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Roma 
Set in 1970 and 1971, Roma follows the life of a live-in housekeeper of a middle-class family, as a semi-autobiographical take on Cuarón's upbringing in the Colonia Roma neighborhood of Mexico City.

Parasite 
Parasite is a South Korean black comedy thriller that follows the members of a poor family who scheme to become employed by a wealthy family by infiltrating their household and posing as unrelated, highly qualified individuals.

Amélie 
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

Call Me By Your Name 
It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy.

First They Killed My Father 
A 5-year-old girl, Loung, embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. Loung is forced to be trained as a child soldier while her siblings are sent to labor camps during the regime.

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown 
Bourdain explores the world to, he says, "eat and drink with people without fear and prejudice." Bourdain takes viewers to Congo, Libya and Myanmar, Colombia, Peru, Morocco and, closer to home, Koreatown in Los Angeles

Street Food 
Street Food brings viewers to some of the world's most vibrant cities, where the rich culture of street food is explored. From the hawker stalls of Singapore to the food carts of India, episodes highlight the stories of perseverance and culture that bring life to various countries' cuisine

The Crown 
This Netflix drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of her father, King George VI.

Chef's Table 
Some of the most renowned chefs in the world share their deeply personal stories, inspirations, and unique styles. Each chef's discipline and culinary talent is explored while he or she prepares an awe-inspiring creation.

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson 
A vivid portrait of Berlin during the first years of Hitler’s reign, brought to life through the stories of two people: William E. Dodd, who in 1933 became America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s regime, and his carefree daughter, Martha.
Recommended reading by our Assistant Director of Global Health, Safety, and Security, Morgan Morris Inabinet

Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski 
This book chronicle Kapuscinski's journey across continents, traveling for the first time beyond the Iron Curtain to India, China, Ethiopia, and other extraordinary locales.
Recommended reading by our Assistant Director of Study Abroad Advising, Chrissie Faupel

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri 
Unaccustomed Earth is a collection of short stories that consider the lives of Bengali American characters and how they deal with their mixed cultural environment. These eight stories take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life.
Recommended reading by Study Abroad Advisor, Anuja Parikh

Child of the Jungle by Sabine Kuegler 
Sabine Kuegler's remarkable true story of a childhood lived out in the Indonesian jungle, and the struggle to conform to European society that followed.

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson 
In A Sunburned Country is Bryson's report on what he found in an entirely different place: Australia, the country that doubles as a continent, and a place with the friendliest inhabitants, the hottest, driest weather, and the most peculiar and lethal wildlife to be found on the planet.

The World in Words 
The World in Words podcast is about language — everything from bilingual education to the globalization of English to Icelandic insults. Hosted by The World's Patrick Cox.

Asia in Depth  
The Asia In-Depth podcast brings you conversations with the world’s leading experts on politics, economics, and culture, providing incisive, illuminating coverage of stories that matter. 

Worldly 
Worldly is a weekly international podcast highlighting the one thing you need to understand to make sense of the world around you.

¿Qué? 
What is happening in Spain? Simon Hunter, editor of the English Edition of Spanish newspaper EL PAÍS, tries to explain it all to his beloved English-speaking audience.

African Folktales 
An in-depth exploration of folktales from all parts of Africa. Listen to popular and obscure folktales from all over Africa.

 


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