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"Jean Vanloo, king of clubs" is the story of a self-taught Belgian music producer from the 70’s, scammed by his partner and eager to gain his financial and artistic freedom; so he manages to produce his own record and ends up producing one of the biggest disco hits of the music history, "Born to be Alive".
There are countries where EVERYONE can earn from renewable energy business more than from bank deposit. Would 5% convince you to change your energy supplier? Give up fossil fuels? Stop feeding the greed of multinational corporations?
In the 1970s, the Bronx was on fire. Abandoned by city government, nearly a half-million people were displaced as their close-knit, multi-ethnic neighborhood burned, reducing the community to rubble. While insidious government policies caused the devastation, Black and Puerto Rican residents bore the blame.
Southern outskirts of Milan. Gratosoglio, a muslim-majority neighbourhood. Four seventeen-year-old girls and two boys of the same age, Christians and Muslims, challenge themselves with Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, led by a young actress. Are Montagues and Capulets like Christians and Muslims? What is the meaning of falling in love with your enemy?
Even though the Government expelled them from their lands in the name of ecologic preservation 40 years ago, a group of panners keep searching the rivers for gold, deep in Costa Rica’s jungle. Their living as modern pariahs shows their fight for survivance, and questions the country's conservationist fame.
Director - Álvaro Torres Crespo
Project Title (Original Language): Nosotros las piedras
The Brazilian Amazon now reckons 85 million cows, three for every human dweller. In the 1970s, there were almost no cows and the rainforest was intact. Since then, a portion the size of France has disappeared, 66% of which transformed into pastures.
This is the life story of three people. Ane is a cook from island of Mljet, Croatia, Pavel, a skipper from Italy and Yiannis, a Greek fisherman. All of them are passionate about sea and life on its coasts. In summer, the small places where they live offer many opportunities, while winter imposes limits on their life choices. Yet, the love for the sea keeps them living on its coasts, even when it is not easy to survive there.