In 2006, she became the first woman elected president of an African nation.
A filmmaker gets caught in the crossfire of controversy over a massive dam project in rural India.
Vichea spearheaded a workers rights movement in Cambodia and paid the highest price.
What Sasha learns about her unborn child forces her to make a hard choice.
Benazir Bhutto lived a life of Shakespearean proportions.
Follow the Zhang family as they join the world’s largest annual human migration.
Rose Mapendo struggles to find balance as a mother and full-time advocate for refugees.
In the strict Islamic nation of Iran, it is legal to be transsexual but not gay.
When the ANC won power in South Africa, they had to govern alongside their oppressors.
Dirt is the living skin of the Earth. So why do we treat it like, well ... dirt?
Project Kashmir tests a friendship in one of the most dangerous and beautiful places on earth.
This is the film retailers and brands in the West don't want you to see.
Decades after leaving, a filmmaker returns to chronicle life along the Chinese-North Korean border.
A young Muslim Israeli is trapped between her passion for karate and religious tradition.
How much does your double latte cost, in human terms? Go inside the movement for fair trade coffee.
Visit a place where Russian nationalists learn to hate democracy, love God, and fire weapons.
In Iran, there is a thriving trade in kidneys, which poor people line up to sell at less than $3,000.
A Kurdish refugee returns to his homeland to make peace with the past.
Two female lawyers in Cameroon are helping the Muslim women in their village fight against abuse.
Meet three young boxers from Bukom, Ghana, a town with a unique boxing culture.
Arab and Jewish children learn together as their school attempts a binational and bilingual program.
Chahinaz, an Algerian student, begins to wonder what life is like for other Muslim women worldwide.
The role of Cuban revolutionaries in the people's struggles in Africa.
A look at industrial gold-mining in two remote locations, Borneo and Guinea.
Families of those killed under dictator Spanish General Francisco Franco search for answers.
Three women work to assure the legitimacy of Egypt's recent multiparty elections.
As Israel disengages from the Gaza Strip, democracy is pitted against social and political turmoil.
An attorney and a torture survivor track the former dictator of Chad who terrorized his countrymen for a decade.
A revolutionary in Peru takes over the Japanese ambassador’s home to free his wife.
“Love thy neighbor” is easier said than done.