And Thou Shalt Honor...

by Harry Wiland and Dale Bell

This two-part series explores the increasing role caregiving for aging loved ones in the lives of all Americans, regardless of income, ethnic background, or geographic location.

An Angel in the Village

by Frances McElroy

An Angel in the Village follows Lily Yeh's journey from young artist in China to international activist using art to transform destitute urban communities on two continents.

Animated Women

by Sybil Delgaudio and Patty Wineapple

Four innovative animators — Faith Hubley, Joanna Priestley, Lynn Smith, and Ruth Peyser — are celebrated for their influential bodies of work.

Applewise

by Anthony Sloan

A portrait of one family's struggle to maintain one of only two remaining family-run apple orchards in Wise County, Virginia.

Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi

by Quique Cruz and Marilyn Mulford

Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi follows exiled Chilean musician, Quique Cruz, from the Bay Area to Chile and back as he creates his masterwork.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

Art & Copy

by Doug Pray

Meet the real Mad Men (and women!) in Art & Copy, an intimate look at the people behind the curtain of modern consumer culture.

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The Art of the Hunt

by Craig Foster, Damon Foster, and Ellen Windemuth

Nqate is a hunter. His home is the Kalahari. His family depends on him. This is his story.

Global Perspectives Collection

Arusi Persian Wedding

by Marjan Tehrani

Iranian American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani chronicles her brother's return to Iran as he travels with his American wife to have a traditional Persian wedding and explore his lost heritage.

Independent Lens, Global Voices

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As Goes Janesville

by Brad Lichtenstein

From the day the GM factory closes through a showdown with national resonance at the state capitol, As Goes Janesville traces the impact of the economic crisis on the people of Janesville, Wisconsin.

Independent Lens

Ask Not

by Johnny Symons

As wars rage in the Middle East, the U.S. military is eager for more recruits — unless they happen to be openly gay.

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