All Films

As the nation faces yet another round of fiscal crises, FRONTLINE investigates the inside history of how Washington has failed to solve the country’s problems of debt and deficit.
February 12, 2013
The Untouchables
FRONTLINE examines why no Wall St. execs have faced fraud charges for the financial crisis
January 22, 2013
Inside Obama's Presidency
FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of Barack Obama's presidency.
January 15, 2013
Kaya Henderson
The Education of Michelle Rhee
FRONTLINE correspondent John Merrow was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of the Washington, DC public schools as she attempted to fix a broken school system.
January 8, 2013
1h 23m
The Suicide Plan
An unforgettable portrait takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time
November 13, 2012
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Big Sky, Big Money
FRONTLINE travels to the remote epicenter of the campaign finance debate for a tale of money, politics, and intrigue.
October 30, 2012
Climate CHange
Climate of Doubt
FRONTLINE explores the massive shift in public opinion on climate change.
October 23, 2012
1h 54m
The Choice 2012
A journey into the places, people and decisive moments that made the men who are competing for the presidency.
October 9, 2012
1h 53m
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Dropout Nation
An unforgettable portrait of four students in crisis and the teachers, counselors, and principal waging a daily, personal struggle to get them to graduation.
September 25, 2012
The Regime Responds
Eighteen months into the rebellion, how is Bashar al-Assad holding on to power?
September 17, 2012
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The Battle for Syria
FRONTLINE takes you inside the heart of the insurgency, where rebel groups are waging a full-scale assault on the forces of President Bashar al Assad.
September 18, 2012
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Alaska Gold
FRONTLINE probes the fault lines of a growing battle in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, home to the world's last great wild sockeye salmon fishery – and enormous mineral deposits.
July 24, 2012
The Middle School Moment: Omarina Cabrera
Middle School Moment
How one Bronx school is using a novel form of data collection and analysis to predict and prevent dropouts before they happen.
July 17, 2012
1h 53m
Endgame Hand
ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America
A groundbreaking two-hour exploration of one of the country's most urgent, preventable health crises.
July 10, 2012
Dollars and Dentists
Millions of Americans can’t afford a visit to the dentist. FRONTLINE and the Center for Public Integrity investigate the flaws in our dental system and nascent proposals to fix them.
June 26, 2012
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Al Qaeda In Yemen
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad travels deep into Yemen's radical heartland to investigate how Al Qaeda and affiliated militants have seized areas in southern Yemen and are winning some popular support.
May 29, 2012
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Cell Tower Deaths
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the hidden cost that comes with the demand for better and faster cell phone service.
May 22, 2012
MF Global Corzine
Six Billion Dollar Bet
FRONTLINE investigates MF Global's massive bet on European debt that went sour, leaving more than a billion dollars of customer funds missing.
May 22, 2012
3h 47m
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Money, Power and Wall Street
In a special investigation, FRONTLINE goes inside the struggles to rescue and repair a shattered economy
April 24, 2012
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The Real CSI
How reliable is the science behind forensics? A FRONTLINE investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science.
April 17, 2012
Britian Phone Hacking
Murdoch's Scandal
The struggle over the future of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch's reputation and his family's fortunes.
March 27, 2012
Fukushima Daiichi Plant
Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown
An unprecedented account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex after last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
February 28, 2012
1h 54m
The Interrupters
The Interrupters
An unusually intimate, year-long journey across the stubbornly violent landscape of our cities through the eyes of those fighting to sow peace and security.
February 14, 2012
Nuclear Aftershocks
Nuclear Aftershocks
FRONTLINE travels to three continents to explore the debate about nuclear power: Is it safe? What are the alternatives? And could a Fukushima-style disaster happen in the U.S.?
January 17, 2012
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Opium Brides
Najibullah Quraishi reports on the harrowing story of the collateral damage of the counter-narcotics effort in Afghanistan.
January 3, 2012
The Secret War
Inside the deepest front in America's war against Al Qaeda and the Taliban: Pakistan
January 3, 2012
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A Perfect Terrorist
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Headley's rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai.
November 22, 2011
Ramita Navai
Syria Undercover
Ramita Navai goes undercover for a rare look at the uprising from inside Syria. Plus a profile of the dictator who has held on the longest amidst the Arab unrest—Pres. Bashar al-Assad.
November 8, 2011
Pro-Gov't Syria Demonstration
The Regime
A profile of the dictator who has managed to hold on longer than any amidst the Arab unrest -- President Bashar al-Assad.
November 7, 2011
Children Of Undocumented Immigrants Rally In Washington To End Deportations
Lost in Detention
FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop investigate the Obama administration's controversial get-tough immigration policy.
October 18, 2011
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The Anthrax Files
FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy Newspapers take a hard look at the FBI's investigation of the country's most notorious act of bioterrorism
October 11, 2011
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An Optimist In Haiti
Adam Davidson of NPR's Planet Money returns to Haiti to meet a man with an unlikely plan to help turn around his country's economy through tourism.
September 27, 2011
Sharif El-Gamal
The Man Behind the Mosque
FRONTLINE tells the inside story of the most controversial building in America in the backdrop of a continuing battle over faith, values and the meaning of being American.
September 27, 2011
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Doctor Hotspot
The story of a New Jersey doctor who seeks out his community's sickest -- and most expensive -- patients.
July 26, 2011
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The Pot Republic
Inside the country's oldest, largest and most wide-open marijuana market -- California
July 26, 2011
The Atomic Artists
The Atomic Artists
How one group of artists is challenging Japan's unusually strong faith in nuclear power
July 26, 2011
The Child Cases: 01-isis
The Child Cases
What happens when a child dies under suspicious circumstances?
June 28, 2011
Educating Sergeant Pantzke
For-profit college promise veterans a high quality degree -- but do they deliver?
June 28, 2011
WikiSecrets: wikileaks press photo
The inside story of Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and the biggest intelligence breach in U.S. history.
May 24, 2011
Kill/Capture: 22-detaineesoldiers
Beyond bin Laden, inside the military's extraordinary, secret campaign to take out thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters
May 10, 2011