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.
by Joanna Lipper
The Supreme Price tells the story of Hafsat Abiola, a daughter determined to realize her parents' dreams of alleviating poverty and bringing democracy to Nigeria.
by Berit Madsen
Sepideh is a young Iranian woman who wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her more traditional family will do anything to keep her on the ground.
by Juan Alvarez Neme
In Uruguay, a forgotten national ballet company performing in a half-finished theater is shaken into life by the arrival of Julio Bocca, one of the best ballet dancers of all time.
by DU Haibin
Zhou is a flag-waving, slogan-shouting Chinese teenager who is emblematic of a generation of youth born after the 1980s, who are so fervent in their patriotism that some fear they are tipping into a dangerous type of nationalism.
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 Samantha Grant and Carl Byker
Daughters of the Forest is the story of a group of girls in one of the most remote forests left on earth, who are radically transformed by attending a revolutionary school where they learn to protect the threatened forest and build a better future.
Produced by Talal Al-Muhanna
A Cairo-based filmmaker recounts the story of his interaction with a group of plainclothes policemen from 2011-2013. At the same time, the filmmaker grapples with issues of guilt and morality and the memory of his father, a former criminal investigator.