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by Denise Zmekhol
This inspiring story of struggle and resilience reveals how we are all “children of the Amazon,” breathing the same air and sharing the same fate.
By Samantha Grant and Carl Byker
Daughters of the Forest is the story of a group of girls in one of the most remote forests left on earth, who are radically transformed by attending a revolutionary school where they learn to protect the threatened forest and build a better future.
Women of the World, Global Voices
by Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani
Living in poverty with their mother in the mountains of Bolivia, 14-year-old Basilio and his 12-year-old brother, Bernardino, work long shifts in the Cerro Rico silver mines, braving deadly conditions to earn enough money to attend school.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Francine Strickwerda and Laurel Spellman Smith
Oil & Water is the true David & Goliath story of two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters. One fights for the survival of his Amazonian tribe, while the other attempts to revolutionize the oil industry.
by Lucy Walker
"The moment when one thing turns into another is the most beautiful moment. A combination of sounds turns into music. And that applies to everything." — Brazilian artist Vik Muniz
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead
by Ricardo Restrepo Hernandez
An enlightening quartet of international documentaries designed to bring awareness and attention to the worldwide water crisis.
Global Perspectives Collection