Wide Angle -- WINDOW INTO GLOBAL HISTORY

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 Farm and City (1:39)  Widows in Israel (2:56)
Photo of Chinese farmers.
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Increasingly difficult conditions for farmers in China have caused many rural Chinese to flee the countryside.
Film Name:
To Have and Have Not
Country: China
Photo of an Israeli woman in a pickle factory.
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Women who have been widowed in Northern Israel must overcome societal expectations to enter the workforce.
Film Name: Pickles, Inc.
Country: Israel

 Pickle Business (1:33)  All-Female Enterprise (1:54)
Photo of pickles.
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Israeli widows starting out in business take care of all aspects of the enterprise themselves.
Film Name: Pickles, Inc.
Country: Israel
Photo of an Israeli woman in a grocery store.
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There are advantages and disadvantages to running a small-scale, female-only business.
Film Name: Pickles, Inc.
Country: Israel

 Night Transport (1:53)  Foot and Mouth (2:55)
Photo of BPO cabs in India.
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Thousands of employees must be transported to work and back safely in India's new economy.
Film Name: 1-800-INDIA
Country: India
Photo of cows.
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The official impetus for the border fence was an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle.
Film Name: Border Jumpers
Country: Botswana

 Farmer's Dilemma (2:35)  Life & Debt (3:11)

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Farmers in Ireland are faced with new challenges amidst the country's economic boom.
Film Name: Mixed Blessings
Country: Ireland

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This clip shows the daily struggle of an Indian woman left widowed by her husbandŐs suicide.
Film Name: The Dying Fields
Country: India

 Farmers in Peril (3:07)  Changes in Turkey (2:32)

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In this clip the sparse life of the rural farmer is compared to the wealth of consumer goods available to wealthier city dwellers.
Film Name: The Dying Fields
Country: India

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A Turkish businessman working in the fashion industry is both devout and profit-driven.
Film Name: Turkey's Tigers
Country: Turkey

 Industry and Islam (2:22)

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This clip illustrates economic and religious development in Kayseri, a city in Turkey.
Film Name: Turkey's Tigers
Country: Turkey