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PBS Premiere: April 18, 2018
Bill Nye is on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking. This intimate film features the life and work of TV's favorite scientist.
PBS Premiere: Oct. 9, 2017
On the isolated North Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands, the longtime hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels in the whales, decimated seabird populations, and anti-whaling activists. The Faroe islanders consider themselves a canary in the mine, their tale a warning to the rest of the world. Winner, 2016 DOC NYC Grand Jury Prize.
Digital Premiere: Feb. 22, 2018
A California teenager gets sent to Louisiana for a summer with her great-grandmother.
Encore Broadcast: Jan. 1, 2018
Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them. Winner, Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking: Documentary, 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Digital Premiere: Feb. 8, 2018
A story for anyone who’s ever dreamt of spending a night in a library.
PBS Premiere: Oct. 24, 2016
Reverend James L. Seawood remembers what happened to his elementary school after the last African American family was forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, in the 1950's.
PBS Premiere: Sept. 21, 2015
Alex Landau, who is African American, recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He and his mother, Patsy, who is white, remember that night and how it changed them both forever.
PBS Premiere: Sept. 28, 2004
Follow two young refugees from the Dinka tribe, Peter and Santino, through their first year in America. Nearly 4,000 'lost boys' have emigrated to the United States.
PBS Premiere: July 5, 1994
This startling expose unravels a history of abuse of suspects by the Chicago police.
Digital Premiere: Sept. 17, 2017
Tom Geerdes, a Vietnam veteran, remembers his long journey toward healing after returning home from the war.
Digital Premiere: July 17, 2017
With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, we hear inmates' experiences of living in long term solitary confinement. This short documentary offers a visceral snapshot of the day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the U.S.
PBS Premiere: June 26, 2017
Filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki follows a day in the life of Kyriakos Papadopoulos, a captain in the Greek coast guard who is caught in the middle of the refugee crisis in which Europe is embroiled. Nominated, 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.