Society - 6

What Would It Look Like?

What Would It Look Like?

We like to think that this planet is experiencing a spiritual evolution but there are no signs of it. We're still trying to invade one another's minds and we're still trying to tell each other what to do and what to think. Can...

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Gypsy Child Thieves

Gypsy Child Thieves

For centuries gypsies lived on the margins of society and faced brutal discrimination. Many have resorted to begging and stealing to survive, but in the last twenty years organized crime has taken over and since 2007, when Romania joined the European Union, gypsy...

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Girl Killers

Girl Killers

Nearly thirty percent of Indians live in poverty and for women this economic position brings a life of animosity. The parents of the bride must give a dowry which often renders them bankrupt. As a result female infanticide is a common and established...

8.05

Party Games

Party Games

This is the contemporary politics of China, seen through the eyes of the student looking for a spot in the Communist Party, the party official on the campaign path, the artist who endured the past, the communist who became capitalist, a Buddhist, and...

8.80

Food is Heaven

Food is Heaven

As scarcity and desolation stalks the land, an expert chef is looking for the greatest meal, a student is challenging his father to pursue his dreams and rebellious advocate battles the plants and their grime that is eating up the province. An ancient...

8.48

City of Dreams

City of Dreams

It's party time in the birthplace of Chinese communism. Welcome to 21st century Shanghai. It's glorious to be rich is the party's new directive. A new middle-class is creating a surge of wealth, a surge that is leaving millions behind. In an abandoned...

8.33

Pan-American Adventure

Pan-American Adventure

This is an endurance test for men and material and on this journey we meet unusual people and encounter untamed nature. We discover many hidden jewels and rarely feel unwelcomed. We dive into the unknown and travel through 14 American countries discovering an...

7.93

The Bridge of the Spirits

The Bridge of the Spirits

The ritual drums sound in the west of the Ivory Coast in Western Africa. In the language of percussion, they broadcast the rhythms identifying the different families and clans, telling them to come to the village square. The masks have arrived and soon...

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Ghosts of Sulawesi

Ghosts of Sulawesi

The dance these men are performing indicates that in a small village called Kete someone important has just died. Now his relatives must organize very complicated and very expensive funeral rites, which will mark the return of the deceased to the world of...

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