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by Carma Hinton and Richard Gordon
The inner workings of the Tiananmen Square massacre and its aftermath.
by Tamara Gould and Bonnie Cohen
This intimate look at two candidates struggling to participate in Afghanistan’s constitutional convention shows how the road to becoming a delegate is almost as difficult as the country’s terrain itself; only a fraction of Afghans are elected to this landmark event.
Global Voices, Wide Angle
by Orlando de Guzman
When the tsunami’s waters retreated in the Indonesian territory of Aceh, two opposing forces swept in: foreigners and the Islamic law, Sharia. Indonesia: After the Wave follows the massive influx and subsequent challenge to Aceh’s conservative moral standards.
Frontline World, Global Perspectives Collection
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 Stevan Smith
When an American soldier seeks to return a forgotten diary to its rightful owner - after twenty-five years and across continents - the former enemies are inspired to carve out an enduring friendship and a private peace.
by Stevan Smith
North Vietnamese army veteran Nguyen Van Nghia journeys to the U.S. in a trip sponsored by his former enemy, American veteran Paul Reed.
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 Marlo Poras
When a spunky, mini-skirted daughter of Ho Chi Minh’s revolution leaves cosmopolitan Hanoi for a high school exchange program in rural Mississippi, her ideas about freedom, America, Vietnam, and herself are thrown into question.
Global Voices, POV
by Catherine Gund, Sedika Mojadidi, and Jenny Raskin
Nearly one in seven Afghan women dies in childbirth. Follow an Afghan American filmmaker and her father to his native Afghanistan, where he brings desperately needed medical attention and expertise to the women most susceptible to maternal mortality.
Women of the World, Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Independent Lens