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by Diane Zander
Texas teenager Tara Neal wrestles through the last year that state guidelines allow her to compete with boys, amid conflict and pressures from family and community.
Independent Lens, True Stories
by Thomas Balmés
Pyanki is a 9-year-old monk living in Laya, a Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalaya. How will the first television signals ever seen in Laya shape him?
Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens
by Dick Rude
This eight-minute mini-rockumentary features legendary Clash frontman Joe Strummer on his last tour.
by Sudeshna Bose
Follow a young pickpocket through the streets of Kolkata, where he plies his trade and plays a real-life game of cops and robbers...
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens
by Scott Dalton and Margarita Martinez
La Sierra follows the lives of three young people living in a Medellín, Colombia neighborhood ruled by violence and a group of teenage paramilitants as they confront war, death, and love.
by Emma Rossi Landi and Alberto Vendemmiati
Three young adults born to Filipino mothers by U.S. servicemen battle against social stigma, family problems, and identity-related issues 18 years after the last U.S. base closed.
Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection
by Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar
This inspiring, harrowing and intimate series follows five children as they fight against cancer with the help of their families, nurses, and doctors over a span of six years.
by Dan Cronin, Dave Munro, Putnam, Martha Pinson, Tom Schroeder, Paul Sullivan, Josh Blum, and Xandra Castleton
Combining humor, insight, and brevity, six short films explore love, basketball, bicycles, and what it means to be a man.
by Tracy Rector and Annie Silverstein of Longhouse Media
The journey of three teens from the Swinomish Indian Tribe who make a film about the threat from two local oil refineries.
by Daniel Birman
Follows the sad and startling story of Cyntoia Brown, who is serving a life sentence for a murder she committed at age of 16.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens