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After settling into her new life in America, a Syrian refugee receives a visit from her past.
Inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), and the art and writing of feminist painter Saribenne Evesong (1931-2009), Declarations uses art, and the art of movement, to examine empathy as a facilitator of sustainable love, peace, and justice.
Highly personal in its approach, but global in its vision, EMOTIONAL TOURIST explores ways we can increase peace and create nurturing, creative spaces for future generations.
From villages that live in darkness at night to villages that have just discovered how solar power can change their lives, Flip the Switch tells the story of Solar Mamas, women from developing countries who have been trained as solar engineers. Starting in India and making their way to Central America and Africa, this film shows how Hogan Lovells, one of the largest law firms in the world, and Barefoot College, the world's largest NGO, came together to empower women and girls as change agents. Their shared journey illustrates that a global effort to inspire similar committed partnerships is needed to make measurable progress toward the UN SDGs -- one woman at a time, one village at a time.
Food Refuge is about providing displaced peoples from Sudan and Eritrea with food essentials and hot meals that are provided in very simple ways by local, caring people from all different backgrounds in Israel. Not being hungry is the beginning of feeling secure again.
The Armenian photographer girl is looking for a different subject to take part in the photography contest. During the search, she realizes a part of her lost identity in Iran and begins a journey to this country.
AJ Green, a new kid in town, shows up at the high school boys basketball varsity tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Coach takes notice, and so do the other players, some of whom feel threatened by the new blood. The school's team is excellent — second best in the state — and this is the year Coach plans to win it all. AJ proves himself on the court and clearly has talent, heart, and drive — as well as a big secret. Will AJ make the team once the players and coach discover the truth?
A Texas grandfather's love for the oceans and his desire to save them for his grandchildren, launches this epic adventure of a lifetime. The future for our children and the planet we're leaving them are hanging on the edge of disaster. This movie documents the story of Paul Ellis, who, at age 61, attempts to swim 40 miles from the island of Cozumel to Cancun with the hope of generating international attention and spreading the message that each one of us can make a difference no matter your age. It's not too late to take care of the things we love.
From Academy Award-nominated director, Seth Pinsker, comes a short film about hope, faith and forgiveness. A Kurdish refugee working in the heartland of America (Lincoln, Nebraska) as an interpreter, meets a mysterious man that asks for help with life and death consequences.
Too hot! The spawning fish do not come at the right time and the pepper plants end up dying in the heat. "This is a very different weather that not even the spirits can understand." From their gardens, homes, and backyards, the indigenous women of the Amazon involve us in their vast universe of knowledge while they observe the impacts of climate change in their ways of life.