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by Fahm Fong Saeyang and Richard Hall
Through a journey that takes her back to her roots in Thailand, a second-generation Mien American woman strives to come to terms with her late father’s death, his drug addiction, and the murder of her sister.
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by Mark Brodin
The farm community around a 125-year-old rural church is dying. Church members decide to sacrifice their church as the responsible thing to do.
by Lana Wilson
A punk rocker-turned-Zen priest helps desperate people re-discover the will to live through counseling. But when he faces a crisis of his own, can he live by the same advice he gives out?
by Christopher Rufo
Meet young Parhat Ablat, a member of a Muslim minority from the deserts of Western China, who is leading the fight against racial segregation using the unlikely medium of baseball.
by Marion Lipshutz and Rose Rosenblatt
When Texas teenager Shelby Knox joins a youth group on a campaign for better sex education in high schools, she begins to question her deeply conservative Southern Baptist upbringing.
by Esther Cassidy and Rob Kuhns
An investigation of the 1989 assassination of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter, Enemies of War unravels the political corruption embedded in El Salvador's civil war.
by Michal Goldman
A look at the tumultuous first year of an experimental middle school of low-income, ethnically diverse students in inner-city Boston.
by Sedika Mojadidi
An Afghani female parliament member fights to secure rights for women in her campaign for re-election, in a province under siege from Taliban and insurgents, while a brave female journalist covers the volatile new presidency and growing violence against women.
by Robert Richter
Father Roy Bourgeois, a Vietnam veteran and Jesuit priest, has dedicated his life to shutting down the School of the America’s at Fort Benning in Georgia. He exposed crucial evidence that the school was secretly training Central American military personnel to torture and murder civilian opponents of the United States’ policies in the region.
by Yael Hersonski
An examination of outtakes from an infamous Nazi propaganda film exposes how the Reich manufactured scenes of life inside the Warsaw Ghetto before the brutal deportations and ultimate liquidation of the largest ghetto in Nazi-occupied Europe.