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I Bought a Rainforest

Jag köpte en regnskog
Helena Nygren, Jacob Andrén / Sweden / 2010 / 58 min.

Like hundreds of thousands of Swedish schoolchildren, when Jacob Andrén was eight years old he got involved in a public collection to save the rainforests. At the time, the money that was collected was sent to Latin America, where it was meant to be used for purchasing part of a rainforest in order ...


I Was Worth 50 Sheep

Jag var värd 50 Lamm
Nima Sarvestani / Sweden / 2010 / 52 min.

Many Afghan men are followers of radical Islam and honour the tradition of trading in wives, who are a generation younger and whom they sometimes don't treat any better than a dog. This is also the case with 16-year-old Sabere, whose father died when she was seven years old, which resulted in her being ...


I Won't Go

I Won't Go
Georgina Hurcombe / UK / 2010 / 28 min.

Oli Truss, who is 90, lives alone in the UK in a ramshackle house with a cat, a dog, and a pony. The director Georgina Hurcombe sought out the subject who had tutored her as a child in mathematics and had already been concidered eccentric in her local village back then. Oli says she likes it when visitors ...


In the Lands of Silence - Nikolai and Ludmila

V krajinách ticha - Nikolaj a Ludmila
Zdeněk N. Bričkovský / Czech Republic / 2011 / 65 min.

While shooting his latest film, which takes place in the Siberian taiga region, fate led documentary-maker Zdeněk N. Bričkovský to Nikolaj and Ludmila. Even though they don't know each other, they have a lot in common. Fifty-year-old Ludmila lives alone on the edge of the forgotten Siberian village ...


In the Name of the Family

In the Name of the Family
Shelley Saywell / Canada / 2010 / 60 min.

According to UN reports, approximately 5,000 honour killings occur around the world every year. The bulk of these crimes take place in the Middle East and southeast Asia, but they happen in Western countries as well. Shelley Saywell, the director of this disturbing film initially looks at a story from ...


Inside Disaster

Inside Disaster
Nadine Pequeneza / Canada / 2010 / 87 min.

More than 250,000 people died in Haiti during a devastating earthquake in January in 2010. Another 300,000 were injured and half a million lost their homes. Help from humanitarian organisations from countries around the world, including People in Need, was not long in coming. Even for very experienced ...


Into the Current: Burma's Political Prisoners

Into the Current: Burma's Political Prisoners
Jeanne Hallacy / Thailand, Burma / 2011 / 87 min.

Despite the fact that Bo Kyi is a distinguished human rights campaigner, he does not really seek media attention. As far back as 1988, he stood with the students who actively headed demonstrations against the military regime in Burma. After an armed crackdown by the military junta, which left more than ...