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by Gabrielle Mullem
A look at a creative and music jazz camp in New Orleans for blind and visually-impaired teenagers run by master musician Henry Butler.
by Gini Reticker, and Jerry Kupfer
The rapid expansion of a once sleepy community prompts a painful contest for control of the public schools.
by Stephanie Slewka
On an isolated island off the coast of Maine, a disagreement about arts education threatens to tear apart a once close-knit community until a former Broadway producer attempts to heal the rift with an original musical based on the islanders' stories.
by Margaret Brown
Beneath the surface of pageantry at America’s oldest Mardi Gras lies a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide in America.
by Joyce Lee
A 3-D-animated short about a bright, five year old from China who uses her imagination to cope with her new life in America.
by Weijun Chen
Please Vote for Me follows 8-year-old students in an elementary school in China as they campaign for class monitor.
Independent Lens, Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Ari Luis Palos and Eren Isabel McGinnis
When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in Tucson comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back in a modern civil rights struggle.
by Scott Thurman
The theory of evolution and U.S. history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America’s most influential board of education.
by Slawomir Grunberg and Ben Crane
Profile of a Mississippi mother of six who sues her school district to remove prayer and religious instruction from public schools.
by Stuart Math
Documents a town's efforts to create an integrated community.