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by Mai Masri
Two girls living in refugee camps in Beirut and Bethlehem share the feelings and hopes of a new generation of young Palestinians.
by Paul Mitchell and Tania Rakhmanova
The staggering refugee crisis unfolding in the Middle East as Iraqis flee their war-torn homeland.
Global Perspectives Collection, Wide Angle
by Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers
An intimate look at war through the eyes of women on the front lines and the U.S. military policy that bans them from combat.
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead
by Beth Murphy
A modern-day Oskar Schindler story about Kirk Johnson, a 26-year-old American aid worker, fighting to save thousands of Iraqis whose lives are in danger because they worked for the United States to help rebuild Iraq.
by David Fisher and Yahaly Gat
Enlisting his four reluctant siblings, an Israeli filmmaker goes looking for a missing person from their past, uncovering a secret that changes their family forever.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Laura Poitras and Jocelyn S. Glatzer
Telling the behind-the-scenes story of the January 2005 national elections in Iraq, this provocative documentary is a testament to the courage of people willing to put their lives on the line for the promise of democracy.
Global Voices, POV
by Nima Sarvestani
Poverty, violence, and extreme conditions in Kurdistan, Iran, are forcing Kurds like Tala into petrol smuggling over the border to Iraq at great risk.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Tom Hayes
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the Occupied West Bank and Gaza cuts the fabric of this small part of the world like a knife, dividing everyone and everything.
by Nitza Gonen and Dalit Kimor
In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children.
Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Wide Angle
by Justine Shapiro and B.Z. Goldberg
A compelling and humorous take on the Middle East conflict from the perspectives of seven Palestinian and Israeli children living only minutes apart in Jerusalem but locked in separate worlds.
Global Voices, POV