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108 (Cuchillo de Palo)
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(Icarus Films), 1 hour 34 mins

When Rodolfo Costa was found naked on the floor of his home in Paraguay, he had been dead for days. Though ostensibly jobless, he had mysteriously amassed a small fortune. He also had a secret alias-Hector Torres-and a secret life.

At the time, Renate Costa Perdomo was a young girl. Asked to select her uncle's bur...

(Icarus Films), 1 hour 34 mins
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Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 58 mins
The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda. Soviet troops entered Afghanistan in 1979. This was the war that changed the world. Western countries refer to it as 'The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan'. For the Russians it w...
(Icarus Films, 2015), 58 mins
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As a Young Girl of Thirteen...
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(Icarus Films, 2011), 1 hour 29 mins

In AS A YOUNG GIRL OF 13, Holocaust survivor Simone Lagrange recounts in detail her life before the war, her deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau, and her role in bringing Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie to justice.

Essentially an extended conversation interspersed with archival images and earlier footage of Lagrange,...

(Icarus Films, 2011), 1 hour 29 mins
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Ben Barka
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(Icarus Films), 1 hour 24 mins

Ben Barka was abducted on a Paris street in October 1965 and later murdered; his body was never found, nor were the culprits positively identified. By documenting the life and significant accomplishments of Ben Barka—his dedication to his country and people - this compelling documentary answers the question, "Wh...

(Icarus Films), 1 hour 24 mins
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Bones of Contention
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 1 hour 15 mins

BONES OF CONTENTION is the first nonfiction feature film to explore the theme of historical memory in Spain, focusing on the repression of lesbians and gays under Franquismo. Lining the roads of Spain, masked by miles and miles of pine trees, are unmarked graves in which over a hundred twenty thousand victims of t...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 1 hour 15 mins
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A Day with... Abdoul [Niger]
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins

Every day, nine-year-old Abdoul gets into his father's dugout canoe, and crosses the Niger River to reach his island school. The trip is an opportunity for him to sing with his friends, to review his lessons --and, if he is lucky, to get a look at the hippos that live on this part of the river.

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(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins
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A Day with... Alhousseni [Niger]
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins

Alhousseni lives in a small village in Agadez province, Niger. At 11 years old, he is a schoolboy with one obsession: buying his own bicycle. After school, he sells small toys and talc pendants he makes himself, saving up the money to reach his goal.

A DAY WITH... is a series of eight short documentary portraits o...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins
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A Day with... Ato [Burkina Faso]
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins

At age 10, Ato already knows he is not cut out for school. He likes walking the streets of his hometown of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, playing soccer with his best friends, and, above all, spending his afternoons learning how to repair cars so that he can one day open his own garage.

A DAY WITH... is a series of ei...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins
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A Day with... Moussa [Senegal]
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins

Twelve-year-old Moussa is the son of a Fulani shepherd who lives in the savanna in eastern Niger. Every Friday, he accompanies his father to the livestock market, where he learns about animals in hopes of one day becoming a veterinarian. In the meantime, he and his brothers go to school in the village and do whate...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 13 mins
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Death Squadrons
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(Icarus Films), 1 hour

"Our war was very efficient. In three years, the subversives were annihilated."- General Ramon Diaz Bessone of Argentina

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, much of Latin America was under the control of brutal military juntas engaged in what they perceived as a life-and-death war against communists. The role of the U...

(Icarus Films), 1 hour
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