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by Nick Francis and Marc Francis
Tracing one man's fight for a fair price, Black Gold is an eye-opening expose of the $80 billion coffee industry.
Independent Lens, Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Roberta Grossman
Narrated by Joan Allen, Blessed Is the Match is the first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, the World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc. Safe in Palestine in 1944, Hannah joined a mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. Hannah parachuted behind enemy lines, was captured, tortured, and ultimately executed by the Nazis.
Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Duc Nguyen
by Barak Heymann and Tomer Heymann
Bridge Over the Wadi follows a group of young Arab and Jewish children for one year as their grade school attempts a bi-national and bi-lingual program.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Lee Hirsch
Highlighting the challenges faced by bullied kids, Bully shows parents and teachers addressing aggressive behaviors beyond “kids will be kids” clichés, and captures a growing movement to change how bullying is handled.
by Mercedes Stalenhoef
What happened to the villagers who were misled into appearing as backward and ignorant Kazakhs in the film Borat?
by Samia Chala and Patrice Barrat
Through her curiosity and self-discovery, Chahinaz, a 20-year-old Algerian student, begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world.
Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection
by Micha X. Peled
Jasmine left her village in a remote part of China to get a job and help her family. Now she and her teenage friends at the blue jean factory are trying to survive in a brutal work environment.
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Adi Barash, Ruthie Shatz, and Ross Kauffman
In this cinema verité film, a Palestinian family is torn apart by its patriarch's collaboration with Israel.
by Adrian Maben
The story of a gifted Cambodian mathematics teacher and family man turned mass killer responsible for the torture and murder of 14,000 people, and how he was brought to justice.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection