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Before the Revolution

by Dan Shadur

Using rare archival footage and interviews, director Dan Shadur — whose family had been part of a community of Israelis living in Iran in the ‘70s — reveals a startling new perspective on a revolution that changed the world.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Bhutto

by Duane Baughman

An intimate look at one of the most fascinating and important world leaders of our time, Benazir Bhutto.

Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices

The Boy Mir - Ten Years in Afghanistan

by Phil Grabsky

Follow eight-year-old Mir over 10 years in post-9/11 Afghanistan.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Bridge Over the Wadi

by Barak Heymann and Tomer Heymann

Bridge Over the Wadi follows a group of young Arab and Jewish children for one year as their grade school attempts a bi-national and bi-lingual program.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

The Caviar Connection

by Dragan Nikolic and Jovana Nikolic

A fishing roulette about the Rat brothers, cats, dogs, and caviar.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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Children of the Sun

by Ran Tal and Amir Harel

Tracing Israel’s kibbutz movement, Children of the Sun follows members of the Zionist elite from their birth in the 1920s and 1930s to the crisis that weakened the movement

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Fallen City

by Qi Zhao

Fallen City is a journey with three broken families to restore hope and purpose from China's worst natural disaster in decades to China's greatest transition in history.

Global Perspectives Collection, POV

Family Portrait in Black and White

by Julia Ivanova

One foster mother is raising 16 black orphans in Ukraine, a country where 99.9 percent of the population is white, and where race does matter.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

Karla's Arrival

by Koen Suidgeest

Karla's Arrival explores the subculture of Managua's second-generation street kids through the experience of a 19-year-old mother raising her child on the same streets she grew up on.

Global Perspectives Collection

Lakshmi and Me

by Nishtha Jain and Smriti Nevatia

In this intimate examination of the relationship between Indian filmmaker Nishtha Jain and her young maid, Lakshmi, Jain holds up a mirror to her own culture and the pervasive caste system that can still determine an individual’s fate in life.

Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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