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The White Helmets

40-minute Netflix video

Grain Media & Violet Films

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As airstrikes and bomb blasts become commonplace in Syria’s civilian localities, a group of indefatigable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble despite opposition and criticism from all quarters. This Oscar-winning film sees director Orlando von Einsiedel follow the perilous work of The White Helmets also known as the Syrian Civil Defence Force: volunteers who are the last hope of many civilians caught in the crossfire of Syria's bloody civil war.

Fishing Palk Bay

30-minute YouTube video

Evanescence Studios and Dakshin Foundation

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At the southern edge of India’s Coramandel Coast lies the Palk Bay, a 100-km long, 40-km wide warm and shallow sea that sustains a unique and diverse ecosystem. Once famous for its bountiful natural pearls, the ecosystem of the region has now changed drastically due to mechanised fishing. Weaving the human narrative in with that of the indigenous marine life, the film features some breath-taking underwater photography and an engaging background score. It makes the point that the protection of nature and the traditional fishing culture are inseparable.


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