Global Voices presents premiere and encore broadcasts of internationally themed documentaries made by independent filmmakers from around the world. From Indonesia to El Salvador and India to Ethiopia, Global Voices tells compelling stories from a global perspective with an intimate, upfront view. Global Voices can be seen on the WORLD Channel, Sundays at 10 PM ET and 7 PM PT (Check local listings).
by Juliet Lamont
If you think it's hard making it as an all-girl band, try being the first to do it with a military dictatorship breathing down your neck.
by Deann Borshay Liem
Filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem goes on a quest to search for her “double” — a girl named Cha Jung Hee — in an attempt to resolve a case of mistaken identity when a South Korean orphanage switched their identities.
by Justin Webster
In May 2009, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy Guatemalan lawyer, went cycling, knowing he would be killed. He left behind a video accusing the president of his murder. When uploaded to YouTube, it almost brought the government down.
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.
by Jed Rothstein
Three years before the Arab spring, a film crew began documenting Egypt’s small heavy metal community. The young musicians voiced the frustrations of a generation raised under a dictator. Two years into filming, a revolution began ...
by Laura Poitras
The Oath is a story about family, taxis, al Qaeda, Guantanamo Bay, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
by Marlo Poras and Yu Ying Wu Chou
Two spirited daughters from China's last remaining matrilineal ethnic minority are thrust into the worldwide economic downturn when they lose the only jobs they've ever known.
by Robin Hessman and Rachel Wexler
My Perestroika follows five ordinary Russians living in extraordinary times — from their sheltered Soviet childhood, to the collapse of the Soviet Union during their teenage years, to the constantly shifting political landscape of post-Soviet Russia.
by Lisa Gossels and Eden Wurmfeld
My So-Called Enemy follows six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls committed to justice and mutual understanding after participating in a women’s leadership program, and how their lives and realities are transformed over the next seven years.