Beyond the Call

by Adrian Belic

In a Mother Teresa-meets-Indiana Jones adventure, three middle-aged friends and ex-soldiers travel the world delivering humanitarian aid to the front lines of war.

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End of Waiting Time

by Perez Molero, Jesus Sanjurjo, and Valerie Delpierre

During the long dictatorship of Spanish General Francisco Franco, hundreds of people were arrested, executed or disappeared. Today, the families of those who vanished have begun to search for answers about their relatives.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

Gypsy Caravan: When the Road Bends

by Jasmine Dellal

A rare and dazzling look inside the world of top Romani performers, who transcend social isolation and community poverty through their music.


by Stefano Strocchi and Stefano Tealdi

A polite Italian travel agent and an authoritarian Moroccan immigrant, two very different men from two different cultures, try to manage a diverse group of people traveling from Italy to Morocco.

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The Silence of Others

by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar

After decades of silence in Spain, a team of lawyers and former victims try to bring crimes of Franco’s brutal 40-year dictatorship before a criminal court for the first time in history, and that country is forced to reckon with its past.

This is My Picture When I Was Dead

by Mahmoud Al Massad

An imaginative look at what happens after four-year-old Bashir comes back to life after the assassination of him and his father, a top PLO lieutenant.

Global Perspectives Collection

The World According to Sesame Street

by Linda Goldstein Knowlton and Linda Hawkins Costigan

The World According to Sesame Street explores the drama and complexities behind producing international versions of the world’s most popular children’s television program.

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