Global Voices - Season 1

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Sunday 10:00 PM on PBS Premiered Apr 16, 2009 In Season

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  • Mai’s America
    9/14/08
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    A spunky Vietnamese teenager lands in rural Mississippi, giving us an outsider's glimpse of America.
  • Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins
    The activist priest Father Roy Bourgeois campaigns to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas.
  • A Panther in Africa
    A Panther in Africa
    Episode 23
    8/31/08
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    A Black Panther living in exile in Tanzania commits his life to activism and community service.
  • Overbooked
    Overbooked
    Episode 22
    8/22/08
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    Cultures clash and integrate as an Italian travel agent and a Moroccan immigrant manage a tour.
  • The Flute Player
    The Flute Player
    Episode 21
    8/17/08
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    After surviving its Killing Fields as a boy, a musician now champions Cambodia's traditional music.
  • Episode 120
    Episode 120
    Episode 20
    8/10/08
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    The story begins, as a local music group decides to records their album, in a small unknown town in South Africa. Over the many years and countless cultural changes throughout time, the song develops a persona of sorts, and after multiple decades suddenly and miraculously rises to the top of the pop music charts.moreless
  • Greener Grass: Cuba, Baseball and the United States
    A look at baseball as both a bridge and a political barrier between Cuba and the United States.
  • Daughter from Danang
    7/27/08
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    A Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter's bittersweet and challenging reunion after 22 years.
  • ABC Columbia
    ABC Columbia
    Episode 17
    7/20/08
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    Through the eyes of children, a look at life in a rural community controlled by paramilitary forces.
  • Love Inventory
    Love Inventory
    Episode 16
    7/13/08
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    An Israeli filmmaker seeks his missing sister, uncovering a secret that changes his family forever.
  • Episode 115
    Episode 115
    Episode 15
    7/7/08
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    A housewife wants to know about her family's history, and feels like she's missing out on something important from her past. Coming from just a small town in Iowa she begins to seek out her story wanting to know more. She then discovers that she was almost a victim of a Guatemalan massacre, which she surprisingly escaped from, without harm.moreless
  • Great Wall Across the Yangtze
    6/29/08
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    Two million Chinese are displaced by the construction of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River.
  • After the Fall
    After the Fall
    Episode 13
    6/22/08
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    A decade after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this film seeks out its physical and emotional remains.
  • Episode 112
    Episode 112
    Episode 12
    6/15/08
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    Mike Siv hasn't seen his dad since he left Cambodia. Now that he's about to be reunited with his father, he finds out the shocking news that his dad has a whole new family. He also learns that he has a younger brother that was raised by their aunt.
  • For God, Tsar and Fatherland
    6/8/08
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    Russian nationalism percolates in a castle outside Moscow, home of an emerging right-wing movement.
  • T-Shirt Travels
    T-Shirt Travels
    Episode 10
    6/1/08
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    The story of how secondhand clothing, given away as charity in the west, ends up in Zambia, Africa.
  • Episode 109
    Episode 109
    Episode 9
    5/25/09
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    China's Cultural Revolution, from 1966 to 1976, was a bloody time in the nation's history. It was so incredibly violent that as many as half a million Chinese died during the ten-year struggle. Because China's very nature is so secretive, very little information about the revolution ever reached the West - until now.moreless
  • The Day My God Died
    5/18/08
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    An unforgettable look at young girls in Bombay whose lives are shattered by the child sex trade.
  • Episode 107
    Episode 107
    Episode 7
    5/11/08
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    When an independent woman film producer known as Lourdes Portillo decides to travel, back to her home country of Mexico, she discovers much more than she had bargained for. Her footage captured involves her travels to Mexico to unearth the reality behind how and why her rich uncle passed away unexpectedly.moreless
  • Bridge Over the Wadi
    5/4/08
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    A group of young Arab and Jewish children study together in a bilingual school program in Israel.
  • Anatomy of a Springroll
    4/27/08
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    One man's culinary journey from San Francisco to Saigon, blending his roots with his American life.
  • Episode 104
    Episode 104
    Episode 4
    4/20/08
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    Sumo wrestling is an ancient Japanese sport that has taken root in the United States. What was previously a nearly sacred event to the Japanese is becoming steeped in pop culture. Follow some of the most prominent American sumo wrestlers and see how they are paying tribute to a timeless sport.moreless
  • Shaolin Ulysses: Kungfu Monks in America
    The lives and ambitions of five Shaolin monks who bring kungfu to America from the temples of China.
  • Episode 102
    Episode 102
    Episode 2
    4/7/08
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    Two young men, who were just young boys at the time, decide to escape their country of Sedan while they still have a fighting chance. The boys resettled in the United States, and began a new life of peace and harmony, that they could have never experienced in their home country. While Sudan continued to face twenty years, of a brutal civil war, countless deaths occured and many occupants chose to flee the country.moreless
  • Circus School
    Circus School
    Episode 1
    3/30/08
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    A revealing look at the rigorous physical training endured by young Chinese acrobatic students.
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