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A River Changes Course
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University of Toronto – Play List
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Documenting a social experiment in Chile in which 150 marginalized families are transplanted into a middle-class neighbourhood, who's residents view them as potential delinquents.
Three young Cambodians struggle to overcome the crushing effects of deforestation, overfishing, and overwhelming debt in this devastating and beautiful story of an ancient culture ravaged by globalization.
A rare insight into the the heart and mind of a former Burmese soldier, laying bare the brutal regime and the political and psychological power that the junta wields over his country.
Burma’s video journalist keep up a flow of news from within their closed country, despite risking torture and life in jail. Their footage keeps the revolution alive.
In Uganda, David Kato and his fellow LGBT activists work to defeat new legislation that would make homosexuality punishable by death.
Dharavi, India's biggest slum is to be demolish and its profitable real estate turned into billions of Dollars. The film follows the struggle of the underprivileged to defend their homes and livelihoods against mounting globalization.
Two Chinese citizen armed with laptops, cell phones, and digital cameras develop skills as independent one-man news stations while learning to navigate China’s evolving censorship regulations and avoiding the risk of political persecution.
The story of the first generation of transsexuals, as told by five women who underwent surgical reassignment procedures in 1950s Casablanca.
Women played key roles in the revolutions that swept the Middle East. In the aftermath of these political upheavals, they find themselves on the front line of the clash between traditionalism and secularism in modern Islam.
Romania has the appearance of a Western, capitalist democracy but has the lowest per capita income of all former Soviet states. What has caused this country's lopsided economic growth?
A heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life.
This is a personal essay that aims to broaden the options that are made available to parents in the context of the chemical world we live in today.
Planet of Snail
Young-Chan is a deaf-blind poet, who shares the world around him with his devoted wife Soon-Ho, with whom he communicates using a touch-based form of Braille.
A character driven film, following four Israeli boys from their high school graduation and deep into the army service. At the age of 18 they will all become the property of the national army.
Putin's Games investigates the absurd nomination of Sochi as the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, and the political forces that propelled this sub-tropical city to be selected as host.
State of Play
Top video game players in South Korea can earn hundreds of thousands. But what happens to these young men's lives when play becomes work?
From its humble beginnings as simple street food, sushi has exploded into an international phenomenon in just over 30 years. A fascinating investigation into the cultural and economic consequences of our growing sushi addiction.
Told through the inimitable documentary style of Martin Scorsese, The 50 Year Argument rides the waves of literary, political and cultural history as charted by its subject: the influential and renowned publication The NY Review of Books.
In this chilling and inventive Oscar nominated documentary, the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love.
No one escapes Guantanamo unscathed. Not the law, not the political morale – and certainly not the people. The film tells the story of these people and depicts their search for a life after Guantanamo.
The film chronicles China’s first official collaboration with Broadway, the the staging of the American musical FAME, by the senior class at China's top drama academy.
The Women/Pioneers uncovers the passion, struggle and pain of the female pioneers who came to Palestine a hundred years ago with the dreams of creating a new world and a new woman
Delving behind the headlines with Femen, the world's most provocative feminist movement, Ukraine's "topless crusaders"
Women Of Hammas
A rare insight into the inner workings of Hammas, from the perspective of some of the organisations most powerful female members.
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