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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.
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.
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 Perspectives Collection
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.
Diverse Muslim Voices, Independent Lens
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.