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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 Esther Cassidy and Rob Kuhns
An investigation of the 1989 assassination of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter, Enemies of War unravels the political corruption embedded in El Salvador's civil war.
by Pamela Yates, Peter Kinoy, and Paco de Onís
Discover how a 26-year-old documentary became vital forensic evidence in the trial of a dictator for human-rights abuses.
POV, Women and Girls Lead
by Kathryn Smith Pyle and María Teresa Rodríguez
Hundreds — possibly thousands — of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Niños de la Memoría follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.
by Saul Landau and Meredith Burch
The confrontation in Mexico's most southern state raises global questions about the price of progress.
by Raymond Telles
The complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution and its legacy.