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Field Trip to the DMZ: Introduction

As North Korea’s relations with its neighbors grow ever more strained, FOCAL POINT visits the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

Pakistan at the Polls: Introduction

In the half a century since the country’s founding, changes in Pakistan’s leadership have been marked by assignations, plane crashes, military coups -- and the occasional democratic election.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

Lord’s Children: Introduction

(July 29, 2008) "Lord’s Children" follows three former child soldiers in Uganda who escape from the bush and try to put their lives back together.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

China Prep: Introduction

(August 12, 2008) "China Prep" follows five Chinese students through their final high-pressure year at an elite high school in Sichuan Province, where a class of 1,800 teenagers are competing for 59 spots in China’s top two universities.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Ladies First: Introduction

(July 22, 2004) Ten years after the bloody genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 people in just 100 days, Rwanda’s women are leading their country’s healing process and taking their society forward into a different future. They are playing a remarkable role in politics and are also emerging as prominent figures in the business sector.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Burning Season: Introduction

(July 22, 2008) "Burning Season" kindles both sides of the climate divide in Indonesia and explores whether capitalism can step in where altruism has so far failed to succeed.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

The Sand Castle: Introduction

(July 24, 2007) WIDE ANGLE travels to the royal headquarters of the United Arab Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah as HH Sheikh Saud solicits top European architects to carry out his grandiose dream of a new capital city in the middle of his desert kingdom.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Dishing Democracy: Introduction

(July 31, 2007) WIDE ANGLE goes behind the scenes at Arab television channel MBC in Cairo for an inside look at the hit all-female talk show, KALAM NAWAEM. The film provides a nuanced portrait of four Arab women harnessing the power of transnational satellite TV to boldly and effectively push social reform.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: Introduction

(August 14, 2007) In the summer of 2006, as internal battles fracture the Palestinian Territories, WIDE ANGLE provides a glimpse inside the conflict as it spirals out of control. Gaza E.R. follows doctors, nurses, and staff at Shifa Hospital, the largest in the Gaza Strip, as they struggle in the face of turf wars between Hamas, rival faction Fatah, and powerful families with competing agendas.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments
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