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by Tiziana Panizza and Paola Castillo
A social experiment that moves marginalized families into a middle class neighborhood in Valparaiso, Chile.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Karen Kelly
A grisly discovery of more than 400 mutilated bodies in Mexico is turning history on its head. Aztec Massacre paints a new picture of the violent relations between the Aztecs and the Conquistadors and rewrites much of what we thought we knew about the Aztec civilization.
AfroPop, Global Perspectives Collection, Secrets of the Dead
by Aaron Schock
Living and performing on the road since the 19th century, the hardscrabble Ponce family circus struggles to preserve their art and way of life against the backdrop of Mexico's collapsing rural economy.
By Samantha Grant and Carl Byker
The Girls in the Forest explores Paraguay’s Mbaracayú Forest Girls’ School, a beacon of hope where students learn economics along with other traditional subjects, and then put what they learn into practice by running successful businesses.
by Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani
Living in poverty with their mother in the mountains of Bolivia, 14-year-old Basilio and his 12-year-old brother, Bernardino, work long shifts in the Cerro Rico silver mines, braving deadly conditions to earn enough money to attend school.
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Patricia Flynn with Mary Jo McConahay
A young mother living in Iowa discovers she is a survivor of one of the most egregious massacres in Guatemala’s 36-year civil war, forcing her to confront her identity and the truth about her past.
Global Voices, POV
by Laura Pacheco and Jackie Mow
Born in Mexico but living in Salinas, California, third-grader José Ansaldo loves school. With little support at home, he turns to his teacher Oscar Ramos, who inspires him to imagine a life beyond the fields where his parents work.
by Patricia Aste
The story of history’s only successful slave insurrection and the man who lead it.
by Suzan Pitt
In this dark animated comedy, set in Mexico in 1945, an irascible old doctor finds new perspective in a series of wildly imaginative visions.
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.