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by Robert A. Clift
As hip-hop music and culture continue to redefine American life, its influence exposes the high stakes of the struggle to cross or maintain the cultural divide.
by David Osit
Sharif El-Gamal wanted to give back to Lower Manhattan by building a community center called Park51. When the project flew into the spcial consciousness as a political football called the "Ground Zero Mosque," El-Gamal's dreams and faith were shaken.
by Rebecca Snedeker
New Orleans filmmaker Rebecca Snedeker gives an unprecedented look at the secrets and inner workings of the old-line Carnival societies and debutante balls of Mardi Gras.
by Christie Herring
The true consequences of California’s Proposition 8 vote are revealed through the deeply compelling personal stories of several men and women fighting passionately in defense of same-sex marriage.
by Dragan Nikolic and Jovana Nikolic
A fishing roulette about the Rat brothers, cats, dogs, and caviar.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Jordan Mechner, Don Normark, Andrew Anderson, and Mark Moran
Don Normark's haunting photographs evoke a lost Mexican-American village in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, razed in the 1950s to build Dodger Stadium.
by Carlos Sandoval
A Class Apart brings to life the heroic struggle of Mexican Americans from Texas to dismantle the discrimination targeted against them.
by Simon Chambers, Teddy Leifer, and Paul Taylor
Aided by two locals, director Simon Chambers goes to the poorest area in India where a tribe is fighting to save a sacred mountain from multinational mining moguls who say its resources will bring prosperity to the people.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Stacy Peralta
It’s a civil war that’s lasted 40 years. Passed down from son to son. Fought eye for an eye. More than 15,000 dead and counting, while the world stands by. Welcome to South Central Los Angeles.
by Johnny Symons
Exploring the growing phenomenon of gay fatherhood through the stories of four families, Daddy & Papa looks at gay fathers who face both the routine and revolutionary challenges of becoming parents.