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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

Happiness

by Thomas Balmés

Pyanki is a 9-year-old monk living in Laya, a Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalaya. How will the first television signals ever seen in Laya shape him?

Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens

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The Real Slumdogs

by Zigzag Productions

A journey into the heart of Dharavi, Mumbai (setting for the blockbuster Slumdog Millionaire, that looks at what it's like to live in Asia's largest slum, from the point of view of the residents themselves.

Global Perspectives Collection

Shadow of the Holy Book

by Arto Halonen and Kevin Frazier

Shadow of the Holy Book exposes the immorality of international companies doing business with the dictatorship of oil-and-gas-rich Turkmenistan, thus helping to hide its human rights and free speech abuses — all in the name of profit and corporate greed.

Global Perspectives Collection

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