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by Duc Nguyen
by Orlando de Guzman
When the tsunami’s waters retreated in the Indonesian territory of Aceh, two opposing forces swept in: foreigners and the Islamic law, Sharia. Indonesia: After the Wave follows the massive influx and subsequent challenge to Aceh’s conservative moral standards.
Frontline World, Global Perspectives Collection
by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge
The impassioned president of the Maldives struggles to save his vulnerable island nation from the tragic effects of the looming climate apocalypse.
Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Laurel Chiten and Lucia Small
The story of eight Jewish delegates invited to India by the Dalai Lama to share the secret of the Jewish people’s spiritual survival in exile.
by Marlo Poras
When a spunky, mini-skirted daughter of Ho Chi Minh’s revolution leaves cosmopolitan Hanoi for a high school exchange program in rural Mississippi, her ideas about freedom, America, Vietnam, and herself are thrown into question.
POV, Global Voices
by Juliet Lamont
If you think it's hard making it as an all-girl band, try being the first to do it with a military dictatorship breathing down your neck.
Global Perspectives Collection, Women of the World, Global Voices
by Daniel Ziv
A young, gifted street musician searches for identity, legitimacy, and love on the frenzied streets of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Loud Mouth Films
The mystery behind the assassination of a Cambodian labor leader set against the backdrop of the international garment trade.