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Poet Against Prejudice

Season 1 Episode 104 | 26m 46s

Moving to a new country was challenging for Faiza Almontaser, a 17-year-old from New York City, who immigrated with her family to the US from Yemen when she was in middle school. Mentored by the legendary pioneer of direct cinema, Albert Maysles, Faiza’s film documents her courageous and inspiring journey from victim to activist. Check local listings.

Aired: 01/18/16 | Expires: 01/18/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television.
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Helena Marschall, 20, a climate activist, leads Germany’s environmental youth movement.
Keith Griffith III, 15, addresses mental health and builds community through beekeeping.
Diya Payal, 14, advocates for sustainable farming in India.
20-year-old German activist Helena Marschall advocates for climate justice.
Kentucky teen Keith Griffith III shows how beekeeping supports mental wellbeing
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Diya Payal, a teen from India, explores plant biodiversity and sustainable farming.
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Young storytellers from around the world share their stories on Films By Kids Season 4.
Rinzin Jurmey shares how Bhutan is preserving traditions while embracing globalization.
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20-year-old German activist Helena Marschall advocates for climate justice.
Kentucky teen Keith Griffith III shows how beekeeping supports mental wellbeing
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Daunnette Moniz-Reyome investigates historical trauma on a Native American reservation.
Semon Shabaev examines resurgent Jewish life in Berlin, Germany amid rising antisemitism.
Faith Guilbault shines a light on living—and thriving—with a disability.
Rinzin Jurmey shares how Bhutan is preserving traditions while embracing globalization.
Edelsin Mendez conveys the effects of climate change on coffee growers in rural Nicaragua.
Ndèye Fatou Fall shares how cultural shifts in her Senegalese village affected her life.