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Acrobat

by Olivier Meyrou

Fabrice Champion was an accomplished trapeze artist when a circus accident paralyzed him from the neck down. But he is determined to return to the big top.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Escape from Auschwitz

by Alex Dunlop

The story of two young Slovak Jews who managed to escape and help save as many as 120,000 Jews by sharing their detailed account of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Secrets of the Dead, Global Perspectives Collection

Fair Play

by David Herman

A troupe of actors — most with learning disabilities — confront the challenges of being different, while rehearsing The Choice, an acclaimed play about abortion.

Global Perspectives Collection

A Film Unfinished

by Yael Hersonski

An examination of outtakes from an infamous Nazi propaganda film exposes how the Reich manufactured scenes of life inside the Warsaw Ghetto before the brutal deportations and ultimate liquidation of the largest ghetto in Nazi-occupied Europe.

Independent Lens

Heavy Load

by Jerry Rothwell, Jonny Persey, and Alison Morrow

Heavy Load follows a UK punk band — whose members include several musicians with learning disabilities — as they record their first album and take center stage at a mainstream music festival.

Global Perspectives Collection

Overbooked

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.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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