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by Karen Kelly
A grisly discovery of more than 400 mutilated bodies in Mexico is turning history on its head. Aztec Massacre paints a new picture of the violent relations between the Aztecs and the Conquistadors and rewrites much of what we thought we knew about the Aztec civilization.
Secrets of the Dead, Global Perspectives Collection, AfroPop
by Natalia Almada
Filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she inherited about her great-grandfather, General Plutarco Elías Calles, a revolutionary general who became president of Mexico in 1924.
by Simone Duarte
En Route to Baghdad is a portrait of the peacekeeping career of former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Sergio Vieira de Mello, whose death in a 2003 Baghdad bombing attack became a tragic metaphor for the effort to bring stability to Iraq.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Ben Lewis
Explore the history of grand schemes to eradicate poverty, through a combination of animation, archival material, live action, anecdote, and humor.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Why Poverty?
by Raymond Telles
The complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution and its legacy.