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Think you know homelessness? Think again...  
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Lindqvist has amassed a body of evidence in this enlightening history of bombing warfare, making use of a huge range of historical sources.

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On what seems to be just another ordinary day in a french city, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women...

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Things Fall Apart tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial conflict between the individual and society, traces Okonkwo’s fall from grace with the tribal world.

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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.

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Rabbie, a carpenter’s son, loves to carve things, but when he does he looks inside them to show the best of what is there.   When he carves a dog he shows its brave spirit and loyalty but leaves off its lame leg.   When he visits a nearby town he finds it terrorized by a giant!

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 A young man, Victor (Sbaraglia), arrives in Paris where his family have gathered around his seriously ill father Max (Fernán Gómez), a former mogul now deteriorating physically and mentally. Max begins to behave very strangely, as his memories and those of Spain's past begin to cloud his mind.

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This film offers the perspective of two challenges in life, that of someone with a disability and racial discrimiation.  Rizwan Khan, played by Shah Rukh Khan, has to overcome the challenges of Asperger's Syndrome in the first half of the film.  Despite this challenge, he manages to find love and

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Director of the Groupwork Institute of Australia, Glen Ochre, brings together more than 40 years’ experience to unravel the intricate dynamics of groups. Her practical guide focuses on situations where problems most often arise and provides the ‘nuts and bolts’ of how to overcome them.

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This animated film, which won the 1988 Academy Award for best short animated film, is based on a story by Jean Giono.  It tells the story of a man in Provence who by the strength of his indomitable will and love for the land, transforms a barren wasteland into a verdant landscape.

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