Wide Angle -- WINDOW INTO GLOBAL HISTORY

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theme: Migrations
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 Home Village (2:35)  The Fence (0:39)
Photo of a girl in the Chinese countryside.
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Dwanzhi She visits his home village in the rural Chinese countryside.
Film Name:
To Have and Have Not
Country: China
Photo of a danger sign on border fence.
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A large fence is part of the border security between Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Film Name: Border Jumpers
Country: Botswana

 Botswana Today (2:55)  Anti-Immigrant Sentiment (2:48)
Photo of people on a bus.
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The sharp contrast between conditions in Botswana and Zimbabwe is one factor fueling immigration.
Film Name: Border Jumpers
Country: Botswana
Photo of Zimbabwean migrants in Botswana.
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Botswanans express attitudes toward Zimbabwean migrants.
Film Name: Border Jumpers
Country: Botswana

 Increased Immigration (2:20)  Migrant Workers & Social Justice (3:09)

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Ireland is one of three countries in the EU that welcomes immigrant workers from Eastern Europe.
Film Name: Mixed Blessings
Country: Ireland

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Chinese migrant workers give insight into their status, lack of power, and vulnerability in the new economic order.
Film Name:
The People's Court
Country: China

 Migrant Workers (2:57)  Illegal in Beijing (2:44)
Photo of a Chinese migrant construction worker.
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Migrant construction workers in Beijing describe their living conditions.
Film Name:
To Have and Have Not
Country: China
Photo of a Chinese girl.
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Migrants to Beijing live in cramped quarters and are denied state services.
Film Name:
To Have and Have Not
Country: China

 Work Abroad (2:23)
Photo of Mary, an educated Zimbabwean migrant, washing a floor.
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Mary, an educated Zimbabwean migrant, describes her life and work in Botswana.
Film Name: Border Jumpers
Country: Botswana