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Last Days of the Arctic

by Margret Jonasdottir and Magnus Vidar Sigurdsson

RAX is a photographer who has made a career of capturing the human faces of climate change, and the vanishing lifestyles of the Far North.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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The Last Tightrope Dancer in Armenia

by Vardan Hovhannisyan and Inna Sahakyan

Two elderly masters of Armenian tightrope dancing search for an understudy to carry on a dying tradition.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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A Lion's Trail

by Francois Verster, Dan Jawitz, and Mark J. Kaplan

In the 1920s, Zulu singer Solomon Linda composed "Mbube," a hit melody in his native South Africa. Decades later, it skyrocketed to the top of the international pop charts as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." Follow this beloved song's rocky history, from South Africa to Brooklyn and back, asking why Linda died penniless, while American artists made millions off of his music.

Global Voices, Independent Lens

Mirror Dance

by Frances McElroy and Maria T. Rodriguez

One embraced the Cuban revolution, the other American democracy. Separated by time, place and politics, identical twins Margarita and Ramona de SaĆ” continued to share a passion for dance. Mirror Dance explores the story of two women forever linked, struggling to overcome rifts not only between sisters, but also between nations.

Independent Lens, Global Voices

Miss Nikki & The Tiger Girls

by Juliet Lamont

If you think it's hard making it as an all-girl band, try being the first to do it with a military dictatorship breathing down your neck.

Global Perspectives Collection, Women of the World, Global Voices

Revolucion: Five Visions

by Nicole Cattell

Revolucion: Five Visions presents the story of five Cuban photographers whose lives and work span more than four decades, and whose perspectives on photography are as varied as their opinions about the Cuban Revolution.

Global Voices, Independent Lens

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Street Ballad: A Jakarta Story

by Daniel Ziv

A young, gifted street musician searches for identity, legitimacy, and love on the frenzied streets of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

Visiones: Latino Art and Culture

by Hector Galan

This six-part examines the richness and impact of Latino culture through the eyes of some of the most influential painters, musicians, dancers, and writers working in America today.

Global Voices

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