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Return to the Border

by NOJA and Sylvie Blum

A Chinese-born filmmaker reflects on the personal ramifications of the political ideals of communism and socialism from his memories of a childhood in the border town of Dandong to his experiences in North Korea.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Tales of the Waria

by Kathy Huang

Four transgender individuals in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim country, search for love and acceptance with unexpected results.

Global Voices, Diverse Muslim Voices

Teacher

by Leslie Wiener

The story of one man’s fight against AIDS in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and his attempt to help street children survive.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

A Village Called Versailles

by S. Leo Chiang

The story of a Vietnamese American community on the edge of New Orleans that fought the opening of a toxic government-imposed landfill near their homes.

Global Voices, Independent Lens

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Young Yakuza

by Jean Pierre Limosin and Christian Baute

When a troubled young man rejects school, jobs, and family, his desperate mother decides to take one last chance to save him — by handing him over to the Japanese mafia for one year and letting him choose his own path.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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