POV Shorts: Boom and Bust

Two stories from California and Texas excavating distinct portraits of place, politics, and economy. In When the LAPD Blows Up Your Neighborhood, locals and news organizations witness a volatile situation turn into a literal powder keg. In When It’s Good It’s Good, a filmmaker returns to West Texas and documents the local oil industry's boom and bust.

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Aspiring social worker faces the uncertainty of life as a blind, undocumented immigrant.

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At MIT, an alum follows four African students striving to become change agents for home.

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How to Have an American Baby

An intimate look behind the closed doors of the Chinese birth tourism industry in the US.

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