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by Phil Grabsky
Follow eight-year-old Mir over 10 years in post-9/11 Afghanistan.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Christopher Rufo
Meet young Parhat Ablat, a member of a Muslim minority from the deserts of Western China, who is leading the fight against racial segregation using the unlikely medium of baseball.
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...
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens
by Julie Mallozzi
Their parents escaped Cambodia's killing fields — now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.
Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, he enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America. One in a Billion explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life — love.
by Zigzag Productions
A journey into the heart of Dharavi, Mumbai (setting for the blockbuster Slumdog Millionaire, that looks at what it's like to live in Asia's largest slum, from the point of view of the residents themselves.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Nicole Newnham and Maren Grainger-Monsen
Amlan Ganguly, a lawyer-turned social entrepreneur, has sown hope in the poorest neighborhoods of Calcutta by empowering children to become leaders in improving health, transforming their communities for the better.
Women of the World, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens
by Liz Mermin and Lawrence Elman
Team Qatar follows the journey of five Middle Eastern teens from the world’s richest country as they are initiated into the cutthroat subculture of competitive high-school debating.
by Heather Courtney
Feeling trapped in their rural hometown, five friends join the National Guard and begin their four-year journey from teenagers to soldiers in Afghanistan to veterans.
by Linda Goldstein Knowlton and Linda Hawkins Costigan
The World According to Sesame Street explores the drama and complexities behind producing international versions of the world’s most popular children’s television program.