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Fallon, NV: Deadly Oasis

by Amie Williams

Residents of a quiet ranching community and “Top Gun” naval air base struggle to discover why the children of their town are diagnosed with leukemia at 44 times the national average.

Family Portrait in Black and White

by Julia Ivanova

One foster mother is raising 16 black orphans in Ukraine, a country where 99.9 percent of the population is white, and where race does matter.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Family Remains

by Tamara Jenkins and Scott Macaulay

A mother and daughter are marooned in a sleepy community 10 years after the disappearance of the girl’s father in this film by Tamara Jenkins.

First Surface

by Theodore Lyman

What if, at 12 years old, you could remember being an old man?

Fishbowl

by Kayo Hatta, Linda Barry, and Eleanor Nakama-Mitsungaga

Adapted from Lois-Ann Yamanaka’s Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers, this dramatic short follows 13-year-old Lovey of Hilo, Hawaii, as she tries to be anything but herself.

Independent Lens

For Once in My Life

by Jim Bigham and Mark Moormann

Every member of the Spirit of Goodwill band copes with incredible challenges and obstacles, but nothing holds them back when it's time to rock the house.

Independent Lens

Forgotten Fires

by Michael Chandler and Vivian Kleiman

When two young men burn down two historic black churches in rural South Carolina, the community is forced to confront the true state of race relations in the post-civil rights South.

Foto-Novelas

by Carlos Avila and Kurt Kaya

Using fantastic elements from the Mexican and Latin American comic book tradition, everyday reality is woven with magical realism into four original half-hour dramas.

Frontiers of Dreams and Fears

by Mai Masri

Two girls living in refugee camps in Beirut and Bethlehem share the feelings and hopes of a new generation of young Palestinians.

Garbage Dreams

by Mai Iskander

The world’s largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The Zabaleen (Arabic for “garbage people”) recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, but now multinational corporations threaten their livelihood.

Independent Lens, Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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