New Year's Eve with Montrey and Romesh (Clip 3 of 6)
In this additional clip from The Boys of Baraka, Baraka School participants Romesh and Montrey spend New Year's Eve, 2004, together, enjoying each other and talking to girls on the phone. As they watch the fireworks, young men begin to shoot off guns in the low-rise housing projects below their balcony, a ritual they perform every year at midnight on New Year's Eve. It is a pointed reminder for the boys of the potential violence the neighborhood may have in store for the year ahead.
Four African-American boys from poverty-stricken Baltimore travel to rural Kenya, where a teacher-student ratio of one to five, a strict disciplinary program and a comprehensive curriculum form the core of an extraordinary new journey in their transformation to men.
On September 13, 2010, the New York Times Community Affairs department and POV presented a panel discussion on the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, and the Times. The conversation featured Daniel Ellsberg, former New York Times executive editor Max Frankel, New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak and New York Times managing editor Jill Abramson.
In this 2010 interview, the Nobel Peace Prize winner talked with the Good Fortune filmmakers about the Green Belt Movement and what makes for effective aid in impoverished areas. Wangari passed away on Sunday at the age of 71.
In this deleted scene from Last Train Home, migrant workers waiting at China's Guangzhou train station express their frustrations and disappointments with factory life and traveling home for the New Year.
The voices of many undocumented youth who feel at home but also isolated and alone in the United States often go unheard. Meet Melissa, a young undocumented woman confronting trauma through self-expression and dance.