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An unflinching look at the U.S.-Mexico drug war.
An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.
Two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to graduation.
The film takes us inside the Yoshida Brewery, a 144-year-old family-owned establishment.
What happened to one elementary school as a result of mandated integration in the 1950's.
An eldery woman's husband fulfills her 90th birthday wish with a trip to In-N-Out.
Storm Reyes found hope the day a bookmobile arrived at her migrant camp.
Wendell Scott's son remembers his father's induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame
We meet Ye Haiyan and the other activists and see them protest outside the school.
This clip discusses the various reactions from the community to Trisha's presence.
Trisha discusses the psychology of being transgender, and the complexity of her identity.
Sharon interviews Trisha about how her understanding of her gender identity.
Trisha's kids talk about the effect of her transition on their childhood.
The family celebrates Sharon's wedding. Trisha discusses how her gender identity is fluid.
Oscar, a U.S. Border Patrol Agent, discusses America's complicity in drug trafficking.
Sister Consuelo discusses how militarized efforts to combat crime endangered young people.
Two former soldiers take a 2,700 mile trek across America seeking redemption.
Patients at Strathcarron hospice in Scotland face life's end with song and humor.
Inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village.
A father learns his young son has cancer and creates a poetic video game.
Filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows activist Sparrow and her band as they seek justice.
Director Shattuck seeks a deeper understanding of her family.
A portrait of a gender-creative boy growing up in conservative rural Florida.
The hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war.