Homelands Productions

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Homelands Productions is an independent non-profit journalism cooperative specializing in radio features and documentaries. Its mission is to illuminate complex issues through compelling broadcasts, articles, books and educational forums, and to foster freedom of expression and creative risk through the media arts. Since its founding in 1990, Homelands has reported from 56 countries, produced seven major series for public radio, and won 22 national and international awards.

Series

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Documentaries and feature reports on social, economic, legal, and environmental issues from the US-Mexico border.

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2 Pieces

Groundbreaking series of documentaries chronicling the loss of land and culture among indigenous people and others across Latin America and the Caribbean.

Caption: Metal worker, Peru, Credit: Santiago Bustamante Mujica
29 Pieces

WORKING is a series of intimate, sound-rich profiles of workers in the global economy. It was broadcast as a special monthly feature on Marketplace Radio between 2007 and 2009. WORKING won the 2008 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Radio Feature Reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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4 Pieces

International first-person documentaries reflecting perspectives of ordinary citizens, revealing human truths beneath the surface of daily events.

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31 Pieces

Worlds of Difference is a six-hour limited series that uses sound-rich features to explore the impact of global change on local cultures worldwide.


Pieces

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Native artists in the Ecuadorean Andes return to their people's sacred mountain.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 11, 2007
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
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A well-known Turkish novelist confronts her country's modern history on a nondescript street in Istanbul.

Bought by WAMC and PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Apr 10, 2007
  • Length: 13:26
  • Purchases: 2
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With just four surviving native speakers, a tiny tribe of Amazonian Indians tries to revive its dying culture.

Bought by WBEZ, WBEZ, and The Nature Podcast


  • Added: Apr 10, 2007
  • Length: 14:33
  • Purchases: 3
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A single mother and her two teenage daughters tell the harrowing story of the girls' descent into an underworld of drugs and homelessness.

Bought by PRX Remix and KGLT


  • Added: Apr 10, 2007
  • Length: 34:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Investigative feature tells of an attempt by an American farmer to patent a yellow bean commonly found in Mexico, effectively prohibiting Mexicans ...

Bought by WRPI, KXOT Public Radio, KPFA, and KRCC-FM


  • Added: Apr 10, 2007
  • Length: 17:42
  • Purchases: 4
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The Paez Indians of Colombia resort to insurrection to reclaim ancestral lands from wealthy families in the 1990s.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2007
  • Length: 16:39
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A nomadic chief leaves the Bolivian jungle to live with evangelical missionaries.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Apr 10, 2007
  • Length: 21:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Jon Miller visits a nationalistic rock band comprised of Orthodox monks in Greece.

Bought by PRX Remix and KZUM


  • Added: Jul 07, 2006
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Alan Weisman reports on how evangelical Christianity is spreading rapidly across South Korea, and coming into conflict with the traditiona...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jul 07, 2006
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Triphon Olympios officiates at a naming ceremony at the annual gathering of Greek pagans on Mount Olympus.. , Credit: Photo by Jon Miller
Jon Miller reports on a resurgence of interest among Greeks in their pre-Christian roots.

Bought by Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland


  • Added: Jul 07, 2006
  • Length: 06:26
  • Purchases: 1