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by Justin Webster
In May 2009, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy Guatemalan lawyer, went cycling, knowing he would be killed. He left behind a video accusing the president of his murder. When uploaded to YouTube, it almost brought the government down.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
A behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental organization that the FBI calls the “number one domestic terrorism threat” in America.
by Tony Vainuku
In Football We Trust is the yet-untold story of the Polynesian football pipeline, from the Islands to Utah via the Mormon Church — to the NFL.
by Leslee Udwin
The story of the brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi of a 23-year-old medical student, Jyoti Singh, India’s Daughter also examines the outrage the case caused in India, a country beset by extreme poverty and archaic cultural attitudes towards gender equality.
by Steve James
A group of men and women in Chicago — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons —try to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once employed.
Frontline, Women and Girls Lead, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Kirby Dick
The Invisible War exposes one of the United States's most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the military. Today, a female soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire.
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead, Veterans Coming Home
by Deepa Dhanraj
Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy.
Global Voices, Women of the World, Diverse Muslim Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection
by Sudeshna Bose
Follow a young pickpocket through the streets of Kolkata, where he plies his trade and plays a real-life game of cops and robbers...
Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco
Follow the transformation of Judge Juan Guzmán of Chile as he is assigned by judicial lottery to investigate the first criminal cases filed against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, whose regime he had once supported.
POV, Global Voices
by Christine Christopher and Carvin Eison
In the summer of 1964, a three-night riot erupted in two predominantly black neighborhoods in downtown Rochester, New York.