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Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids

2004

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.

85 min

Landfill Harmonic

Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra. An unlikely orchestra made out of recycled trash. As this group takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world, we ...

Poor Kids

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The Butcher Boy

The antisocial son of an alcoholic father and a bipolar mother grows up in 1960s Ireland.

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.

Crazywise

What can we learn from those who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience? During a quarter-century documenting indigenous cultures, human-rights photographer and filmmaker Phil Borges often saw these cultures identify "psychotic" symptoms as an indicator of s...

Baran

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.

Tsotsi

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Where Do We Go Now?

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.

Shoplifters

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

Precious

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

EXPLORE TOPIC

Compassion