A Documentary About Street Theatre in Ghana
Marieke De Lange had a vision of empowering underprivileged children by helping them to stage performances. She wanted their dramatizations to bring to life some of the hardships they face because of poverty.
This full-length documentary brings to the light a situation that remains virtually unknown to many Americans, and it’s the fact that for the first time in almost ten years, homelessness is on the rise.
This film was directed by Darius Clark Monroe and produced by Spike Lee. It tells the story of a group of young college athletes from the Wyoming Cowboys Football Team that decided to wear black armbands protesting against Brigham Young University, a large Mormon University.
Sweden's Wild West Response to a Refugee Crisis
In 1966, a successful Swedish businessman started High Chaparral as a place where he could hang out with his friends and customers and make business deals.
Scott Neeson: From Hollywood highs to Cambodia’s slum kids
Scott Neeson went from being a poor young immigrant from Scotland, working as a projectionist in a drive-in movie theater to becoming a top Hollywood movie industry executive.
Fighting Tanzania's Child Bride Tradition
Even though it’s against the law to marry underage girls in Tanzania, many parents continue to follow the ancient tradition. This means that they give their daughters as young as 11 or 12 in marriage to men who are much older, sometimes more than three times their age.
When Having a Baby Means Losing Your Job
Many famous name brands deliberately choose to manufacture their products in countries where labor is cheap. This comes at a high cost that usually involves human rights violations and abuse of power.
About a hundred years ago there were close to one million rhinos living in South Africa. These days their amounts have dwindled to about 20,000 white rhinos, 4,000 black rhinos, and only three northern white rhinos The population just keeps shrinking.
Kayaking From LA to Tijuana To Fight Tuna Overfishing
These days, if you want to get your message across, you need to think outside the box. This is exactly what Andrew Szabo, an environmental activist and novice kayaker did.
Human Stories From The Refugee Crisis
The world is changing quickly and the things that some take for granted are impossible dreams for others. Many men, women, and children have had to leave the comforts of their home and the familiarity of their place of birth to set out on a quest for survival.
Stop Drilling California
California is best known for a healthy lifestyle, healthy environment, organic agriculture and being on the cutting edge of conservation. But very few people are aware that California is the nation’s third largest producer of oil and gas.
Taking On The Silent Eco Threat From Plastic Microbead Pollution
A team comprised of 14 female researchers hop on a yacht and sail to the Caribbean. When they first made the announcement, there were many chuckles.
Ban Fracking Now
Hydraulic facturing, also known as fracking, raised more debate in New York City than any other issue in recent history. Since 2005, gas companies started leasing land in New York to frack.