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African School

by Nicki Stoker, Max Baring, Ed Kellie, and Sarah Hamilton

A series that captures the daily lives, concerns and personalities of young Africans and their teachers in Masindi, Uganda.

Global Perspectives Collection

The Boys of Baraka

by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady

A group of troubled boys in inner city Baltimore leave home to complete the 7th and 8th grade at the Baraka School, an experimental program located in rural Kenya, East Africa.

POV

Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness

by Llewellyn Smith, Christine Herbes-Sommers, and Vincent Brown

Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness examines the life and work of the Jewish anthropologist Melville Herskovits, whose writings challenged prevailing notions of race and culture.

Independent Lens

Lost Boys of Sudan

by Jon Shenk and Megan Mylan

Lost Boys of Sudan is a feature-length documentary that follows two young refugees of Sudan’s civil war through their first year in America.

POV, Global Voices

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Tangier Treehouse

by David Shadrack Smith and Charlotte Mangin

When a group of Moroccan street children are invited to take part in a treehouse building workshop, they find themselves and their lives unexpectedly transformed.

The Virgin Diaries

by Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens

A young Moroccan woman, who is soon to be married off, defies all taboos and embarks on a quest with her American friend to find answers to urgent questions about sex, virginity, and Islam.

The World According to Sesame Street

by Linda Goldstein Knowlton and Linda Hawkins Costigan

The World According to Sesame Street explores the drama and complexities behind producing international versions of the world’s most popular children’s television program.

Independent Lens

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