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Frontiers of Dreams and Fears

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.

Iraqi Exodus

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

Lioness

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.

Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens

The List

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.

Global Voices

Love Inventory

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

My Country, My Country

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

My So-Called Enemy

by Lisa Gossels and Eden Wurmfeld

My So-Called Enemy follows six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls committed to justice and mutual understanding after participating in a women’s leadership program, and how their lives and realities are transformed over the next seven years.

Global Voices

On the Border of Desperation

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

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People and the Land

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.

Pickles, Inc.

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

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