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by Zeus Quijano, Jr.
Carlos is an illegal immigrant living in the United States with his wife and two children. His decision to leave Mexico, his parents and siblings weighed heavily on him, but he knew that for them to get ahead he would have to leave for America. He was 15 years old at the time. Today, Carlos is 30 and continues sending money home to his family.
by Ari Luis Palos and Eren Isabel McGinnis
When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in Tucson comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back in a modern civil rights struggle.
by Rodrigo Dorfman and Peter Raymont
An exploration of exile, memory, longing, and democracy as seen through the eyes of one of America’s literary treasures — world-renowned playwright, Ariel Dorfman.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Nicole Cattell
Revolucion: Five Visions presents the story of five Cuban photographers whose lives and work span more than four decades, and whose perspectives on photography are as varied as their opinions about the Cuban Revolution.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker
Follow the hope, thrills, and excitement of players, parents, and coaches as a team of 11- and 12-year-old Little Leaguers go from their small Northern California town all the way to the 2002 Little League Baseball World Series Championship in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
by Nancy Schiesari
A look at River City Tattoo Parlor in Killeen, Texas — home to Fort Hood, America’s largest military base — where war-bound and returning soldiers go under the needle and confess their deepest secrets and fears.
by Mylene Moreno
A 1-hour documentary about three women bucking convention: chasing dreams of professional athletic careers in a start-up tackle football league.
by Paige West and Anne-Marie Russell
Part Sesame Street, part Andy Warhol, Brazilian-born Vik Muniz uses charm, bulldozers, chocolate sauce, and chartered planes to create and explain his celebrated conceptual art.