Viewing Topic: MenView All
Be Like Others

by Tanaz Eshaghian and Peter Wintonick

An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, Be Like Others explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of an Islamic society.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

The Beetle

by Yishai Orian

What do you do when you’re in love with your old jalopy, but your pregnant wife insists you get rid of it for something more practical?

Global Voices

Watch it online

The Last Tightrope Dancer in Armenia

by Vardan Hovhannisyan and Inna Sahakyan

Two elderly masters of Armenian tightrope dancing search for an understudy to carry on a dying tradition.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Watch it online

Sumo East and West

by Ferne Pearlstein and Robert Edwards

One of Japan’s most time-honored and insular traditions, sumo wrestling offers an earthshaking window into the cultural collision of East and West, as worldwide interest grows and increasing numbers of foreigners rise to the top professional ranks.

Independent Lens, Global Voices

Young Yakuza

by Jean Pierre Limosin and Christian Baute

When a troubled young man rejects school, jobs, and family, his desperate mother decides to take one last chance to save him — by handing him over to the Japanese mafia for one year and letting him choose his own path.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

EXPLORE FILMS

By Topic