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by Maro Chermayeff, Jamie Gordon, and Mikaela Beardsley
This multi-platform project is centered around a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast event based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's widely acclaimed book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens
by Goro Toshima
A gang member, a hustler, and a small-time dealer discover that walking out the prison gates is just the beginning in this intimate film on the experience of doing time and trying to go straight.
by Monica Lam, David Petersen, and Fawn Ring
Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter follows the making of a contemporary opera written by Amy Tan with music by Stewart Wallace.
by Spencer Nakasako
A young Southeast Asian couple wrestle with the nebulous cultural zone between first and second generation immigrant life.
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 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.
POV, Global Voices
by Orlando Bagwell
Examining racial dynamics in diverse communities across the United States, this four-part series explores how race shapes Americans' sense of national and individual identity.
by Julie Mallozzi
Their parents escaped Cambodia's killing fields — now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.
by William Kubota
Most Honorable Son tells the story of U.S. Army aerial gunner Ben Kuroki, a Japanese American who volunteered to fight against Japan to prove his loyalty to America.
by Renee Tajima-Pena
The filmmaker takes to the road to see what it means to be Asian American in our rapidly-changing society.