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by Kathryn Smith Pyle and María Teresa Rodríguez
Hundreds — possibly thousands — of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Niños de la Memoría follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.
by Francine Strickwerda and Laurel Spellman Smith
Oil & Water is the true David & Goliath story of two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters. One fights for the survival of his Amazonian tribe, while the other attempts to revolutionize the oil industry.
by Juan Mandelbaum
They dreamed of a revolution that would transform Argentina. But what happened to this hopeful generation who suddenly “disappeared”?
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Maro Chermayeff
From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky, A Path Appears goes to the USA, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to uncover the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations, and solutions being implemented to combat them.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens
by Rodrigo Dorfman and Peter Raymont
An exploration of exile, memory, longing, and democracy as seen through the eyes of one of America’s literary treasures — world-renowned playwright, Ariel Dorfman.
Global Perspectives Collection
by James Rutenbeck
At St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, “Love thy neighbor” is easier said than done when immigration uncovers ethnic tensions that threaten to split the congregation.
by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini
The State of Arizona captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.
by Bestor Cram, Mike Majoros, and David Zeiger
In 2008, at an unprecedented conference of veterans and active-duty soldiers called Winter Soldier, four days of heartbreaking testimony revealed why many veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had concluded that their mission was unjust.
by Dawn Porter
Trapped follows the clinic workers, women, and lawyers on the front lines of the battle to keep abortion safe and legal for the millions of women caught in a political quagmire.
by Thomas Harris
An African American filmmaker explores the life and death of the man who raised him, facing stark questions about South African history, the anti-apartheid movement and his own identity.
POV, Global Voices