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  • Meet Jewish anthropologist Melville Herskovits, who exploded myths about African Americans.
    Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness Trailer

    Meet Jewish anthropologist Melville Herskovits, who exploded myths about African Americans.

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  • Schoolchildren in China take part in an experiment in democracy by running for class monitor.
    Please Vote for Me Trailer

    Schoolchildren in China take part in an experiment in democracy by running for class monitor.

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  • Follow 4 blind teenagers during one dynamic year at the Texas School for the Blind.
    The Eyes of Me Trailer

    Follow 4 blind teenagers during one dynamic year at the Texas School for the Blind.

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  • Former drug addict Nguyen Van Hung now looks after the street children with AIDS in Vietnam.
    Teacher Trailer

    Former drug addict Nguyen Van Hung now looks after the street children with AIDS in Vietnam.

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  • Take a rare look into one of China's most treasured commodities — acrobats.
    Circus School Trailer

    Take a rare look into one of China's most treasured commodities — acrobats.

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  • Arab and Jewish children learn together as their school attempts a binational and bilingual program.
    Bridge Over the Wadi Trailer

    Arab and Jewish children learn together as their school attempts a binational and bilingual program.

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  • Follow members of the Zionist elite from birth to the crisis that weakened the kibbutz movement.
    Children of the Sun Trailer

    Follow members of the Zionist elite from birth to the crisis that weakened the kibbutz movement.

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  • Principal Edward Tom envisions his school as a safe haven where kids can focus on their education.
    Whatever It Takes Trailer

    Principal Edward Tom envisions his school as a safe haven where kids can focus on their education.

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  • Cuban boys learn to box and to fight for the revolution in Havana.
    Victory Is Your Duty Trailer

    Cuban boys learn to box and to fight for the revolution in Havana.

    Trailer (2:00)

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  • Harvard Professor Vincent Brown discusses the irony that a white man came to define black culture.
    Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness Behind the Scenes

    Harvard Professor Vincent Brown discusses the irony that a white man came to define black culture.

    Behind the Scenes (4:58)

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  • A filmmaker explains how she learned about life, death, and love from a former drug addict.
    Teacher Web Exclusive

    A filmmaker explains how she learned about life, death, and love from a former drug addict.

    Behind the Scenes (2:28)

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  • Visit a school where American kids are taught social studies, math, and science entirely in Chinese.
    Speaking in Tongues Web Exclusive

    Visit a school where American kids are taught social studies, math, and science entirely in Chinese.

    Web Exclusive (4:07)

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  • Four children raise questions about what it means to be American in the 21st century.
    Speaking in Tongues Trailer

    Four children raise questions about what it means to be American in the 21st century.

    Trailer (2:00)

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  • It takes a true calling to make faith a way of life.
    The Calling Trailer

    It takes a true calling to make faith a way of life.

    Trailer (03:09)

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  • What's your calling? What do you do to make your world a better place?
    The Calling Video Extra

    What's your calling? What do you do to make your world a better place?

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  • Filmmaker Rebecca Ferris describes what compelled her to tell the story of Jason Miller.
    Miller's Tale Video Extra

    Filmmaker Rebecca Ferris describes what compelled her to tell the story of Jason Miller.

    Behind the Scenes (03:07)

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  • Award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller experienced fame briefly, then seemed to vanish.
    Miller's Tale Trailer

    Award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller experienced fame briefly, then seemed to vanish.

    Trailer (02:39)

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  • Visit an unusual summer camp for young women where they recreate life in the Antebellum South.
    Southern Belle Trailer

    Visit an unusual summer camp for young women where they recreate life in the Antebellum South.

    Trailer (00:57)

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  • How does a romantic portrayal of the past affect current attitudes on race and gender?
    Southern Belle Video Extra 1

    How does a romantic portrayal of the past affect current attitudes on race and gender?

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  • The myth of the southern belle
    Southern Belle Video Extra 2

    The myth of the southern belle

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  • Erasing slavery from Secession
    Southern Belle Video Extra 3

    Erasing slavery from Secession

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  • Justifications for slavery
    Southern Belle Video Extra 4

    Justifications for slavery

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  • The southern small farmer
    Southern Belle Video Extra 5

    The southern small farmer

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  • A group of young Cuban boxers fights not only for their own dreams, for the fading memory of the Revolution.
    Sons of Cuba Trailer

    A group of young Cuban boxers fights not only for their own dreams, for the fading memory of the Revolution.

    Trailer (2:01)

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  • During a rough cut meeting, the filmmakers discuss whether or not to cut a scene.
    Bill T. Jones: A Good Man Video Extra

    During a rough cut meeting, the filmmakers discuss whether or not to cut a scene.

    Behind the Scenes (05:46)

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  • One year in the life of a city grappling with violence.
    The Interrupters Trailer

    One year in the life of a city grappling with violence.

    Trailer (02:30)

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  • Watch the trailer.
    Crossover Trailer

    Watch the trailer.

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  • A tucson teen is empowered by ethnic studies.
    Precious Knowledge Video Extra 1

    A tucson teen is empowered by ethnic studies.

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  • Ethnic chauvinism or modern civil rights struggle?
    Precious Knowledge Trailer

    Ethnic chauvinism or modern civil rights struggle?

    Trailer (02:00)

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  • The lasting legacy of the Chicano American student walkouts.
    Precious Knowledge Video Extra 3

    The lasting legacy of the Chicano American student walkouts.

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