Newly orphaned Aram leaves Beirut to live with his grandfather in Los Angeles, and overwhelmed by culture shock, he falls prey to an Armenian gang.
Related tales of a family seeking refuge and two men on a train to Amritsar evoke the dreadful unease surrounding Hindu-Sikh tensions in 1980s Punjab.
A young father returns home from jail eager to care for his son and become a writer, but crime, poverty and a flawed system threaten his plans.
This documentary chronicles the struggles and dreams of a postal clerk, a railway guard and a firefighter in the crumbling Congo capital of Kinshasa.
A real-life tragedy inspired this drama about the vicious 1964 murder of a woman witnessed by 37 people, none of whom intervened to stop it.
A single mother, her boyfriend and her 8-year-old son take a weeklong resort vacation, during which secrets and relationship strains take their toll.
After emigrating from Algeria to France, single mother Fatima Elayoubi struggles against barriers of race and language to forge a writing career.
After a troubled boyhood in the 1950s countryside, a simple Argentine grows into a successful businessman with a dark side in 1980s Buenos Aires.
Nature and landscape artist Heiner Hertling hosts this instructional painting series that demonstrates the plein air method of outdoor image-making.
A Mayan girl working on a Guatemalan coffee plantation dreams of escaping an arranged marriage to make a new life in America.
The final holdout in her historic beachside building in Brazil, a retired music critic refuses to sell her apartment to developers bent on demolition.
Their fates switched as children, two women cross paths again as adults and become entangled in a rivalry for professional success and love.
A teenager is caught between the expectations of her traditional Tunisian family and the provocative political sentiments she expresses in her music.
Jake and Tony become friends when Jake's dad inherits a home above Tony's mother's shop. Friendship is tested when Jake's dad raises the shop's rent.
, Greg Kinnear
, Jennifer Ehle
, Talia Balsam
, John Procaccino
, Paulina García
, Theo Taplitz
, Michael Barbieri
, Madison Wright
, Maliq Johnson
, Anthony A. Flamminio
A high school senior in San Antonio who has won a college scholarship discovers she's pregnant and faces a difficult choice about her future.
An elderly, hearing-impaired Indian man stays connected to the world of the past through the beloved valve radio he has owned since childhood.
An aging California pig farmer whose property is on the brink of foreclosure makes a last-ditch trip across the border to sell his prized hog.
Eddie Fleming is grilled relentlessly about an offense and quickly finds himself trapped in a nightmare -- but is it of his own making?
Emotionally vulnerable teacher Rachel accompanies three students to a weekend drama competition and forms an unexpected bond with troubled teen Billy.
Along India's Ganges River, four people face prejudice, a strict moral code and a punishing caste system as they confront personal tragedies.
A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student.
With the abbott absent, a child monk and his young peers in remote Myanmar must fend for themselves and confront the world beyond the monastery walls.
When promising young artist Chloe starts having terrifying flashbacks, she suspects they might be connected to her dark past and an unsolved murder.
After a bad breakup, a struggling New York comedy writer tries to don a brave face and care for his dying mother in Sacramento.
This documentary home movie series reveals the lives, hopes and fears of ordinary Iraqi families before and after the 2003 start of the Iraq War.
With different personalities, life goals and taste in men, five female college students become housemates in a shared residence called Belle Epoque.
A young boy, upset by his parents' divorce, becomes infatuated with his grandmother's neighbor, an entrancing dancer he watches through a window.
An attractive young woman goes to work as a chambermaid for a troublesome couple. The wife is unreasonable, and the husband won't stop hitting on her.
As the new kid, a shy high school senior finds himself tormented by all his peers except one. But his new friend has a dark, infectious outlook.