What would you do if you were forced out of your home? White farmers in Zimbabwe are facing this reality and this film tells their horrific stories...
This new documentary reviews the economics, corruption and culture of a local bus in Guatemala...
Justice across cultures is explored in the story of Kainat, a young girl who seeks justice in Pakistan after being gang raped.
Who on earth would choose to leave Italy? Gustav and Luca consider this important question in this new documentary, Italy: Love It or Leave It.
The film opens with a scene that still haunts me: People standing on a hill watching the wave hit and their city being destroyed, calling out to others on lower ground to "hurry" to higher ground while a black, relentless wave that sends houses floating like surfers creeps in after them.
"Sideways on a Scooter" by American journalist Miranda Kennedy is about the complex relationships between women in India. Shortly after completing this book, I watched "Lakshmi and Me," a PBS documentary about filmmaker Nishtha Jain and her relationship with her young maid, Lakshmi.
Budrus is a find! It is one of those documentaries that needs to be talked about and it will leave you thinking about your role on as a bridge builder to peace for days. Why? Because it shares a story that is not commonly told: It documents a Palestinian village's non-violent response to a wall being built on their land by the Israelis. It is the winner of numerous awards and was called "A Must See Documentary" by The New York Times.
I'm still sorting through the myriad of wonderful films that I caught at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The Bengali Detective, by Phil Cox, is one that I particularly enjoyed and appreciated as a creative educational tool.
This is a tough post for me to write. It is nearly impossible to imagine that it has been a decade since the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
I had the pleasure of participating in a radio interview with Arnd Wächter and Dr. David Owusu-Ansah on Tom Graham's "Virginia Insight"show.