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by Melanie Judd and Susan Motamed
Spanning four years in the life of one irrepressible girl, Adopted Girl offers an intimate look at the struggle to create an identity in the aftermath of adoption across race and culture.
by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
A group of troubled boys in inner city Baltimore leave home to complete the 7th and 8th grade at the Baraka School, an experimental program located in rural Kenya, East Africa.
by Samia Chala and Patrice Barrat
Through her curiosity and self-discovery, Chahinaz, a 20-year-old Algerian student, begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world.
Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection
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.
Global Voices, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection
by Jon Shenk and Megan Mylan
Lost Boys of Sudan is a feature-length documentary that follows two young refugees of Sudan’s civil war through their first year in America.
POV, Global Voices
by Beth Davenport and Elizabeth Mandel
A story of forgiveness, hope, and the joy of family life, Pushing the Elephant captures one woman’s mission for peace in her country beset by genocidal violence.
Women of the World, Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens
by David Shadrack Smith and Charlotte Mangin
When a group of Moroccan street children are invited to take part in a treehouse building workshop, they find themselves and their lives unexpectedly transformed.
by Jerry Rothwell
Town of Runners follows three young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, home to current Olympic and world champions Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekele.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
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.