Ai Weiwei is arguably the most internationally celebrated Chinese artist of the modern era. But at heart, he’s a troublemaker who challenges the government — often done with a wink, but not without serious risk to his own freedom and personal safety.
Whitney Young was one of the most powerful, controversial, and largely forgotten leaders of the civil rights movement, who took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government.
Baffled by his dad's reluctance to change his traditional soul food diet in the face of a health crisis, filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out to learn more about this culinary tradition and its relevance to black cultural identity.
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney presents his examination of how the gap between rich and poor Americans has become so stark, as illustrated by this famous boulevard in New York City.
This multi-platform project is centered around a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast event based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's widely acclaimed book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.