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At Home in Utopia

by Michal Goldman and Ellen Brodsky

New York City cops in the Great Depression called it Little Moscow, but for the 2,000 Jewish immigrant residents of the United Workers Cooperative Colony, a.k.a. “the Coops,” it was their first taste of the American dream. At Home in Utopia bears witness to an epic social experiment, following two generations of residents and their commitment to radical ideas of racial equality and rights for tenants and workers.

Independent Lens

Baby Love

by Carol Cassidy

In blunt, provocative, and often humorous language, young mothers between the ages of 13 and 17, from various social, racial, and economic backgrounds, tell their own stories of what it means to be a teenage mother.

Baby, It's You

by Anne Makepeace

When 40-something filmmaker Anne Makepeace "can't get pregnant the fun way," she turns the camera on herself, her husband, and their idiosyncratic siblings and embarks on a tender and tumultuous journey through the complex maze of contemporary fertility science.

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Be Good, Smile Pretty

By Tracy Droz Tragos and Chris Donahue

As one of the 20,000 Americans who lost their fathers in Vietnam, a daughter embarks on an intense, personal journey to reclaim the memory of her father, who died in the war when she was an infant.

Independent Lens

Beautiful Son

by Don King and Julianne Yamamoto King

Through one family's struggle to save their child, Beautiful Son explores the complex and sometimes controversial world of autism.

The Beetle

by Yishai Orian

What do you do when you’re in love with your old jalopy, but your pregnant wife insists you get rid of it for something more practical?

Global Voices

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Before the Revolution

by Dan Shadur

Using rare archival footage and interviews, director Dan Shadur — whose family had been part of a community of Israelis living in Iran in the ‘70s — reveals a startling new perspective on a revolution that changed the world.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Better This World

by Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega

Two childhood friends from Midland, Texas fall under the sway of a charismatic revolutionary who leads them down a path that changes their lives forever.

POV

Bhutto

by Duane Baughman

An intimate look at one of the most fascinating and important world leaders of our time, Benazir Bhutto.

Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices

Body and Soul: Diana and Kathy

by Alice Elliott

Two determined women become advocates for all people with disabilities, and begin a grand experiment in living independent lives.

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