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by Melanie Judd and Susan Motamed
Girl, Adopted is a contemporary coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Weynsht from her orphanage in Ethiopia's capital city to an adoptive American family in rural Arkansas.
by Ramin Bahrani
An elderly man hires Solo, a Senegalese cab driver, to drive him to a mountaintop in North Carolina where he plans to commit suicide.
by Eugene Shirley
After 70 years in the U.S., renowned architect I.M. Pei returns to his ancestral home of Suzhou, China to build a modern museum in this ancient city.
by Xochitl Dorsey
Immigrant teens face discrimination, language barriers, unfamiliar cultural traditions — all while dealing with the changes all teens struggle with. Many give up on school. Immigrant High takes us into the halls of Pan American International High School in Queens, New York, a school that aims to give its Latino students a place to belong and excel.
by Paul Mitchell and Tania Rakhmanova
The staggering refugee crisis unfolding in the Middle East as Iraqis flee their war-torn homeland.
Global Perspectives Collection, Wide Angle
by Monica Lam, David Petersen, and Fawn Ring
Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter follows the making of a contemporary opera written by Amy Tan with music by Stewart Wallace.
by Ramona Diaz
Four Filipino teachers are recruited to teach in some of Baltimore’s toughest schools.
by Heather Courtney
Through the personal stories of several Mexican women and the cross-border video letters between them, their loved ones, and strangers, Letters from the Other Side reveals the other side of the immigration story.
by Phillip Rodriguez
Los Angeles Now looks beyond Baywatch and Blade Runner to create a fresh, candid portrait of the future of America’s second largest and most multicultural city.
True Stories, Independent Lens
by Jon Shenk and Megan Mylan
Lost Boys of Sudan is a feature-length documentary that follows two young refugees of Sudan’s civil war through their first year in America.
POV, Global Voices