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by Louis Alvarez, and Andrew Kolker
People Like Us takes a hard look at how class really works in America, examining how it affects our understanding of race and gender, investigating its exclusion from the national debate, and probing the ways in which class differences shape daily life.
by Nitza Gonen and Dalit Kimor
In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children.
Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Wide Angle
by Po Kutchins and Katie Galloway
Prison Town, U.S.A. allows the vivid voices of "lifer" inmates, ranchers, and politicians to reveal the untold story of the impact of America's prison-building boom.
by Sasha Waters Freyer
The last 40 families of Blair, West Virginia stay to fight America's second-largest coal company as mountaintop removal mining threatens their homes.
True Stories, Independent Lens
by Taggart Siegel and Teri Lang
Against all odds, John Peterson abandons conventional chemical farming and fights local hysteria to build a thriving organic farm and a progressive farm community.
by Hugo Perez
In an industry dominated by genetically modified seeds, a poor farmer struggles to survive. When he resorts to smuggling now-illegal organic seeds across borders he risks everything.
by Lourdes Portillo
The remains of more than 250 sexually assaulted girls have been found in the desert outside of Juarez, Mexico. The victims’ relatives will not rest until these crimes are solved.
Global Voices, POV
by Kelly Anderson
An unconventional love story set in the world of private prisons, where inmates work for giant corporations, starring Chris Meloni.
by Jon Else
An innovative documentary of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle opera from the point of view of the union stagehands at the San Francisco Opera.
by Micha Peled
Tracking the controversy in a town divided over whether to permit the construction of a discount mega-store, Store Wars uncovers how discount retail chains are changing not only the way Americans shop, but the way they work and live.