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One Child Nation

Filmmaker Nanfu Wang explores the devastating impacts of China’s one-child policy.

Always in Season

Always in Season is a haunting exploration of lynching and racial violence in America.

We Believe In Dinosaurs

The Bible and science collide amid the battleground of a Kentucky creationism museum.

Leftover Women

Modern Chinese women juggle love life with careers in a society that frowns on singlehood.

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Were the 739 deaths from Chicago's 1995 heatwave a one-time tragedy or appalling trend?

Accept the Call

An anguished Minnesota father tries to find out what led his son to attempt to join ISIS.

The First Rainbow Coalition

Across lines of race and ethnicity, alliances formed among Chicago activists in the '60s.

Decade of Fire

Decade of Fire covers the shocking story of when the South Bronx was on fire in the '70s.

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