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  • A Handful of Dates

    A Handful of Dates

    Hashim Hassan
    Sudan, 2019, 12 min.

    In a mythical village between the desert and the Nile, a young boy enjoys an idyllic childhood, taking pleasure in the fertile fruits of the land and basking... more ›

  • Chasing Color: A Gem Trader's Journey

    Chasing Color: A Gem Trader's Journey

    Rob Himebaugh
    United States, 2019, 24 min.

    A global gem hunter searches Asia for the perfect rough, and learns how the world's colored stone trade affects everyone she meets... more ›

  • Kii Nche Ndutsa

    Kii Nche Ndutsa

    Itandehui Jansen
    Mexico, 2020, 13 min.

    A young Indigenous boy imagines his future while listening to the sounds of a seashell, while an Indigenous man recalls his past listening to the same shell... more ›

  • So What If The Goats Die

    So What If The Goats Die

    Sofia Alaoui
    France, 2019, 23 min.

    High in the Atlas Mountains, the young shepherd Abdellah and his father are hemmed in by snow at their goat pen. Their animals are wasting away. Abdellah must... more ›

  • Toprak

    Toprak

    Sevgi Hirschhauser
    Turkey, 2020, 105 min.

    Since the death of his parents, the teenage Burak lives with his uncle Cemil and grandmother in a remote Turkish village town. They try to make a living by... more ›

  • Wantoks: Dance of Resilience in Melanesia

    Wantoks: Dance of Resilience in Melanesia

    Iara Lee
    United States, 2019, 20 min.

    In 2018 the Solomon Islands, in the South Pacific, hosted the Melanesian Arts & Cultural Festival, celebrating the country’s 40th anniversary of... more ›

  • Women of Earth

    Women of Earth

    Mayara Boaretto, Isadora Carneiro, Katia Lund
    Brazil, 2019, 71 min.

    Mayara grew up in Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil and Latin America. She was a teenager surrounded by millions of people, technology, and everything the... more ›

  • Yarne

    Yarne

    Andrew Krakower
    United States, 2020, 15 min.

    The money earned by 11-year-olds Sonam and Tashi for doing prayers is only enough to share one small Coke. Sonam is lucky to even get a sip before Tashi, the... more ›