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by Eric Neudel
Lives Worth Living follows one man's struggle to survive after a spinal cord injury and his role in the earliest days of the Disability Rights Movement.
by Jehan S. Harney
Nazar and Salam helped the coalition forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom and were forced to flee their homes. As they begin new lives in the United States, they wonder if their sacrifice was worth the costs.
by María Teresa Rodríguez and Kathryn Pyle
Hundreds — possibly thousands — of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Niños de la Memoría follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.
In this surprising and inspiring David and Goliath story, two boys come of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters.
by Juan Mandelbaum
They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly “disappeared”?
Global Voices, Independent Lens
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 James Rutenbeck
At St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, “Love thy neighbor” is easier said than done when immigration uncovers ethnic tensions that threaten to split the congregation.
by Bestor Cram, Mike Majoros, and David Zeiger
In 2008, at an unprecedented conference of veterans and active-duty soldiers called Winter Soldier, four days of heartbreaking testimony revealed why many veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had concluded that their mission was unjust.
by Thomas Harris
An African American filmmaker explores the life and death of the man who raised him, facing stark questions about South African history, the anti-apartheid movement and his own identity.
POV, Global Voices
by David Weissman
When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together in inspiring and moving ways to support and care for one another and to fight for dignity and a cure.