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Time for School Series: Introduction

(September 2 & 9, 2009) WIDE ANGLE’s award-winning 12-year documentary project, Time for School, follows seven children from seven countries who are struggling to achieve a basic education.

Sep 21st, 2009 | Comments

The Market Maker: Slideshow: On the Trading Floor

See how buyers and sellers negotiate on the trading floor of Ethiopia's Commodity Exchange.

Jul 21st, 2009 | Comments

Introduction

WIDE ANGLE is planning a bold new mini-series Women, War & Peace to challenge the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men’s domain and to place women at the center of an urgent dialogue about conflict and security.

Jan 21st, 2009 | Comments

Dying to Leave: Introduction

(September 25, 2003) This two-hour WIDE ANGLE special explores the current worldwide boom in illicit migration. Focusing on five major stories whose journeys traverse 16 countries, this documentary will look into the circumstances that drove these migrants from their homes, describe the difficulties involved in their epic journeys and reveal what awaits them in their new world.

Sep 25th, 2003 | Comments

Growing Up Global: Introduction

Ten years ago, filmmaker Bruno Sorrentino began recording the lives of eight newborn babies from around the world. In 1992, world leaders met in Brazil for the Earth Summit on sustainable development. There they made plans and promises to conquer the global problems of overpopulation, over-consumption and poverty. In the ten years since, Sorrentino has revisited the children repeatedly and recorded how their lives have been affected by the issues discussed at Rio.

Aug 29th, 2002 | Comments

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