I Was Worth 50 Sheep

by Nima Sarvestani

Sabere was just 10 years old when she was sold to a man in his fifties. For the next six years she was both slave and wife, miscarrying four times. Now 16, she is fighting for her freedom.

Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Women of the World

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Impossible Journeys

by John Murray

A two-part series that follows the greatest traditional journeys from around the world as seen through the eyes of people who still travel them.

Global Perspectives Collection

India's Daughter

by Leslee Udwin

The story of the brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi of a 23-year-old medical student, Jyoti Singh, India’s Daughter also examines the outrage the case caused in India, a country beset by extreme poverty and archaic cultural attitudes towards gender equality.

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Indian School

by Max Baring, Sarah Howitt, Alison Pinkney, Nicki Stoker, and Chris Webster

Indian School follows a remarkable year at two very different private schools and takes a look at the world of India’s rising generation.

Global Perspectives Collection

Invoking Justice

by Deepa Dhanraj

Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy.

Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Women of the World, Diverse Muslim Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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Iranian Kidney Bargain Sale

by Nima Sarvestani and Malla Grapengiesser

Iranian Kidney Bargain Sale follows young Iranians through the organ trade process, in the only country in the world where kidney trading is legal.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Journals of a Wily School

by Sudeshna Bose

Follow a young pickpocket through the streets of Kolkata, where he plies his trade and plays a real-life game of cops and robbers...

Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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The Kill Team

by Dan Krauss

The Kill Team is the story of Specialist Adam Winfield, a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan who attempted to alert the Army to the murders of unarmed civilians, and who then himself was implicated in one of the killings and charged with first degree murder.

Independent Lens

Lakshmi and Me

by Nishtha Jain and Smriti Nevatia

In this intimate examination of the relationship between Indian filmmaker Nishtha Jain and her young maid, Lakshmi, Jain holds up a mirror to her own culture and the pervasive caste system that can still determine an individual’s fate in life.

Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Meet the Patels

by Geeta Patel and Ravi Patel

Meet Ravi Patel, a single 30-year-old Indian American actor whose parents pull out all the stops to find him a bride, in this charming real-life romantic comedy.

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