Advantageous

by Jennifer Phang

Gwen is the spokesperson for a radical technology allowing people to overcome their natural disadvantages and begin life anew. But when her job and family are in crisis, will she undergo the procedure herself?

FUTURESTATES

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Afghanistan Unveiled

by Brigitte Brault

Filmed by the first-ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this uncompromising film reveals the effects of the Taliban's repressive rule and U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghan women.

Independent Lens, Global Voices

African School

by Nicki Stoker, Max Baring, Ed Kellie, and Sarah Hamilton

A series that captures the daily lives, concerns and personalities of young Africans and their teachers in Masindi, Uganda.

Global Perspectives Collection

After the Fall

by Eric Black and Frauke Sandig

Ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, After the Fall searches for traces of this monolith within the people who lived in its shadow.

Global Voices

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

by Alison Klayman

Ai Weiwei is arguably the most internationally celebrated Chinese artist of the modern era. At heart, he is a troublemaker with a serious agenda: to challenge the oppression of the Chinese people by their government with rebellious and irreverent gestures. His activism has cost him his freedom repeatedly, but he never seems to lose his childlike approach to serious dissidence executed with a wink.

Independent Lens

Aimee's Crossing

by Tod Lending

A personal portrait of juvenile offender Aimee Myers that reveals how the Illinois justice system heals and supports troubled young women.

Alcatraz Is Not an Island

by Jon Plutte and James M. Fortier

When a group of Native Americans reclaimed Alcatraz Island in 1969, their activism forever altered how Native Americans viewed themselves, their culture, and their rights.

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

by Pratibha Parmar

Writer and human-rights activist Alice Walker’s story is an inspiring personal journey of a life lived with passionate commitment to truth and justice – ideals that sprang from a background of poverty and violent racism.

Women and Girls Lead, American Masters

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Alive in Limbo

by Erica Marcus

Being a teenager is hard — especially in a war zone. Alive in Limbo traces the lives of five Arab youth over 10 years, uncovering their ordinary adolescent obsessions, familiar dreams, and their attempts to live normal lives amidst the ruins of war around them.

All of Me

by Alexandra Lescaze

The “Girls” have been friends — and morbidly obese — for years. But now, having weight-loss surgery is about to upset everything they thought they knew about health, happiness, friendship, and love.

Independent Lens

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