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Global Voices

A new international independent documentary series from the Independent Television Service (ITVS), GLOBAL VOICES samples the best of international documentary. In its premiere season, the series features five all-new global docs and 21 notable international documentaries that have previously aired on PBS in other forums.

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Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 11:00 PM
"Daughter from Danang/Balikbayan"
"Daughter from Danang" tells the story of a Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter who are joyously reunited after 22 years -- but whose illusions are quickly shattered as the reality of cultural differences and years of separation sets in. In "Balikbayan," a migrant worker sends her mother back home bringing a taste of a 'better life' at all cost. This is one of the absurd but practical realities of mixing consumerism along with tradition in a developing nation. D
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Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Daughter from Danang/Balikbayan" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Poor Us: The Animated History of Poverty" (WORLD)
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 5:00 AM "Mai's America/Someday Flowers Bloom" (WORLD)
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 1:00 PM "Mai's America/Someday Flowers Bloom" (WORLD)
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Mai's America/Someday Flowers Bloom" (WORLD)
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Mai's America/Someday Flowers Bloom" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Where Heaven Meets Hell" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Where Heaven Meets Hell" (WORLD)
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Monday, Jun 3, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Where Heaven Meets Hell" (WORLD)
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Monday, Jun 3, 2013 - 1:00 PM "Where Heaven Meets Hell" (WORLD)
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