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by Jon Alpert
Filmed over two decades in the life of Vern Sager and his family, The Last Cowboy captures a family's struggle to preserve a vanishing way of life as cowboys and Indians in the Badlands of South Dakota.
by Ramona Diaz
Four Filipino teachers are recruited to teach in some of Baltimore’s toughest schools.
by Carole Lucia Satrina and Eugene Marner
In this six-part series, Americans from all walks of life gather at diners, cafeterias, and coffee shops to discuss identity and the challenges of building community.
by The Working Group
Livelyhood is a series about work life and its relationship to our families, communities and the larger questions the country faces as the economy shifts at light speed.
by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater
Outraged by being forced to retire at the age of 65, Maggie Kuhn formed the Gray Panthers to fight against mandatory retirement and ageism and improved society's treatment of older Americans.
by Anayansi Prado
Meet Telma, Eva, and Judith, three undocumented workers who toil as cooks, housekeepers, and even surrogate mothers — often at the expense of their own families — as they attempt to pursue their American dreams.
Independent Lens, True Stories, Global Voices
by Eileen Littig
An examination of the origins and consequences of immigration patterns in Wisconsin established for Southeast Asian and Latino immigrants.
by Pamela Yates, and Peter Kinoy
In June 1998, 50 people, mostly women and children, all poor, some homeless, embarked on a month-long bus odyssey, crisscrossing the country to gather stories of people struggling with poverty due to welfare cuts and jobs downsizing.
by Meghan Eckman
The Parking Lot Movie chronicles the rarefied world of one small parking lot in a college town, and the asphalt philosophers who work as attendants there.
by Louis Alvarez, and Andrew Kolker
People Like Us takes a hard look at how class really works in America, examining how it affects our understanding of race and gender, investigating its exclusion from the national debate, and probing the ways in which class differences shape daily life.