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Brincando el Charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican

by Frances Negrón-Muntaner

An experimental narrative that explores the definitions of Puerto Rican social, political, and sexual identities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Chronicle of a Disappearance

by Elia Suleiman

A comic drama that investigates the spiritual effect of occupation and instability on the Palestinian people.

How Is Your Fish Today?

by Xiaolu Guo

Working on his latest screenplay in Beijing, Hui Rao is suffering from writer’s block when he begins to live as the character he is trying to create.

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True to the Game

by Robert Young and Sandy Kazan

Written by a 16-year-old high school student, True to the Game dramatizes the story of a teenage African American girl in New York City, torn between her life as a drug and gun dealer and her desire to become a writer.

What Happened to Her? And the Strawberry Fields

by Rea Tajiri

A young woman tries to unlock painful memories about her parents forced stay in Japanese internment camps, which they prefer to keep hidden.

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