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by Justin Webster
In May 2009, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy Guatemalan lawyer, went cycling, knowing he would be killed. He left behind a video accusing the president of his murder. When uploaded to YouTube, it almost brought the government down.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
A behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental organization that the FBI calls the “number one domestic terrorism threat” in America.
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.
Women and Girls Lead, Frontline, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Kirby Dick
The Invisible War exposes one of the United States's most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the military. Today, a female soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens
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...
Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco
Follow the transformation of Judge Juan Guzmán of Chile as he is assigned by judicial lottery to investigate the first criminal cases filed against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, whose regime he had once supported.
Global Voices, POV
by Christine Christopher and Carvin Eison
In the summer of 1964, a three-night riot erupted in two predominantly black neighborhoods in downtown Rochester, New York.
by Michael Chandler
The true story of attempted murder in a small town in Maine.
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.
True Stories, POV
by Justin Webster, Mette Heide, and Don Edkins
Tom Cholmondeley, heir to the largest white-owned estate in Kenya, stands accused of murdering a black poacher on his land. The film follows the case and gives an in-depth look at its sociopolitical context.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices