Director Alexandra exposes the struggle of a group of 220 asylum seekers in Amsterdam as they mobilise in the “WE ARE HERE” movement. What’s it like to be stuck in a wealthy country and
The film is homage to Willemstad’s multiculturalism and unique urban architecture.The history of Willemstad, Curacao, on island just of the coast of Venezuela, reads like a storybook: centuries of colonial domination, looting and slavery, Dutch mercantile spirit and the development of trade. The mixture of cultures from all corners of the globe have made it a fascinating melting pot.
This is a poignant six-part international television series public engagement campaign and a set of educational tools that provide real insight into the complex nature of poverty.The six episodes are all structured around themes of access.
Arguably the first film that seriously tackles the historic events that lead to the creation of 750,000 Palestinian refugees at the end of the first Israeli-Arab war of 1948. Based on historian Benny Morris’ book “The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1947-49.
Today’s children will eventually become the leaders of the 21st century. In these short films children of 4 continents touch our hearts and inspire us with their the valid and surprising statements about.
Portrays the lives of three female ex-child combatants. They participated in the decade-long Civil Wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia; some were abducted, raped and forcibly recruited. Others volunteered in order to find protection. While trying to reintegrate into society, a lot still are rejected.
This is the story of Water an extraordinary television series about a subject that touches virtually everybody on the planet. It is a story of life and death, of rich and poor of beauty, despair, crisis and hope!
This long documentary initiated by Benny Brunner has 9 chapters and gives a provocative, unusual perspective on Israel/Palestine, looked at through the eyes youngsters and two Israeli comics. With confronting and absurd street theatre, they show the mind-set of the Israeli society after 60 years of independence.
Dramatic new light illuminates the disaster inflicted upon the Palestinian people and their culture in 1948. This entirely unknown historical event came into light by chance; while researching in various state archives, Israeli PhD student Gish Amit stumbled upon documents from 1948-9 that mentioned “collecting books in Arabic from occupied territories.”
Avigdor Loonsteijn and Dana Ohana tell what it means to become Bar and Bat mitzwa. The term ‘Mitswa’ literally means ‘son of it or commanded’ or ‘daughter of it. According to the Jewish tradition, a boy on his 13-birthday becomes Mitswa.