by Geeta Patel and Ravi Patel
Meet Ravi Patel, a single 30-year-old Indian American actor whose parents pull out all the stops to find him a bride, in this charming real-life romantic comedy.
by Julie Mallozzi
Their parents escaped Cambodia's killing fields — now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.
by Catherine Gund, Sedika Mojadidi, and Jenny Raskin
In Motherland Afghanistan, Afghan American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi journeys to the heart of this medical tragedy by following her father’s return to Afghanistan to battle one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world.
Women of the World, Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Sonia Kennebeck and Ines Hofmann Kanna
National Bird is the first in-depth investigation of the U.S. drone war with unique access to two courageous women, a drone-target analyst and a retired intelligence officer, who connect with a former NSA analyst to become whistleblowers on the drone program, risking backlash.
by Nima Sarvestani
Poverty, violence, and extreme conditions in Kurdistan, Iran, are forcing Kurds like Tala into petrol smuggling over the border to Iraq at great risk.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Nina Davenport
Iraqi film student Muthana Mohmed — whose school was destroyed by American bombs — lands a dream job working on a Hollywood movie.
by Justine Shapiro
Jewish filmmaker Justine Shapiro and her six-year-old son experience the daily life of three middle class families from very different backgrounds in Tehran, Iran.
A film by S. Leo Chiang & Johnny Symons
The world’s only LGBT political party counts on the support of working-class queer hairdressers and transgender beauty queens to help elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress in a historic campaign to find their voice.
by Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann
Outlawed in Pakistan tells the story of Kainat Soomro as she takes a rape case through Pakistan’s deeply flawed criminal justice system.
by Ben Lewis
Explore the history of grand schemes to eradicate poverty, through a combination of animation, archival material, live action, anecdote, and humor.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Why Poverty?