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In the Boondocks

NYC painter Jimmy Ernst is linked, on several narrative levels, with his upbringing and his apprenticeship to the one-of-a-kind famous print-making shop Augustine, in Glückstadt, Germany.

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Doni doni - soon you will be artists.

In Guinea Conakry, West Africa, four children are learning the secrets of Hamanah tradition. Yakhouba Dabo reaches Koumana during his travel and he meets them. It tells of the cross between village and city.

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Blowin' in the Wind

A deeply disturbing film about the use and effects of DU munitions in wars in Iraq & Afghanistan, and how this danger is now coming to our backyard.

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CELSO AD CASTILLO

One of the giants of Philippino cinema, Celso Ad Castillo showed a flair for both the artistic and the commercial from a very early age

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Ye Lou

Born in 1965 in China, Screenwriter/Director Ye Lou is known as one of the ‘Sixth Generation’ Directors of Chinese cinema...

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Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata (高畑 勲) is a Japanese film director, animator, screenwriter and producer who has earned critical international acclaim for his work as a director of anime films.

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ALEKSANDR KOTT

His latest, the APSA-nominated Test, is Aleksandr Kott's most ambitious project yet and shows a filmmaker growing increasingly confident with his art and craft.

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REVIEW: Rocks in My Pockets

Latvian-born, US-based filmmaker Signe Baumane draws upon a rich history of European animation to propel Rocks in My Pockets, her charming, incisive and very contemporary study of generational depression and suicidal tendencies.

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REVIEW: AN ISLAND CALLING

New Zealand director and producer Annie Goldson has built her career on telling deeply emotional stories, often involving family members going back to where a loved one has died and making sense of their story...

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REVIEW: A FIGHTING CHANCE

The real guts of this film is the tense–and loving–relationship between this ageing boxer, his needs for closure and acceptance, and his family and life now...

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REVIEW: THE BURNING SEASON

The Burning Season, an ‘eco-thriller,’ examines whether a massive carbon trading deal can protect the forests of Indonesia, save the orangutans from extinction and help redefine the Earth’s future...

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REVIEW: DESERT RIDERS

Desert Riders is an in-depth expose on the modern sport of camel racing, looking at the suffering of trafficked child jockeys and the hypocrisy of the government and cultural institutions that promote the sport...

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