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High Tech, Low Life

by Stephen T. Maing

Inspired by a search for truth and the potential for fame, a young vegetable seller from Hunan province challenges the boundaries of free speech by reporting on censored news stories in cities throughout China.

POV

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Hollow

by Lisa Robinson

The web is no longer secure, but NeuroLock™ can encrypt data using the human brain. Iris struggles to choose between unemployment and a job as a “neuro-messenger,” a career with unwanted side effects.

FUTURESTATES

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Ice People

by Anne Aghion and Benoit Gryspeerdt

Join the few scientific teams who have braved the beautiful and silent landscape of Antarctica and discover the secrets about the Earth’s past and what the future may hold.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

The Island President

by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge

The impassioned president of the Maldives struggles to save his vulnerable island nation from the tragic effects of the looming climate apocalypse.

Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices

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Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita

by Maria Finitzo

Mapping Stem Cell Research brings the stem cell debate to the forefront and examines the constantly evolving interplay between the promise of new discoveries, the controversy of modern science, and the courage of people living with devastating disease and injury.

Independent Lens

Mister Green

by Greg Pak

In this parable about change, a jaded government undersecretary becomes the unwitting test subject for an experimental program to curb global warming.

FUTURESTATES

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PIA

by Tanuj Chopra

When a woman in mourning encounters a mysterious wandering service android, she is forced to redefine its conceptions of humanity, relationships, and family.

FUTURESTATES

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Play

by David Kaplan and Eric Zimmerman

Society’s obsession with video and online gaming has advanced to the point that virtual environments are indistinguishable from physical ones.

FUTURESTATES

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Race: The Power of an Illusion

by Larry Adelman

Uncovering the history of race, the "science" that justified it, and how these beliefs have taken hold of our imaginations, this documentary series deconstructs the concept of race, demonstrating how it is a biological myth and a social invention.

Revenge of the Electric Car

by Chris Paine

In 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same car companies that built them. Today, less than five years later, the electric car is back ... with a vengeance.

Independent Lens

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