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by Sedika Mojadidi
An Afghani female parliament member fights to secure rights for women in her campaign for re-election, in a province under siege from Taliban and insurgents, while a brave female journalist covers the volatile new presidency and growing violence against women.
by Robert Richter
Father Roy Bourgeois, a Vietnam veteran and Jesuit priest, has dedicated his life to shutting down the School of the America’s at Fort Benning in Georgia. He exposed crucial evidence that the school was secretly training Central American military personnel to torture and murder civilian opponents of the United States’ policies in the region.
by Yael Hersonski
An examination of outtakes from an infamous Nazi propaganda film exposes how the Reich manufactured scenes of life inside the Warsaw Ghetto before the brutal deportations and ultimate liquidation of the largest ghetto in Nazi-occupied Europe.
by Michael Chandler and Vivian Kleiman
When two young men burn down two historic black churches in rural South Carolina, the community is forced to confront the true state of race relations in the post-civil rights South.
by Carlos Avila
Exploring the Latino experience through the prism of dreams, memories, and reality, Foto-Novelas 2 consists of two half-hour dramas: “Junkyard Saints” and “Broken Sky.”
by Lori Cheatle, Steven Fischler, Joel Sucher, and Martin D. Toub
From Swastika to Jim Crow traces the story of Jewish intellectuals who escaped Nazi Germany only to find anti-Semitism at major U.S. universities. Many secured positions at black colleges in the South, and ultimately impacted the civil rights movement.
by Nancy du Plessis
Three young Mormon men, age 19, embark on a two-year rite of passage in Germany as part of a long-standing worldwide effort by Mormon missionaries to spread their faith at home and abroad.
by Roger Ross Williams
Inspired by his own roots in the African American Baptist church, director Roger Ross Williams delves into the evangelical movement in Uganda.
by Evangeline Griego
An exploration of an American religious sect known as "The Church" whose leader preaches a strict path to salvation and the efforts by some family members to extricate loved ones from it.
by Menachem Daum
Filmmaker Menachem Daum passes on the lessons he learned from his parents’ post-Holocaust crisis of faith to his own children and grandchildren, hoping to show how to be true to one’s deepest beliefs while being open to all people.