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by Eugene Shirley
After 70 years in the U.S., renowned architect I.M. Pei returns to his ancestral home of Suzhou, China to build a modern museum in this ancient city.
by Ramona Diaz
Clips, interviews, home movies and more reveal how the former first lady of the Philippines courted, claimed, used, and abused power for nearly four decades.
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Stevan Smith
When an American soldier seeks to return a forgotten diary to its rightful owner - after twenty-five years and across continents - the former enemies are inspired to carve out an enduring friendship and a private peace.
by Stevan Smith
North Vietnamese army veteran Nguyen Van Nghia journeys to the U.S. in a trip sponsored by his former enemy, American veteran Paul Reed.
by Richard Gordon and Carma Hinton
This documentary tracks a generation that came of age during China’s Cultural Revolution (1966 to 1976) and explores the historical and ethical implications of this violent and dramatic era.
by Doan Hoang
A Vietnamese family attempts to resolve its divided past when three brothers who fought against one another in the Vietnam War confront their differences.
by Ben Lewis
Explore the history of grand schemes to eradicate poverty, through a combination of animation, archival material, live action, anecdote, and humor.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Why Poverty?
by Vardan Hovhannisyan
After 12 years, journalist and former P.O.W., Vardan Hovhannisyan returns to the Soviet Union in search of answers to the war and lessons for peace.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Mahmoud Al Massad
An imaginative look at what happens after four-year-old Bashir comes back to life after the assassination of him and his father, a top PLO lieutenant.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Valerie Red-Horse and Gale Anne Hurd
Chronicling the story of the Navajo Code Talkers, True Whispers profiles the Native American men who devised a code in their native language for the Marines that ultimately stumped the Japanese during the World War II.