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As the U.S. Crosses 500,000 Deaths from COVID-19, These 9 Documentaries Offer Context
These nine FRONTLINE films help explain how we reached this point.
February 22, 2021
As the U.S. Rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement, Revisit FRONTLINE’s Recent Climate Reporting
These five projects illuminate the science, politics and impacts of climate change.
February 19, 2021
Iraqi Prime Minister Announces Arrests of “Death Squad” Linked to Activist Assassinations
The arrests were a rare sign of progress in an investigation critics say has moved too slowly, while the assassination squads operate with impunity — as reported in our recent documentary "Iraq's Assassins."
February 17, 2021
The Plastic Industry Is Growing During COVID. Recycling? Not So Much.
Unlike many sectors of the U.S. economy, plastic — an industry examined in the March 2020 documentary "Plastic Wars" — is increasing during COVID. But growth also means more waste in landfills.
February 17, 2021
Loujain al-Hathloul Released From Prison in Saudi Arabia, but Restrictions Remain
The activist’s story, which became an international rallying cry over alleged Saudi human rights abuses, was featured in a 2019 FRONTLINE documentary.
February 12, 2021
FRONTLINE Wins 2021 duPont-Columbia Award for “For Sama”
"For Sama," the FRONTLINE documentary in collaboration with Channel 4, Channel 4 News and ITN Productions, has been honored with a 2021 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.
February 9, 2021
U.S. Shifts Policy in Yemen, But the War Is Not Over Yet
The Biden administration announced two policy decisions last week, both major reversals from the Trump era, that aid and human-rights groups see as the first steps toward ending the war in Yemen — but say there's more work to come.
February 9, 2021
‘Absolute Fear’: 'Iraq's Assassins' Filmmaker Ramita Navai on How Iraqis View Iran-Backed Shia Militias
Ramita Navai, one of the producers and directors of "Iraq's Assassins," discusses the mass protests in Iraq, the Iran-backed Shia militias now accused of killing their critics and why the militias view activists as a threat.
February 9, 2021
12 FRONTLINE Documentaries on Iraq’s Sectarian Divide
And how actions by outside actors, include the U.S. and Iran, have often fueled the antagonism.
February 9, 2021
This Yemeni Doctor Has Treated COVID Patients for Months Without Pay While Living in the Hospital
Dr. Tariq Qassem’s story, featured in "Yemen’s COVID Cover-Up," sheds light on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, including the Houthi suspension of doctors' salaries, the impact of international aid cuts and the Saudi blockade.
February 9, 2021
Intel Officer: Murder of Hisham al-Hashimi Was Ordered by Shia Militia Kata’ib Hezbollah
The comments about the death of the prominent Iraqi counterterrorism expert come in the new FRONTLINE documentary ‘Iraq’s Assassins.’
February 9, 2021
Biden Announces End to U.S. Support for Offensives in War-Torn Yemen
President Joe Biden also designated a new U.S. special envoy to Yemen, the site of what the UN has called the world's "worst humanitarian crisis" and the subject of a new FRONTLINE documentary.
February 4, 2021
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