A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

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Jerusalem. Gaza. Only a hundred kilometers separate these two cities which are home to Tal, a 17-year old French girl, recently relocated to Jerusalem from Paris and Naïm, a young Palestinian in his 20’s, born, raised and confined in Gaza. After witnessing her first bomb attack, Tal refuses to accept that hatred is all that can exist between Palestinians and Israelis....

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From Dakar to Bandiagara

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From Dakar to Bandiagara chronicles the intimate journey of Koumba Ball as she retraces her African roots in Senegal and Mali and finds that the traditional customs of her ancestors give new meaning to her modern life.

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Finemachiyamoche (Where are you going Moshe?)

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In 1963, shortly after Morocco obtained its independence from France, many Moroccan Jews left their homeland in secrecy to immigrate to the young state of Israel. The Moroccan Jews from the small village of Bejjad were organizing also their secret departure with the help of their Rabbi. Worried, they wonder if Berbeq’ha, the village idiot, will be able to leave.

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Le Doigt dans l’oeil

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At the heart of the Manicouagan reservoir, on the island of René-Levasseur in Northern Quebec, lie the remnants of the fifth largest meteorite impact on an otherwise untouched part of the Boreal forest.  The authorization of a permit to exploit the surrounding area, which represents the ancestral territory of the Innue nation, launched an ideological, economic, legal...

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Hakuna Matata

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Hakuna Matata follows host and well-known Quebec personality Josée Bournival as she discovers the exotic countries of Kenya and Tanzania. While in the heart of wild east Africa, experience first-hand the exotic people, places and adventures that these exciting countries have to offer.

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These Girls

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Based on the humorously edgy play by Vivienne Laxdal, These Girlsis the story of three teenage girls who, in turn, seduce and then attempt to share Keith, an older married man. It is a tale of innocence, jealousy and friendship told as a provocative coming-of-age story.



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Le gout des jeunes filles

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Haiti, 1971. Against the backdrop of poverty, fear and a brutal dictatorship, Le goût des jeunes filles is about Fanfan through whose eyes the story is told. Having lived a somewhat sheltered life with his protective mother, Fanfan is a 15-year-old boy who just wants to experience life for himself with his streetwise friend Gégé. Following a bizarrely terrifying...

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Big Money

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Jack, a widowed retiree, gambles daily at the run-down Lucky Star. When two young factory workers accost him, Magda, a grizzled gambler everyone believes to be crazy, comes to his defence and an awkward friendship blossoms between the two lonely souls. In the tawdry atmosphere of the Lucky Star, Big Money explores the nature of solitude, the longing...

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