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Afghanistan Unveiled

by Brigitte Brault

Filmed by the first-ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this uncompromising film reveals the effects of the Taliban's repressive rule and U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghan women.

Global Voices, Independent Lens

Be Like Others

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 Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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.

Independent Lens


by Duane Baughman

Bhutto chronicles the life of one of the most complex and fascinating world leaders of our time, Benazir Bhutto.

Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Diverse Muslim Voices

Bitter Seeds

by Micha X. Peled

Bitter Seeds is an examination of the debate surrounding biotechnology and the future of farming.

Upcoming broadcasts 

Bolinao 52

by Duc Nguyen

Global Voices

Cowboys in India

by Simon Chambers, Teddy Leifer, and Paul Taylor

Aided by two locals, director Simon Chambers goes to the poorest area in India where a tribe is fighting to save a sacred mountain from multinational mining moguls who say its resources will bring prosperity to the people.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

The Day My God Died

by Andrew Levine and Geralyn Dreyfous

This unforgettable examination of the growing plague of sex slavery weaves footage from Bombay brothels with stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the child sex trade.

Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Independent Lens

Dinner with the President: A Nation's Journey

by Sabiha Sumar and Sachithanandam Sathananthan

Directors Sabiha Sumar and Sachithanandam Sathananthan sit down with former President Pervez Musharraf, before he resigns from office, to address the army general’s plans to establish democracy in Pakistan.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens

Facing the Dragon

by Sedika Mojadidi

An Afghani female parliament member fights to secure rights for women in her campaign for re-election, in a province under siege from Taliban and insurgents, while a brave female journalist covers the volatile new presidency and growing violence against women.


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