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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Class War

Class War

The US military with its vast complex web of branches, agencies and bureaucracies is, in socio-political terms, a metastasized cancer run rampant in the American body of politics, and the Americans are dying of it. Not surprising, the core purpose of armies is...

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Mongolia

Mongolia

Mongolia is one of the highest places on Earth, located between Russia and China. It is characterized by seemingly infinite plains and by the nomadic tradition of its peoples who continue to live in tents. They are completely dedicated to their herds as...

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