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by Steve James
A look at a group of men and women — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons — that are trying to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once employed.
Frontline, Women and Girls Lead, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Mark Birnbaum and Jim Schermbeck
When Larry Tannahill and the ACLU challenge a proposal for mandatory drug testing in schools, because Tannahill believes it violates his 12-year-old son's rights, they meet with hostility and ostracism from the small community of Lockney, Texas.
POV, True Stories
by Ramona Diaz
Four Filipino teachers are recruited to teach in some of Baltimore’s toughest schools.
by Tom Weidlinger
A look at neighborhoods across the country where ordinary people are working together to make a difference — one person at a time.
by Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart
A community beset by a crippled economy and dwindling population is the setting for this documentary following a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team over a season. The team’s struggle to compete parallels the town’s own fight for survival.
by Rebecca Marshall
A personal narrative about the life and death of award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller.
by Julie Mallozzi
Their parents escaped Cambodia's killing fields — now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.
by Daniel Anker
Featuring the musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra, Music from the Inside Out weaves together a mosaic of the stories, ideas, experiences and music making that form the heart of these musicians’ lives, inside and outside the concert hall.
by Gabrielle Mullem
A look at a creative and music jazz camp in New Orleans for blind and visually-impaired teenagers run by master musician Henry Butler.
by Gini Reticker, and Jerry Kupfer
The rapid expansion of a once sleepy community prompts a painful contest for control of the public schools.