by Steve James
A group of men and women in Chicago — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons —try to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once employed.
Frontline, Women and Girls Lead, Diverse Muslim Voices
by David R. Sutherland
In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Frontline
by Hugo Berkeley and Osvalde Lewat-Hallade
Land Rush looks at how multinational agribusiness is threatening African farmers' ability to feed their communities.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices, Why Poverty?
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 Mo Perkins
With global population at an extreme high, federal fertility lotteries now determine who can and can’t reproduce. When one woman learns that she will be permanently sterilized, her faith in the system is shaken.
by Trevin Matcek
Simon Ender struggles with his decision to commit his elderly mother into a revolutionary nursing home alternative that has solved the rapidly growing Senior Citizen overpopulation.
by Julian Breece
Organ Harvesting Initiative surgeon Isaac North visits a Colorado refugee town where quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wife’s medical care, his organs harvested for more “productive” citizens.
by John J. Valadez
In Texas after World War II, a funeral home refuses to care for a dead Mexican American soldier’s body “because the whites wouldn’t like it,” sparking nationwide outrage and helping to launch a civil rights movement.
by Bill Rose
In 1978, Oakley Hall III was a brilliant 28-year-old playwright on the verge of national recognition when he mysteriously fell from a bridge and lost everything.
by David E. Simpson
The native herding tribes of Africa are emerging from a century of “white man’s conservation,” which turned their lands into off-limits game reserves. Now, with a new model of conservation, African wildlife is back in their hands and the tribes are vying for a piece of the ecotourism pie. But can poachers become protectors?
Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices