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THE DICTATOR HUNTER
Premieres April 26, 2009 on PBS WORLD
An American lawyer and son of a Holocaust survivor along with a Chadian survivor work in a fight against all odds to bring brutal dictator Hissene Habré to justice.
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THE DEVIL'S MINER
Premieres May 3, 2009 on PBS WORLD
Living in poverty with their mother in the mountains of Bolivia, 14-year-old Basilio and his 12-year-old brother, Bernardino, work long shifts in the Cerro Rico silver mines, braving deadly conditions to earn enough money to attend school.
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AFGHANISTAN UNVEILED
Premieres May 10, 2009 on PBS WORLD
Filmed by the first-ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this uncompromising film reveals the effects of the Taliban's repressive rule and U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghan women.
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WITNESSES TO A SECRET WAR
Premieres May 17, 2009 on PBS WORLD
WITNESSES TO A SECRET WAR tells the stories of three generations of Hmong refugees as they struggle with their personal and political legacies.
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DEATH OF A SHAMAN
Premieres May 24, 2009 on PBS WORLD
Through a journey that takes her back to her roots in Thailand, a second-generation Mien American woman strives to come to terms with her late father's death, his drug addiction and the murder of her sister.
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RULES OF THE GAME
Premieres May 31, 2009 on PBS WORLD
From the perspective of three candidates, RULES OF THE GAME follows the course of the 2007 elections in eastern highlands of Papua New Guinea.
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MIRROR DANCE
Premieres June 7, 2009 on PBS WORLD
MIRROR DANCE is the story of two women: identical twins Margarita and Ramona de Saá, forever linked by birth and dance, but struggling to overcome rifts between sisters and nations alike.
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POWER TRIP
Premieres June 14, 2009 on PBS WORLD
Amid pervasive blackouts and corruption, an American energy company purchases a formerly state-run electricity company in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.
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BEYOND THE BORDER
Premieres June 21, 2009 on PBS WORLD
BEYOND THE BORDER traces the painful transition made by four sons in the Ayala family who leave their family in Mexico to seek "una vida mejor" (a better life) in Kentucky, where they fight cultural, class and language barriers.
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ESTILO HIP HOP
Premieres June 28, 2009 on PBS WORLD
ESTILO HIP HOP chronicles the lives of three hip hop enthusiasts from Brazil, Chile and Cuba who firmly believe that hip hop can change the world.
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THE NEW AMERICANS
Premieres July 5, 2009 on PBS WORLD

Episode 1 July 5
Episode 2 July 12
Episode 3 July 19
Episode 4 July 26
Episode 5 August 2
Episode 6 August 9
Episode 7 August 16
This mini-series traces the journeys and dreams of America's newest arrivals from their roots in their homelands through their first difficult years in America.
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EN ROUTE TO BAGHDAD
Premieres August 23, 2009 on PBS WORLD
EN ROUTE TO BAGHDAD is a portrait of the peacekeeping career of former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Sergio Vieira de Mello, whose death in a 2003 Baghdad bombing attack became a tragic metaphor for the effort to bring stability to Iraq.
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END OF THE RAINBOW
Premieres August 30, 2009 on PBS WORLD
END OF THE RAINBOW explores the human dimensions of industrial gold-mining in two remote locations: Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo and Guinea, West Africa.
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SEÑORITA EXTRAVIADA
Premieres September 6, 2009 on PBS WORLD
The remains of more than 250 sexually assaulted girls have been found in the desert outside of Juarez, Mexico. The victims' relatives will not rest until these crimes are solved.
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HELL OF A NATION
Premieres September 13, 2009 on PBS WORLD
This intimate look at two candidates struggling to participate in Afghanistan's constitutional convention, the Loya Jirga, shows how the road to becoming a delegate was almost as difficult as the country's terrain itself: only a fraction of Afghans would be elected to this landmark event.
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END OF WAITING TIME
Premieres September 20, 2009 on PBS WORLD
During the long dictatorship of Spanish General Francisco Franco, hundreds of people were arrested, executed or disappeared. Today, the families of those who vanished have begun to search for answers about their relatives.
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SEOUL TRAIN
Premieres September 27, 2009 on PBS WORLD
SEOUL TRAIN exposes the complex geopolitics and bureaucracy entangling the lives of thousands of North Korean refugees as they risk their lives trying to escape their homeland and China, often aided by activists via an underground railroad.
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PICKLES
Premieres October 4, 2009 on PBS WORLD
In the Israeli Arab village of Tamra, eight widows challenge social conventions and establish the Azka Pickle Cooperative, seeking financial independence for themselves and their children.
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ARCHEOLOGY OF MEMORY
Premieres October 11, 2009 on PBS WORLD
ARCHEOLOGY OF MEMORY follows exiled Chilean musician, Quique Cruz, from the Bay Area to Chile and back as he creates his masterwork.
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REVOLUCION: Five Visions
Premieres October 18, 2009 on PBS WORLD
REVOLUCION: Five Visions reframes the Cuban revolution through the art of photography, telling the personal stories of five photographers whose lives and work span nearly five decades of Cuban history.
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