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by Emma Rossi Landi and Alberto Vendemmiati
Three young adults born to Filipino mothers by U.S. servicemen battle against social stigma, family problems, and identity-related issues 18 years after the last U.S. base closed.
Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection
by David Fisher and Yahaly Gat
Enlisting his four reluctant siblings, an Israeli filmmaker goes looking for a missing person from their past, uncovering a secret that changes their family forever.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
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.
by Julie Mallozzi
Their parents escaped Cambodia's killing fields — now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.
by Marlo Poras and Yu Ying Wu Chou
Two spirited daughters from China's last remaining matrilineal ethnic minority are thrust into the worldwide economic downturn when they lose the only jobs they've ever known.
by Socheata Poeuv
Filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In New Year Baby, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth about her family's past.
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Doan Hoang
A Vietnamese family attempts to resolve its divided past when three brothers who fought against one another in the Vietnam War confront their differences.
by Nima Sarvestani
Poverty, violence, and extreme conditions in Kurdistan, Iran, are forcing Kurds like Tala into petrol smuggling over the border to Iraq at great risk.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Justine Shapiro
Jewish filmmaker Justine Shapiro and her six-year-old son experience the daily life of three middle class families from very different backgrounds in Tehran, Iran.
by Weijun Chen
Please Vote for Me follows 8-year-old students in an elementary school in China as they campaign for class monitor.
Global Voices, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection