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This is a really interesting film by the director of Hollywood blockbusters like Ace Ventura, The Nutty Professor, and Bruce Almighty, after he had a life-transforming accident.
Here's a brilliant way to create a pop up Empathy Cafe (without the coffee). Put a kid's ball pit in the middle of the street and invite strangers to sit in it together and talk. The silly setting opens them up to funny and moving conversations.
Wretches and Jabberers directed by Gerardine Wurzburg, with Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette
The Act of Killing is a documentary based on the murder of many thousands of ethnic Chinese, and others deemed to be communists, in Indonesia in 1965-66. The murderers are still alive, have never been tried, and remain significant figures in their communities.
A detailed documentary series about the American Civil Rights Movement, using nothing more than archival film footage, on-camera interviews, period music, and a narrator's voiceover.
Heartwarming look into the fascinating life of James "The Amazing" Randi. The producers had access to Randi's comprehensive records of his investigations and personal appearances.