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The Storm that Swept Mexico

by Raymond Telles

The complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution and its legacy.

Stranded: The Andes Plane Crash Survivors

by Gonzalo Arijon and Marc Silvera

Stranded is a parable of human survival and extreme measures as a group of young athletes break society’s greatest taboo in order to survive after a plane crash in the mountains.

Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Tattooed Under Fire

by Nancy Schiesari

A look at River City Tattoo Parlor in Killeen, Texas — home to Fort Hood, America’s largest military base — where war-bound and returning soldiers go under the needle and confess their deepest secrets and fears.

True-Hearted Vixens

by Mylene Moreno

A 1-hour documentary about three women bucking convention: chasing dreams of professional athletic careers in a start-up tackle football league.

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A Working Mom

by Limor Pinhasov and Yaron Kaftori

A divorced mother of two returns to her home and children in Bolivia after 15 years of struggling for a better life in Israel — only to find that her family members have become strangers.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz

by Paige West and Anne-Marie Russell

Part Sesame Street, part Andy Warhol, Brazilian-born Vik Muniz uses charm, bulldozers, chocolate sauce, and chartered planes to create and explain his celebrated conceptual art.

Independent Lens

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