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FALLOUT: Coming Home From the War in Iraq
by Ava Lowery
A short film by Ava Lowery about the war in Iraq and its effects on our returning troops. Pro-war or anti-war, we should all take the time to listen to what our returning troops have to say.
Jehane Noujaim :: TED prize wish
by Jehane Noujaim
Visionary documentary filmmaker, TED Prize Winner, and Pangea Day founder Jehane Noujaim speaks to an audience of "the world's leading thinkers and doers" at the 2006 annual TED Conference. Watch and listen as she unveils her inspiring wish—to change the world through the power of film.
Control Room
by Jehane Noujaim
View the trailer for Jehane Noujaim's award-winning documentary, Control Room, which examines media coverage of the Iraq War.
Imagine! USA sings for Mexico
Leading film-makers are seeking to change the way we think about other countries. Here, a choir from the USA sings the Mexican anthem along the fence that divides the US from Mexico
Pangea Day
Pangea Day, May 10, 2008, is a global event bringing the world together through film. Why? In a world where people are often divided by borders, difference, and conflict, it's easy to lose sight of what we all have in common. Pangea Day seeks to overcome that – to help people see themselves in others – through the power of film.
Imagine! France sings for USA
Leading film-makers are seeking to change the way we think about other countries. Here a French choir sings the United States national anthem, part of a series to be shown worldwide on Pangea Day, May 10, "the day the world comes together through film."
Imagine! Australia sings for Lebanon
Leading film-makers are seeking to change the way we think about other countries.Here an Australian choir sings the Lebanese national anthem, part of a series to be shown worldwide on Pangea Day, May 10, "the day the world comes together through film."
Imagine! Japan sings for Turkey
Leading film-makers are seeking to change the way we think about other countries. Here the Japanese troupe performs the Turkish national anthem, part of a series to be shown worldwide on Pangea Day, May 10, "the day the world comes together through film."
Imagine! Kenya sings for India
Leading film-makers are seeking to change the way we think about other countries. Here, set against the backdrops of Nairobi city and the beautiful landscape of Uhuru Park (Maasai country), a Kenyan choir sings the Indian national anthem. This is part of a series to be shown worldwide on Pangea Day, May 10, "the day the world comes together through film."
Community Is No Cliché: It Works… the Burlington Way
by Yiota Ahladas, Ben Sachs-Hamilton
The people of Burlington, Vermont have discovered “we are better together.” See how a culture of engagement, a cohesive civic infrastructure of connected people, organizations, and programs really does build community.
What’s No Longer Impossible?
by Sarah Kuck
With new ideas about sustainability and responsibility rapidly moving to the forefront of the discussion, things that once seemed implausible are quickly becoming a reality. Sarah Kuck spoke with guests at the YES! Speaker's Corner at the Seattle Green Festival.
A New Outlook On Health
by Grace Lee Boggs
Better health is about much more than health insurance. Grace Lee Boggs investigates how we can create the social ties among us that will make our lives more meaningful and therefore healthier.
Theme Guide :: Stop Global Warming Cold
Climate change used to be something that would happen far off in the future. Now the science says we have just 10 years to change course or things will get scary. What do we do? What will actually make a difference? It turns out we have the means. The question is: Do we have the will?
The Barefoot Photographers of Tilonia
Photo Essay from the Barefoot College in Tilonia, India. Barefoot solar engineers trained by the Barefoot College have solar electrified over 200 communities in India, bringing light to over 80,000 people. The college is now training barefoot women solar engineers from 10 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, among other projects.
Christopher Herwig's Look at the Aral Sea
A photo essay of the Aral Sea. Straddling the border between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south, the Aral Sea was the fourth-largest lake in the world until Soviet-era irrigation diverted water, destroying it.