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Baran

2001

In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker, is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.

94 min

Poor Kids

N/A

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids

Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta, and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.

Shoplifters

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

Once Were Warriors

A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.

The Last Days of Disco

Story of two female Manhattan book editors fresh out of college, both finding love and themselves while frequenting the local disco.

My Name Is Joe

Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.

No Sudden Move

A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.

The Antidote

Made in response to the times we are living in, THE ANTIDOTE is a feature documentary that weaves together stories of kindness, decency, and the power of community in America. It's about ...

The Glass Castle

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

EXPLORE TOPIC

Compassion