Global Issues Series

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Digital Divide: The Hole in the Wall
Platinum Award -Worldfest Houston The Gabriel Award -NCAC Best Documentary -Athens Film Festival Best of Fest -Sarasota Film Festival Outstanding Story about South Asia -SAJA "Recommended. This program takes viewers…
India: Auroville - From Utopia to Reality
In Southern India there is a town where 2000 people hailing from 30 different countries are living up to their dream of a united human race. They believe that mankind…
The Sad Story of the Banana
"Highly Recommended. This is the real story behind the cosmetic banana; the perfect flawless fruit that appears on tables everywhere. Although the sub-title highlights dangers of pesticide abuse, the program…

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Digital Divide: The Hole in the Wall
Part of the Series: Global Issues Series
Platinum Award -Worldfest Houston The Gabriel Award -NCAC Best Documentary -Athens Film Festival Best of Fest -Sarasota Film Festival Outstanding Story about South Asia -SAJA "Recommended. This program takes viewers to the streets of New Delhi, India, where Indian researcher Sugata Mitra places a high-speed computer in a wall near…
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Aviation Goes Commercial
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India: Auroville - From Utopia to Reality
Part of the Series: Global Issues Series
In Southern India there is a town where 2000 people hailing from 30 different countries are living up to their dream of a united human race. They believe that mankind has reached the threshold of a new consciousness, and are therefore turning their immediate environment into a laboratory where this…
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