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ABC Colombia

by Enrica Colusso and Gioia Avvantaggiato

Through the eyes of children, ABC Colombia explores the realities that nurture and perpetuate violence in a rural community controlled by paramilitary forces.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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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

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

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

Here Comes Uncle Joe

by Wooyoung Choi and Sinae Ha

Smiles, loves, and tears are shared between 800 old people in 15 remote villages in South Korea, and the only deliveryman, Uncle Joe, who connects them with the modern world.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Land Rush

by Hugo Berkeley and Osvalde Lewat-Hallade

Land Rush looks at how multinational agribusiness is threatening African farmers' ability to feed their communities.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Why Poverty?

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The Last Tightrope Dancer in Armenia

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

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Town of Runners

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

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When Hari Got Married

by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam

Hari, a 30-year-old taxi driver in the Indian Himalayas, is getting married to a girl he has never met but has fallen in love with over the mobile phone.

Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

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