Out Run

A film by S. Leo Chiang & Johnny Symons

The world’s only LGBT political party counts on the support of working-class queer hairdressers and transgender beauty queens to help elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress in a historic campaign to find their voice.

A Panther in Africa

by Aaron Matthews

In the 1960s, Pete O’Neal founded the Kansas City chapter of the Black Panther Party. In 1970, he fled the country for Africa where he has lived in exile for more than 30 years.

POV, Global Voices

A Path Appears

by Maro Chermayeff

From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky, A Path Appears goes to the USA, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to uncover the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations, and solutions being implemented to combat them.

Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens

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Peace vs Justice

by Klaartje Quirijns

Peace vs Justice takes place in Uganda and at The Hague and tells the story of the miscommunication between two cultures and their different perceptions of justice.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Rain in a Dry Land

by Anne Makepeace

Rain in a Dry Land chronicles a year in the lives of two Somali Bantu families as they leave behind a legacy of slavery in Africa to face new challenges as Muslim immigrants in post-9/11 America.

POV, Global Voices

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Sisters in Law

by Kim Longinotto and Florence Ayisi

A compassionate state prosecutor and court president dispense wisdom, wisecracks, and justice in fair measure at one small courthouse in Cameroon.

Independent Lens, Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection

T-Shirt Travels

by Shantha Bloemen

An eye-opening documentary tracing how secondhand clothing donated to charity in the western world eventually lands in Zambia, Africa, and how the communities that trade and resell these clothes are impacted.

Independent Lens, Global Voices

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater

The dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement.

Women of the World, Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection

The Team

by Patrick Reed

A look at a dramatic TV soap opera series, created after Kenya's violent 2007 presidential election, that Kenyans hope will help bridge deep ethnic divisions.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Town of Runners

by Jerry Rothwell

Town of Runners follows the story of three young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, home to current Olympic and World Champions Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekele.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Women of the World

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