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by Guo Jing and Ke Dingding
Take a rare look into one of China's most treasured commodities — acrobats. Circus School reveals the rigorous physical training students must endure as they prepare for a national competition.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Louise Osmond and Jerry Rothwell
The compelling story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who entered the most daring nautical challenge ever — the very first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race.
Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection
by Alison Rooper
In the 1970s, female East German athletes came from nowhere to dominate international sport. But behind their success lay a horrifying secret. Doping for Gold reveals the truth behind the biggest state-sponsored doping program the world has ever known, creating a timely perspective on today’s many sports drug scandals.
Secrets of the Dead, Global Perspectives Collection
by George Amponsah, Jacqui Timberlake, and Mike Tait
Three young boxers from Bukom, Ghana try to navigate the glittering prizefighting rings of Europe and North America through triumph and defeat.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, AfroPop
by Danny Hakim, Udi Kalinsky, and Roy Westler
Shadya Zoabi, a charismatic 17-year-old karate world champion, strives to succeed on her own terms within her traditional Muslim village in northern Israel.
Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Jennifer Peedom and David Michod
Thirty-nine-year-old adventurer Andrew McAuley has a dangerous, monumental mission: Be the first person to kayak solo from Australia to New Zealand.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Jerry Rothwell
Town of Runners follows the story of three young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, home to current Olympic and World Champions Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekele.
Women of the World, Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Women of the World
by Andrew Lang and Mandy Chang
At the legendary Havana Boxing Academy, physical training and revolutionary indoctrination go hand in hand, grooming young boys to fight for the honor of the Cuban revolution.
Global Perspectives Collection, Wide Angle