The film tells the true story of French clown Miloud Oukili from his arrival in Romania in 1992 to his encounter with the street children of Bucharest who live in the streets eking a living out of petty crime, begging, and prostitution. Miloud will succeed in creating a real circus company with the children.
THEME: Homeless child
I met the parada association last year in occasion of a tour that the kids were doing in europe, it was moving to see how good they are at doing their show, thinking of what they have past.
The Last King of Scotland tells the fictional story of a young Scottish doctor who travels to Uganda and becomes the personal physician to the dictator Idi Amin. The film is based on factual events of Amin's rule.
Mandragora is a 1997 film by Polish director Wiktor Grodecki about the mental and physical decline of a 15-year old boy who runs away from his seemingly distanced father to Prague, where he becomes a victim of the drug and sex scene.
A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.
The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, a transgender man who pursues a relationship with a young woman, played by Chloë Sevigny, and is beaten, raped and murdered by his male acquaintances after they discover he is anatomically female.