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by Beth Davenport and Elizabeth Mandel
A story of forgiveness, hope, and the joy of family life, Pushing the Elephant captures one woman’s mission for peace in her country beset by genocidal violence.
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Women of the World
by Lise Birk Pedersen
Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to the Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition from spreading their views among the Russians.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Hen Lasker, Edna Kowarsky, and Elinor Kowarsky
At an army base in the heart of Israel's southern desert two young female military recruits make the transformation from fragile, vulnerable young girls to confident soldiers and fierce fighters.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Berit Madsen
Sepideh is a young Iranian woman who wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her more traditional family will do anything to keep her on the ground.
Global Perspectives Collection, Women of the World, Global Voices
by Danny Hakim, Udi Kalinsky, and Roy Westler
Shadya Zoabi, a charismatic 17-year-old karate world champion, strives to succeed on her own terms within her traditional Muslim village in northern Israel.
Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Leila Menjou and Sherief Elkatsha
Get an intimate look at the 2005 multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of three women working to assure the election’s legitimacy.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Diverse Muslim Voices
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
by Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim
Jordanian wife and mother Rafea is leaving home for the first time — to attend a college in India that is training rural women to become solar energy engineers.
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Diverse Muslim Voices, Why Poverty?
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.
Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Women of the World