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The City (La Ciudad)

by David Riker

Eliciting hope, The City (La Ciudad) is the narrative story of Latin American immigrants seeking community in a large, impersonal city.

Farmingville

by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini

The shocking hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican day laborers catapult a small Long Island town into national headlines, unmasking a new front line in the border wars: suburbia.

POV

A Fish Story

by Courtney Hayes and Tim Gallagher

A Fish Story is a tale of two women who lead their communities in a battle against a coalition of national environmental groups for control of the ocean. Three hundred years of fishing tradition and the health of the ocean hang in the balance.

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The Learning

by Ramona Diaz

Four Filipino teachers are recruited to teach in some of Baltimore’s toughest schools.

POV

Struggles in Steel: A Story of African-American Steelworkers

by Anthony Buba and Raymond Henderson

An examination of the 100-year struggle of African American steelworkers for equal rights in the mills.

Taking the Heat: The First Women Fire Fighters of New York City

by Bann Roy

When the New York City Fire Department tried to push women out of firefighting, Brenda Berkman pushed back. Her story, and those of other pioneer female firefighters, reveals the price these women paid to break the department’s gender barrier.

Independent Lens, True Stories

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