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NOW AND LATER

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Sex, politics and American culture are mixed into a combustible combination in Now & Later. Angela (Shari Solanis) is an illegal Latina immigrant living in Los Angeles who stumbles across Bill (James Wortham), a disgraced banker on the run...

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NOW WE'RE ALIVE

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As tradition requires, on his 25th birthday, Tom must choose the girl of his dreams, eyes shut, by the sound of her voice alone. Now, he must find her, guided solely by the memory of her voice. During his quest, Tom pictures her vividly and names her Jeanne. One evening after returning home from another fruitless search, he is surprised by a party and revelation: if he hasn’t found his voice after thirty days...

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OLVIDADOS

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After suffering a heart attack, retired General José Mendieta (Damián Alcázar) is haunted by his dark past as an officer in Operation Condor, the CIA-backed campaign of political repression in Latin America that was responsible for executions, torture...

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OMO

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The past of the human race lies in African history. It was somewhere there, on the banks of the Ethiopian River Omo, far from the civilized world, that the oldest bones of primaeval man were found. For millions of years, however, the history of human civilization avoided this territory. Thanks to that, tribes have survived which can take us back into the past, so that we can better understand where we have come from and maybe also, where we are going. Six daring people set out for the unknown on a raft through the dangerous canyon of the River OMO...

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  • Director: Pavol Barabáš
  • TRT: 68 mins
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PALESTINE BLUES

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What is left for Palestinian farmers who learn that in 24hrs the Israeli Army will confiscate their lands for the construction of a Security Wall? What do people do when their very survival is threatened by one of the world’s most powerful armies? PALESTINE BLUES tells the story...

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PATRIOCRACY

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PATRIOCRACY drills down and illustrates the forces that drive a wedge into the middle ground of America and the solutions required to move forward. Americans are polarized and angry. In the crossfire, the loudest voices drown out reason and facts with fear and anxiety. PATRIOCRACY explores the extreme polarization in America that cripples the country from tackling its most serious problems. Whether it's the national debt, healthcare reform, the war on terror or illegal immigration, Americans are shouting at each other instead of listening to each other. As America enters the 2012 election season, more money than ever will be spent to manipulate and sway voters by fear and emotion. PATRIOCRACY sits in the dead center of this monumental tug-of-war, educating viewers so they do not fall victim to manipulation as they cast their ballots...

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PAYING THE PRICE FOR PEACE

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In 1987, S. Brian Willson, a Vietnam veteran sat down on the railroad tracks outside the Concord Naval Weapons Station in California to protest a shipment of weapons intended to arm the Nicaraguan Contra army. Underestimating the U.S. Navy’s intolerance for peaceful protest...

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PIRIPKURA

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The last two surviving members of the Piripkura people, a nomadic tribe in the Mato Grasso region of Brazil, struggle to maintain their indigenous way of life amidst the region’s massive deforestation. Living deep in the rain forest, Pakyî and Tamandua live off the land relying on a machete, an ax, and a torch lit in 1998. Jair Candor, a coordinator with the Brazilian...

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PLAN COLOMBIA

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A 20-year "war on drugs" in Colombia has been paid for by the U.S. taxpayers. Still, more and more drugs and narco-dollars are entering the U.S. every year. Is it a mere failure by Washington...

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POPAGANDA

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Acclaimed doc showcasing the "life and crimes" of guerilla artist Ron English ("Supersize Me"'s artwork, among other well-known works, including anti-corporate artwork, featured on billboards and in cities...

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  • Director: Pedro Carvajal
  • TRT: 78 mins
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