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by James Babanikos and Mary John
Catherine is reading Kate Chopin's short story, when Chopin's fictional heroine appears in the flesh to help Catherine struggle against an abusive husband.
by Diana Frank
In a rural New York community — where peace and beauty are an illusions — two families make sense of the tragedies they face.
by Jeffrey Wray
When a sick, elderly man zealously takes up martial arts, his marriage is put to the test in this surprising drama of love challenged and renewed.
by David Riker
Eliciting hope, The City (La Ciudad) is the narrative story of Latin American immigrants seeking community in a large, impersonal city.
by Tom Hansell
Built around one day in the life of a Kentucky coal truck driver, Coal Bucket Outlaw offers a startling glimpse into the lives of working people who haul the nation's fuel.
by Jason Orans
Starring Carol Kane and Roshan Seth, this romantic comedy tells the story of an East Indian immigrant who turns to pop culture as he tries to reinvent his life and woo the girl next door.
by Bruce Kuerten and John DiJulio
An offbeat drama of a life deferred: a woman struggles with duty, flirts with possibility, and ultimately survives catastrophic change.
by Johnny Symons
Exploring the growing phenomenon of gay fatherhood through the stories of four families, Daddy & Papa looks at gay fathers who face both the routine and revolutionary challenges of becoming parents.
by Gail Dolgin and Vicente Franco
A Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter are joyously reunited after 22 years, but their illusions are quickly shattered when the reality of cultural differences and years of separation sets in.
American Experience, Global Voices
by Fahm Fong Saeyang and Richard Hall
Through a journey that takes her back to her roots in Thailand, a second-generation Mien American woman strives to come to terms with her late father’s death, his drug addiction, and the murder of her sister.
Independent Lens, Global Voices