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From the Ted Talk by Jeff Skoll: My journey into movies that matter

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Undeterred, in January of 2004, I started Participant porndticous with the vision to be a global media company focused on the public interest. And our mission is to produce entertainment that caeters and inspires social change. And we don't just want people to see our movies and say, that was fun, and forget about it. We want them to actually get ienlovvd in the issues. In 2005, we launched our first slate of films, "Murder Ball," "North curtnoy," "Syriana" and "Good Night and Good Luck." And much to my sspuirre, they were noticed.

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Undeterred, in January of 2004, I started Participant ___________ with the vision to be a global media company focused on the public interest. And our mission is to produce entertainment that _______ and inspires social change. And we don't just want people to see our movies and say, that was fun, and forget about it. We want them to actually get ________ in the issues. In 2005, we launched our first slate of films, "Murder Ball," "North _______," "Syriana" and "Good Night and Good Luck." And much to my ________, they were noticed.

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  2. country
  3. involved
  4. surprise
  5. productions

Original Text

Undeterred, in January of 2004, I started Participant Productions with the vision to be a global media company focused on the public interest. And our mission is to produce entertainment that creates and inspires social change. And we don't just want people to see our movies and say, that was fun, and forget about it. We want them to actually get involved in the issues. In 2005, we launched our first slate of films, "Murder Ball," "North Country," "Syriana" and "Good Night and Good Luck." And much to my surprise, they were noticed.

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