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Shadya Air date: 09-30-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2256068137/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Shadya Zoabi, a charismatic 17-year-old karate world champion, strives to succeed on her own terms within her traditional Muslim village in northern Israel. Despite her father's support, she faces the challenge of balancing her dreams with her religious commitments and the culture's expectations. /episodes/get/10472 /episode/10472 Global Voices: Shadya /episode-player/10472
Girl, Adopted Air date: 09-30-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365084296/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false When 13 year old Weynshet leaves her orphanage in Ethiopia with her new American parents, she believes all her prayers have been answered. But in gaining a family, she must leave behind everything she has ever known. Spanning four years in the life of one irrepressible girl, the film offers an... /episodes/get/10366 /episode/10366 Global Voices: Girl, Adopted /episode-player/10366
Rent a Family, Inc. Air date: 09-23-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365079544/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the surface, Ryuichi looks like an ordinary, 44-year-old Japanese family man. Yet unbenownst to most — including his own family — he moonlights running his own business providing family members, friends, and even spouses for hire. By leading a secret life based artifice as a means of escape,... /episodes/get/10310 /episode/10310 Global Voices: Rent a Family, Inc. /episode-player/10310
The List Air date: 09-09-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365074411/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A modern-day Oskar Schindler story about Kirk Johnson, a 26-year-old American aid worker, fighting to save thousands of Iraqis whose lives are in danger because they worked for the United States to help rebuild Iraq. /episodes/get/10182 /episode/10182 Global Voices: The List /episode-player/10182
Journals of a Wily School Air date: 09-02-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365062097/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Forget Slumdog Millionaire––here’s the real-life story of survival on the streets of India. Follow Azad, a young pickpocket, who pushes his limits only to get caught by the police. In an effort to crack down on more serious crime, the police offer Azad a full pardon. But there’s a catch––he must... /episodes/get/9972 /episode/9972 Global Voices: Journals of a Wily School /episode-player/9972
A Village Called Versailles Air date: 08-26-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365062059/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tucked away on the eastern edge of New Orleans, a community of Vietnamese refugees has thrived for 30 years in a neighborhood they call Versailles. A Village Called Versailles recounts how the residents successfully fought against the opening of a toxic government-imposed landfill after Hurricane... /episodes/get/9973 /episode/9973 Global Voices: A Village Called Versailles /episode-player/9973
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Last Days of the Arctic
Ragnar Alexsson, a.k.a. RAX, is among the most celebrated photographers in the world. His series "Faces of the North" -- three decades in the making -- is a living document of the dying cultures of the far northern reaches of the planet. On his final shoot for the series, RAX tracks hunters on the...
Air date: 06/11/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2243415829/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Ragnar Alexsson, a.k.a. RAX, is among the most celebrated photographers in the world. His series "Faces of the North" -- three decades in the making -- is a living document of the dying cultures of the far northern reaches of the planet. On his final shoot for the series, RAX tracks hunters on the... /episodes/get/1366 /episode/1366 Global Voices: Last Days of the Arctic /episode-player/1366
Town of Runners
Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and...
Air date: 06/18/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2245747336/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and... /episodes/get/1380 /episode/1380 Global Voices: Town of Runners /episode-player/1380
The Day My God Died
Young girls whose lives were shattered by the child sex trade describe the day they were abducted from their villages as "the day my god died." By weaving footage from the brothels of Bombay with these girls' stories, Levine offers an unforgettable examination of the growing plague of child sex...
Air date: 06/25/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2247830654/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Young girls whose lives were shattered by the child sex trade describe the day they were abducted from their villages as "the day my god died." By weaving footage from the brothels of Bombay with these girls' stories, Levine offers an unforgettable examination of the growing plague of child sex... /episodes/get/1378 /episode/1378 Global Voices: The Day My God Died /episode-player/1378
Putin's Kiss
Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to the Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition...
Air date: 07/02/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2251513132/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to the Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition... /episodes/get/1372 /episode/1372 Global Voices: Putin's Kiss /episode-player/1372
Acrobat
Fabrice Champion, a young internationally renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, hopes lost and found, he returns to the circus as director and teacher.
Air date: 07/16/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2255735921/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Fabrice Champion, a young internationally renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, hopes lost and found, he returns to the circus as director and teacher. /episodes/get/1355 /episode/1355 Global Voices: Acrobat /episode-player/1355
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