Global Voices presents premiere and encore broadcasts of internationally themed documentaries made by independent filmmakers from around the world. From Indonesia to El Salvador and India to Ethiopia, Global Voices tells compelling stories from a global perspective with an intimate, upfront view. Global Voices can be seen on the WORLD channel, Sundays at 10 PM (Check local listings).
by Sasha Friedlander
Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community.
by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam
Hari, a 30-year-old taxi driver in the Indian Himalayas, is getting married to a girl he has never met but has fallen in love with over the mobile phone.
by Kathryn Smith Pyle and María Teresa Rodríguez
Hundreds — possibly thousands — of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Niños de la Memoría follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.
by Deepa Dhanraj
Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy.
by Harry Freeland
An intimate story about two very different members of a remote islands' albino community in Tanzania, as a wave of brutal killings targeting people with albinism sweeps their country.
by Beth Murphy
A modern-day Oskar Schindler story about Kirk Johnson, a 26-year-old American aid worker, fighting to save thousands of Iraqis whose lives are in danger because they worked for the United States to help rebuild Iraq.
by Kaspar Astrup Schröder
Ryuichi owns a company that rents out fake family members and friends, but his own family doesn’t know.
by Melanie Judd and Susan Motamed
Girl, Adopted is a contemporary coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Weynsht from her orphanage in Ethiopia's capital city to an adoptive American family in rural Arkansas.