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by Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras
What happens when gay white people move into a black working-class neighborhood? This up-close look at gentrification leads viewers on a journey into a divided community.
by Jeremy Levine, Landon Van Soest, and Nick Weissman
School of Last Resort follows three teenagers in St. Louis — one of the most dangerous cities in America — as they move from juvenile court to an experimental educational program that offers them one last chance to get their lives on track.
by Mai Iskander
The world’s largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The Zabaleen (Arabic for “garbage people”) recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, but now multinational corporations threaten their livelihood.
Global Voices, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection
by Bosse Lindquist
Give Us the Money explores how celebrity is changing the world of humanitarian aid.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Why Poverty?
by Margaret Brown
Crew members, families, fishermen, and others still haunted by the Deepwater Horizon explosion provide gripping first-hand accounts of their experience in a disaster that had tragic repercussions up and down the Gulf Coast and beyond.
by Gregory Gilbert
An investigation of the cyclic social, economic and political changes influencing farm labor on Virginia's eastern shore for 400 years.
by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly
Three homeless teens brave Chicago winters, high school pressures, and life on the streets to build a brighter future. Against the odds, they recover from a life of abandonment to create new, surprising definitions of home.
American Graduate, Independent Lens
by Patrick Creadon and Christine O'Malley
One Nation. Under Stress. In Debt.
by Frank Blythe
This two-part series goes inside modern Native American communities in both urban and reservation settings, revealing a diverse people working to revitalize their culture.
by Nima Sarvestani and Malla Grapengiesser
Iranian Kidney Bargain Sale follows young Iranians through the organ trade process, in the only country in the world where kidney trading is legal.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection