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  1. Tales of the Waria Featured on Telegraph21

    June 4, 2012

    Recently, our friends at Telegraph21 highlighted Tales of the Waria in their t21 Weekly Feature, including video clips, an exclusive filmmaker interview, and screening information. Telegraph21’s Steffie Kinglake sat down with filmmaker Kathy Huang to discuss the documentary, which premiered last night on Global Voices. The filmmaker will

  2. Tales of the Waria: Inside Indonesia's Third-Gender Community

    June 1, 2012

     Originally published on HuffingtonPost.comThe ITVS-funded documentary by Kathy Huang premieres Sunday, June 3 on Global Voices on the WORLD Channel. An online social screening and chat will be held on Monday, June 4 at 8pm ET/5pm PT with the filmmaker to discuss issues raised in the film.This past March the Associated Press broke an unexpected story

  3. Waiting for Health Care

    May 22, 2012

    The following post was featured in Sunday's online edition of The New York Times. The report comes from Emmy Award-winning documentary Peter Nicks whose latest film The Waiting Room goes behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film will air next season on PBS's Independent

  4. Director Sedika Mojadidi on Filming Her Father in Motherland Afghanistan

    May 11, 2012

    One in seven Afghan women dies in childbirth. Motherland Afghanistan, airing Sunday, May 13 on Global Voices on the WORLD Channel (check listings), introduces the women behind these devastating statistics. Afghan American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi examines her father's work as an OB/GYN as he struggles to make a difference. Beyond the Box spoke with

  5. What’s Different About Karla’s Arrival?

    May 3, 2012

      Many films have been made about street children. Some good, some not. The kids are a thankful target for filmmakers like myself, as we ardently become sponges for their heartfelt stories. With so much done already, why then, I was often asked, make another documentary about one? The answer is simple: by means of a compelling story which accompanies a young