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Filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows Chinese activists as they seek justice in southern China.
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Director Sharon Shattuck seeks a deeper understanding of her family.
An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in rural Florida.
An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.
What happened to one elementary school as a result of mandated integration in the 1950's.
An eldery woman's husband fulfills her 90th birthday wish with a trip to In-N-Out.
Storm Reyes found hope the day a bookmobile arrived at her migrant camp.
Wendell Scott's son remembers his father's induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame
This clip discusses how video games can help us cope emotionally and confront taboos.
Ryan and Amy discuss scenes for the game and how they want the player to interact with it.
Ryan and his team take "That Dragon, Cancer" to a video game conference.
This clip introduces us to Joel's illness and how his parents cope with it.
Filmmaker Nanfu Wang discusses the making of POV documentary Hooligan Sparrow.
We meet Ye Haiyan and the other activists and see them protest outside the school.
Filmmaker Sharon Shattuck discusses the making of POV documentary From This Day Forward.
This clip discusses the various reactions from the community to Trisha's presence.
Two former soldiers take a 2,700 mile trek across America seeking redemption.
Patients at Strathcarron hospice in Scotland face life's end with song and humor.
Inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village.
A father learns his young son has cancer and creates a poetic video game.
Filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows activist Sparrow and her band as they seek justice.
Director Shattuck seeks a deeper understanding of her family.
A portrait of a gender-creative boy growing up in conservative rural Florida.
The hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war.
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