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Good Fortune

Video duration: 1:12:41Expires: 09/30/11

"Good Fortune" is a provocative exploration of how massive international efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa may be undermining the very communities they aim to benefit. The gripping stories of two Kenyans battling to save their homes from large-scale development present a unique opportunity see foreign aid through eyes of the people it is intended to help.

Episodes of POV51

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What Tomorrow Brings

Inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village.

53:08

What Tomorrow Brings

53:08

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Thank You For Playing

A cathartic exercise evolves into a critically acclaimed work of art.

1:19:42

Thank You For Playing

1:19:42

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Pink Boy

An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in rural Florida.

9:46

Pink Boy

9:46

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Marathon

An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.

9:10

Marathon

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Clips of POV702

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What Tomorrow Brings - Filmmaker Interview

Filmmaker Beth Murphy discusses the making of POV Documentary What Tomorrow Brings.

16:45

What Tomorrow Brings - Filmmaker Interview

16:45

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What Tomorrow Brings: A Proud Moment

The students practice English presentations for their new pen pals in Nebraska.

4:00

What Tomorrow Brings: A Proud Moment

4:00

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What Tomorrow Brings: Holding Your Head Up High

Razia meets with the mayor and town elders to discuss the benefits of the school.

5:44

What Tomorrow Brings: Holding Your Head Up High

5:44

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What Tomorrow Brings: Poisoned Hope

Despite community resistance and threats of attack, the school will be opened.

6:38

What Tomorrow Brings: Poisoned Hope

6:38

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What Tomorrow Brings: Rihala's Future

Rihala enrolls at school as the oldest student, but her future is still unclear.

4:11

What Tomorrow Brings: Rihala's Future

4:11

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Thank You For Playing: Death & Gaming - Do They Go Together?

This clip discusses how video games can help us cope emotionally and confront taboos.

5:31

Thank You For Playing: Death & Gaming - Do They Go Together?

5:31

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Thank You For Playing: I Was Having Fun

Ryan and Amy discuss scenes for the game and how they want the player to interact with it.

2:39

Thank You For Playing: I Was Having Fun

2:39

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Thank You For Playing: Playing the Game

Ryan and his team take "That Dragon, Cancer" to a video game conference.

6:35

Thank You For Playing: Playing the Game

6:35

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Previews of POV169

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Almost Sunrise - Teaser

Two former soldiers take a 2,700 mile trek across America seeking redemption.

2:31

Almost Sunrise - Teaser

2:31

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Seven Songs for a Long Life - Trailer

Patients at Strathcarron hospice in Scotland face life's end with song and humor.

1:32

Seven Songs for a Long Life - Trailer

1:32

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What Tomorrow Brings - Trailer

Inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village.

2:05

What Tomorrow Brings - Trailer

2:05

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Thank You for Playing - Trailer

A father learns his young son has cancer and creates a poetic video game.

2:36

Thank You for Playing - Trailer

2:36

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