The Fight for Yemen

Yemen Under Seige

Somalia Elects New President

  • Year: 2017
  • Country: Somalia
  • Producer: Al Jazeera English
  • Topics / Regions: Politics, Africa, Somalia
  • Brief summary explaining the results of the recent Somali Presidential election, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo being elected. 

Political scandal in Guatemala turns president into prisoner

  • Year: 2015
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Guatemala is a country in the midst of political turmoil and rapid transition. After weeks of tension and intrigue, President Otto Perez Molina resigned in scandal in early September and shortly thereafter was put in jail. Harris Whitbeck reports on the corruption scandal that brought the government down.

Thousands of Guatemalans protest corruption and presidency

  • Year: 2015
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Thousands of Guatemalans have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of the country's President and Vice-President. The country's biggest political crisis in years comes on the heels of a corruption sting that led to the arrest of the head of the national tax authority and an arrest warrant for the Vice-President's personal secretary.

Typical House In The Guatemalan Mountains - The Forgotten People

  • Year: 2013
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Producer: Kyle Ewald
  • Topics / Regions: Houses and Living Conditions in Guatemala

Violence against women, the biggest challenge facing Guatemala

  • Year: 2015
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Producer: France 24 English
  • Topics / Regions: Violence against Women in Guatemala

Gangs of Guatemala produce children of violence

  • Year: 2015
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Producer: CTGN America
  • Topics / Regions: Gang Violence Guatemala
  • As gang violence spreads throughout Guatemala, children are being intiated at younger ages. Many children are forced or threatened to join gangs.bTherapy-based programs have been put into place to help abused or mistreated children resist joining gangs.

Babel - Trailer and Movie Review

  • Year: 2006
  • Country: Japan Mexico Morocco United States
  • Producer: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Guillermo Arriaga
  • Babel documents three parallel story lines, that of a goat herding family in Morocco with two boys who instigate events by shooting an American tourist on a bus. The second follows a rebellious deaf teenager in Japan struggling with her sexuality, whose father gave the rifle in the shooting to his hunting guide in Morocco. The third follows the American couple’s nanny as she takes their children to Mexico for her son’s wedding.

Red Tails

  • Year: 2012
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Anthony Hemingway

LockDown prison – Women behind bars

A Look Inside a Womens Prison

  • Year: 2009
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Oprah
  • Topics / Regions: Women in Prison
  • For the past seven years, a mother of three from Illinois named Kelly has spent most of her time behind bars.  Kelly speaks about what being a mother is like, away from her kids and what frightens her the most about leaving jail and how she will get back on her feet. 

Reframing Justice: Southern Arizona Correctional Release Center- Tucson, AZ.

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Grace Gamez
  • Topics / Regions: Arizona

Women Behind Bars

My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Mother Jones
  • Topics / Regions: Private Prison Guards
  • In December 2014, Mother Jones senior reporter Shane Bauer started a job as a corrections officer at a Louisiana prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the country's second-largest private prison company. During his four months on the job, Bauer would witness stabbings, an escape, lockdowns, and an intervention by the state Department of Corrections as the company struggled to maintain control. Bauer's gripping, revelatory investigation is the cover story in Mother Jones' July/August 2016 issue.

Death Row Stories

  • Year: 2014
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: CNN
  • Topics / Regions: Death Penalty
  • CNN put together a documentary series about inmates who hae been sentenced to death. The sereies follows different cases and tells the stories of people on death row. This is a really good source if specific testimonials are needed. 

Beautiful Documentary about Sahodari Foundation

  • Country: India
  • A very brief documentary discusssing the Sahodari Foundation based out of India. This organization empowers transwomen there through expressing themslves through dancing and musical instruments in such a way that allows them to find acceptance from others. 

Cruel and Unusual

  • Year: 2006
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Janet Baus, Dan Hunt and Reid Williams

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