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A Family at War

by Jorgen and Malene Flindt

A Family at War follows one American family over the course of a year after their son’s combat death in Iraq, tracing their changing attitudes and views on the military and global politics.

Independent Lens

Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins

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.

Global Voices

Flipping Out

by Yoav Shamir and Michael Sharfstein

Israel is struggling to deal with about 2,000 former soldiers every year who abuse hallucinogenic drugs until they become psychotic.

Global Perspectives Collection

The Flute Player

by Jocelyn S. Glatzer and Christine Courtney

The heart-wrenching journey of a survivor of Cambodia’s killing fields, and his work to heal himself and his country through music.

POV, Global Voices

From Swastika to Jim Crow

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.

Frontiers of Dreams and Fears

by Mai Masri

Two girls living in refugee camps in Beirut and Bethlehem share the feelings and hopes of a new generation of young Palestinians.

The Gate of Heavenly Peace

by Carma Hinton and Richard Gordon

The inner workings of the Tiananmen Square massacre and its aftermath.


The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It

by Rick Tejada-Flores and Judith Ehrlich

The story of the conscientious objectors who refused to fight in World War II, and prepared a generation of nonviolent activists who later changed American society.

Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

by Pamela Yates, Peter Kinoy, and Paco de Onís

Discover how a 26-year-old documentary became vital forensic evidence in the trial of a dictator for human-rights abuses.

POV, Women and Girls Lead


by Patrick Stettner

A young female soldier returns home after a traumatic tour of duty, taking a new medication that can selectively erase memories.


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