Richard Keyser, one of the boys who appear in The Boys of Baraka, talks about the film. He says, "I'm most definitely glad that I was in the movie, you know what I'm saying? The people that done it, they showed us lots of love — they always did. It was like a dream come true. Goodness gracious! I have been to amazing places that I really thought I would never be in life."
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.