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Indonesia: After the Wave

by Orlando de Guzman

When the tsunami’s waters retreated in the Indonesian territory of Aceh, two opposing forces swept in: foreigners and the Islamic law, Sharia. Indonesia: After the Wave follows the massive influx and subsequent challenge to Aceh’s conservative moral standards.

Global Perspectives Collection, Frontline World

Left by the Ship

by Emma Rossi Landi and Alberto Vendemmiati

Three young adults born to Filipino mothers by U.S. servicemen battle against social stigma, family problems, and identity-related issues 18 years after the last U.S. base closed.

Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens

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Street Ballad: A Jakarta Story

by Daniel Ziv

A young, gifted street musician searches for identity, legitimacy, and love on the frenzied streets of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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by Leslie Wiener

The story of one man’s fight against AIDS in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and his attempt to help street children survive.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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