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  • Borgen is a Danish political drama by the producers of the acclaimed series The Killing. Winner of the 2012 International BAFTA Award, and hailed "the best political show ever" by Newsweek, Borgen masterfully portrays the fight for political power and the personal consequences for everyone involved.

  • ... justice in their communities. They are the six winners of the San Francisco-based Goldman Environmental Prize , ...
  • What does it take to be a winner? In "Ballroom Dancer," Danish directors Christian Holten Bonke and Andreas Koefoed focus their lens on the trials and tribulations of Ukrainian dancer Slavik Kryklyvyy in his destructive quest for success.

  • Actor Leonardo DiCaprio narrates the short film “Last Hours," tracing the relationship between global warming and methane, the greenhouse gas. But methane can have a good side: in India, an Ashden Award-winner makes clean-burning fuel from farm waste.

  • What does it take to be a winner? In Ballroom Dancer, Danish directors Christian Holten Bonke and Andreas Koefoed focus their lens on the trials and tribulations of Ukrainian dancer Slavik Kryklyvyy in his destructive quest for success.
  • Some 30 years ago, Professor Muhammad Yunus made the first loan of $ 27 to a group of 42 women, so they could expand their bamboo furniture-making business. Today, 97% of the 7.5 million borrowers at the Grameen bank he founded are women.

    In a lecture given at the Commonwealth Club in California, the Nobel Prize winner and guru of microfinancing talks about a future in which people...

  • The short film “Green World Rising”, narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, looks at how to end our dependency on burning carbon for energy and transportation. Getting off carbon means getting onto solar — in Kenya, a winner of the Ashden Award for energy innovation has found a way to do that on a local scale.

  • ... "Boom Bust Boom." Featuring John Cusack, Nobel Prize winners Daniel Kahneman, Robert J. Shiller, and Paul Krugman, the film ...
  • Meet Mary Pleasant, the 19th-century African American woman born a slave who became an international abolitionist, a prosperous entrepreneur, and a civil-rights activist who helped alter modern-day civil rights law. Now called the Mother of Civil Rights in California, Pleasant--as activist and individual--was that and much more. Winner of Best of Festival (Peace Medallion) Award for Best...

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