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  • Against My Will

    Against My Will - The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.

  • Angry Monk - Gendun Choephel, a legendary figure in Tibet, turned from the monastic life he was born to (as the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama), to become a fierce critic of his country's religious conservatism and isolationism.

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  • The Caste Struggle - A controversial affirmative action policy in India has brought about unprecedented social and political change.

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  • Dam/Age - Traces renowned, prize winning writer Arundhati Roy's bold and controversial campaign against the Narmada dam project in India.

  • Dishonored

    Dishonored - The story of Mukhtar Mai, whose demands for justice after being raped, led to an historic series of legal proceedings in Pakistan, and media coverage worldwide.

  • Division of Hearts - Ordinary people from Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh recount their tumultuous experiences after the 1947 British subdivision of colonial India.

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  • I For India - A chronicle of immigration, from the Sixties to the present day, as seen through the eyes of one Asian family and their 40 years worth of Super 8mm home movies.

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  • Jama Masjid Street Journal - First film by Mira Nair.

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  • Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens

    Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens - A colorful, sensory experience of the Sonepur Fair in India.

  • Kumar Talkies - In Kalpi, a small city in northern India, Kumar Talkies is the only movie theater in town. This film juxtaposes life in the village, with the world of rebellion and romance on the silver screen.

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  • The La$t Market - Documents the efforts of the multinational corporation Philips to reach five billion potential consumers among the world's poor. Can profitability fight poverty?

  • Litigating Disaster - December 3, 1984. Bhopal, India. The worst chemical disaster of all time. How has Union Carbide manipulated the US and Indian legal systems for 20 years to avoid facing justice?

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  • Still, The Children Are Here

    Still, The Children Are Here - A portrait of the Garo people of India, for whom cultivating rice is a way of life and worship, this film not only describes an indigenous culture, but the essential nature of humanity. Produced by Mira Nair.

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  • That's Why I'm Working - A look at child labor in Bangladesh, a primary school in Dacca, and some of the working children who attend it.

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