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by Tanaz Eshaghian and Peter Wintonick
An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, Be Like Others explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of an Islamic society.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Duane Baughman
An intimate look at one of the most fascinating and important world leaders of our time, Benazir Bhutto.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Christopher Rufo
Meet young Parhat Ablat, a member of a Muslim minority from the deserts of Western China, who is leading the fight against racial segregation using the unlikely medium of baseball.
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.
Women of the World, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, he enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America. One in a Billion explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life — love.
by Mickey Lemie
Building on his past as a Harvard professor, LSD pioneer and spiritual leader, Ram Dass works to transform his recent experience as a stroke survivor into words of wisdom for baby boomers facing aging, death, and dying.
by Nati Baratz
When one of Tibet’s greatest monks passes away, his shy, gifted disciple must complete a monumental task assigned by the Dalai Lama: to find the child who is the reincarnation of his master.
Global Voices, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection