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What's Going On? Series (Set of 10 DVDs)
Author: United Nations, UN Works
This groundbreaking 10-part family television series explores critical global issues such as war, environmental degradation, discrimination and poverty through the eyes of a child. The goal is to explain the origins of a problem, put a human face on an issue and promote a message of tolerance and understanding. Danny Glover visits Trinidad and Tobago to explore HIV/AIDS; Michael Douglas meets former child soldiers in Sierra Leone; Tim Robbins examines poverty in the United States; Angelina Jolie takes us to a refugee camp in Tanzania, and Susan Sarandon interacts with child labourers in Brazil. Other episodes cover landmines in Cambodia, girls' education in India, and indigenous kids Australia. Compatible with all DVD formats.