Global Voices

  • 2008
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Independently produced documentaries from around the world are presented.

Coming Soon to Global Voices: The Lost Dream
02:37 — Two Iraqis who supported the U.S. mission in their own country come to America and find themselves strangers in a strange land. The stories Nazar and (more…)
Coming soon to Global Voices: Journals of a Wily School
01:51 — 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 o (more…)
Filmmaker Deepa Dhanraj on the Making of Invoking Justice
05:46 — Director Deepa Dhanraj talks about what drove her to make Invoking Justice.
In the Shadow of the Sun: Ukerewe Voices Part 2
05:19 — In this companion video to the Global Voices film, In the Shadow of the Sun, we meet Masasa, Paschal, Mussa, and Miyango, Tanzanians who struggle with (more…)
Coming to Global Voices: Girl, Adopted
00:30 — When 13 year old Weynshet leaves her orphanage in Ethiopia with her new American parents, she believes all of her prayers have been answered. But in g (more…)
Two Worlds: A Closer Look at The Lost Dream
05:27 — In this companion video to the Global Voices film, The Lost Dream, we see how one Iraqi family struggles to adapt to life in the United States.
In the Shadow of the Sun: Ukerewe Voices Part 1
04:54 — In this companion video to the Global Voices film, In the Shadow of the Sun, we meet Vedastus, Alphonse, Alfred, and Grandma Miyango, Tanzanians eithe (more…)
Coming to Global Voices: Rent a Family, Inc.
02:10 — On the surface, Ryuichi looks like an ordinary, 44-year-old Japanese family man. He has a wife and two sons, and a good job in the customer service de (more…)
Coming Soon to Global Voices: In the Shadow of the Sun
01:37 — An intimate story about two very different members of a remote islands' albino community in Tanzania, as a wave of brutal killings targeting people wi (more…)
Coming Soon to Global Voices: Behind the Rainbow
03:20 — What if you took the American civil war and mashed it up with the French Revolution and the U.S. civil rights movement? That s what it felt like in So (more…)
Good Country People
17:55 — Spanish Town, Jamaica, is one of the island s oldest and poorest rural communities - it is also a war zone, where ordinary residents are caught betwee (more…)
Half of Her
11:58 — Life on a fourth floor tenement building in New York City s Chinatown is invasively communal. Chinese immigrants live in a loft that has been divided (more…)
Not Another Word
13:46 — Inside a Middle Eastern home, three generations of women in a family conflict over their plans for the future of granddaughter Lama, who refuses to ge (more…)
Coming Soon to Global Voices: A Village Called Versailles
01:26 — 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 (more…)
Coming Soon to Global Voices: Unmistaken Child
02:18 — Lama Konchog was considered the greatest Tibetan mediator of the 20th century. When he died in 2001, Tenzin Zopa, his shy and gifted disciple for 21 y (more…)
Coming Soon to Global Voices: Blessed Is the Match
01:59 — Narrated by Joan Allen, Blessed Is the Match is the first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, the World War II-era poet and diarist who became a (more…)
Through Her Lens: International Films by and about Women
01:04 — Women and Girls Lead presents an online exclusive premiere of Through Her Lens, a collection of dramatic short films exploring international stories a (more…)
Coming Soon to Global Voices: Bolinao 52
01:46 — In 1988 a group of Vietnamese boat people attempted to flee their country in search of freedom. Once at sea the boat's engine died leaving over 100 pe (more…)
Filmmaker Sasha Friedlander on Where Heaven Meets Hell
05:04 — In this web exclusive video for the Global Voices documentary, Where Heaven Meets Hell, filmmaker Sasha Friedlander describes how she returned to East (more…)
Coming Soon to Global Voices: Garbage Dreams
01:13 — The world s largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The Zabaleen (Arabic for garbage people ) recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, bu (more…)
A New Season of Global Voices Begins June 2 on WORLD
02:00 — Catch a new season of this dynamic, international documentary series on the WORLD channel, starting Sunday, June 2 (check local listings).
Coming to Global Voices: Invoking Justice
01:51 — Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community an (more…)
Coming to Global Voices: Taking Root
03:03 — How does the simple act of planting trees lead to winning the Nobel Peace Prize? Ask Wangari Maathai of Kenya. In 1977, she suggested rural women plan (more…)
Filmmaker Ritu Sarin on the Making of When Hari Got Married
05:12 — Go behind the scenes with filmmaker Ritu Sarin in this video companion piece to the Global Voices documentary, When Hari Got Married.
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  • Premiered: March 18, 2008
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Independently produced documentaries from around the world are presented. (more)

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