinematic metaphor and structure, Undivided Attention contradicts, tickles, and soothes our desire to understand and make sense of what we see. This rich and challenging film comments on conventions of narrative and documentary, and has some fun with film theory.
Ce documentaire émouvant s'agit de Brian Lendrum, autrefois professeur et citadin, qui habite aujourd'hui au fin fond du Yukon. Brian était aveugle depuis l'age de deux ans. Comme Brian explique, etre aveugle n'est qu'un seul aspect de son caractère. C'est la quete pour la connaissance et l'enrichissement personnel qui le pousse a relever le défi de la vie en pleine nature.
Yukon artist Meshell Melvin uses the "Universal Movement" embroidery machine, invented in France in the 1860s, similarly to how an artist uses charcoal on a sketchpad.
Unspoken Territory depicts the "lost" or unspoken moments in Canadian history, told through the stories of First Nations, immigrant and Quebecois women. The film takes us back to the days of Chinese railway workers; the desolate setting of a Ukrainian internment camp in 1915; the shock of a Japanese woman learning of her father's internment only after his death.
Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered is a fascinating portrait of Jane Jacobs, a critical thinker who understood the need for citizens to become involved in shaping public policy that shapes the cities in which they live.
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