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by Immy Humes
The amazing adventures of novelist and Paris Review founder Harold Louis “Doc” Humes — featuring a paper house, the Hip Messiah, Don Peyote, Leary, Mailer, Auster, and the FBI. A story about ideas, drugs, literature, protest, and paranoia, that sheds light on American cultural history as well as an original mind.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Vardan Hovhannisyan and Inna Sahakyan
Two elderly masters of Armenian tightrope dancing search for an understudy to carry on a dying tradition.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Glenn Baker
Stand Up explores the emergence of Muslim and Arab American comedians in the wake of 9/11, showing how the comics use humor to take on stereotypes about Middle Easterners and the issue of terrorism.
by Isaac Solotaroff
When a Kuwaiti psychologist launches a comic series with 99 superheroes based on the 99 virtues of Allah, he runs up against suspicion from Muslims and the harsh realities of the global marketplace.
Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices