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Developing a New World Cinema: Global Lens 2007

A young girl in Mozambique dreams of becoming a doctor but must show that educating a woman isn’t a waste of time. A photographer documenting the construction of a bridge in Argentina is stunned when the literal becomes metaphorical. Three children experience hilarious mishaps in a public market in Jakarta.

The Global Film Initiative originated its Global Lens series to encourage the creation and expand the reach of arresting films that address universal concerns. Take in exciting visions from Chile, China, Croatia, Indonesia, Africa, and beyond, and get an early glimpse of new world cinema as it develops.