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Crossing Heaven’s Border: Introduction

(July 1, 2009) North Korean defectors take a life-threatening journey, traveling thousands of miles through China, Laos and Thailand, in the hope of settling as free citizens in South Korea. Intrepid South Korean journalists risk their own lives to capture the action and emotion.

Jul 12th, 2011

Iraqi Exodus: Video: Settling in Portland, Oregon

In this WIDE ANGLE web exclusive, we follow up with a refugee featured in "Iraqi Exodus" who recently moved from Amman, Jordan to Portland, Oregon.

Jan 1st, 2010

The Market Maker: Audio Feature: Trouble Brewing in Ethiopian Specialty Coffee?

The Ethiopian government's decision to force coffee exporters to sell their coffee through the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, or ECX, has raised fears among coffee aficionados that Ethiopia's world renown coffees could be lost.

Jan 1st, 2010

Time for School Series: Video: Pen Pals

Pen pals from Long Island, NY and Nairobi, Kenya exchange video messages about school, family and their hopes for the future.

Jan 1st, 2010

Eyes of the Storm: Turning Points in Burmese History

Learn about the major turning points in Burma’s history of colonization, military coups, and popular uprisings and watch rare video footage from the Democratic Voice of Burma.

Jan 1st, 2010

Time for School Series: Live Discussion on Global Education

Join a live online discussion with the film's producers and global education experts Thursday, September 10th at 12:00 noon.

Jan 1st, 2010

Heart of Darfur: Video: Darfuri Refugee Rebuilds his Life in Brooklyn

Hamza Ibrahim is a refugee from Darfur who now lives in the Kensington neighborhood of Brooklyn. Watch this video to learn about his life.

Jan 1st, 2010

World Links: Iran Discloses Enrichment Plant, Afghanistan Holds Limited Recount

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 25th, 2009

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

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