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by Klaartje Quirijns and Pieter van Huystee
An American lawyer and son of a Holocaust survivor along with a Chadian survivor work in a fight against all odds to bring brutal dictator Hissène Habré, to justice.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Ben Rekhi
Los Angeles has fallen victim to a nuclear attack from an unknown aggressor. In the aftermath of the bombing, a young man’s search for his girlfriend highlights the human toll of eternal war.
by Jorgen and Malene Flindt
A Family at War follows one American family over the course of a year after their son’s combat death in Iraq, tracing their changing attitudes and views on the military and global politics.
by Robert Richter
Father Roy Bourgeois, a Vietnam veteran and Jesuit priest, has dedicated his life to shutting down the School of the America’s at Fort Benning in Georgia. He exposed crucial evidence that the school was secretly training Central American military personnel to torture and murder civilian opponents of the United States’ policies in the region.
by Jocelyn S. Glatzer and Christine Courtney
The heart-wrenching journey of a survivor of Cambodia’s killing fields, and his work to heal himself and his country through music.
Global Voices, POV
by Lori Cheatle, Steven Fischler, Joel Sucher, and Martin D. Toub
From Swastika to Jim Crow traces the story of Jewish intellectuals who escaped Nazi Germany only to find anti-Semitism at major U.S. universities. Many secured positions at black colleges in the South, and ultimately impacted the civil rights movement.
by Rick Tejada-Flores and Judith Ehrlich
The story of the conscientious objectors who refused to fight in World War II, and prepared a generation of nonviolent activists who later changed American society.
by Lisa Lewenz
Filmmaker Lisa Lewenz retraces the steps of her Jewish grandmother who dared to film life in Berlin during the rise of Nazi Germany.
by Meg McLagan and Daria Sommers
An intimate look at war through the eyes of women on the front lines and the U.S. military policy that bans them from combat.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens
by Marlo Poras
When a spunky, mini-skirted daughter of Ho Chi Minh’s revolution leaves cosmopolitan Hanoi for a high school exchange program in rural Mississippi, her ideas about freedom, America, Vietnam, and herself are thrown into question.
Global Voices, POV