Aya grows up with her mother on the island of Lahou (Ivory Coast). Joyful and carefree, she likes to pick coconuts and sleep on the sand. However, her paradise is doomed to disappear under the waters. As the waves threaten her house, Aya makes a choice: the sea can rise, but she will not leave her island.
Aya / Simon Gillard / Belgium, France / 2021 / 90 min.
3 moms. 4 kids. 18 years in prison.–Since the beginning of theWar on Drugs, the number of women in U.S. prisons has grown over 800%. The majority are mothers. In a Midwestern state caught between harsh drug sentencing and rising incarceration for women, three unforgettable mothers–Tomika, Lydia, and Amanda–return home from prison and rebuild their …
NO SIMPLE WAY HOME
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THE LAST TOURIST
Travel is at a tipping point. Tourists are unintentionally destroying the very things they have come to see. Overtourism has magnified its impact on the environment, wildlife, and vulnerable communities around the globe. Filmed in over 16 countries and guided by the world’s leading tourism and conservation visionaries, The Last Tourist reveals the real conditions …