“Hearts of Zambia” is a documentary journal about the power of hope and compassion in the face of tragedy. Work on “Hearts of Zambia” began in July 2009, when three filmmakers from NET Television traveled 9,000 miles to Zambia to tell the story of the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Into The Wild
Thu, 02/21/2013 - 8:00pm
Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends — prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone — traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press.
Wed, 02/20/2013 - 8:00pm
Whitney Young, Jr. was the civil rights movement’s inside man, navigating a society divided by war, race, and poverty. He took the fight into the boardrooms of the biggest companies and the Oval Office of three presidents.
Tue, 02/19/2013 - 8:00pm
THE BLACK KUNGFU EXPERIENCE introduces kungfu's African-American pioneers, men who challenged convention and overturned preconceived notions while mastering the ancient art. The four martial artists profiled include Ron Van Clief, an ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran who starred in more than 40 kungfu films and earned the nickname "Black Dragon" from Bruce Lee.
America In Primetime
Mon, 02/18/2013 - 7:00pm
The character of the misfit has long been a staple in American primetime television, especially in comedies, whose inherent nature is to pick on the odd. The audience often roots for the misfit when he doesn't crumble under the scrutiny of what are considered normal social circumstances.
Sun, 02/17/2013 - 5:30pm
SERVING AMERICA: MEMORIES OF PEACE CORPS highlights the experiences of some of the nearly 3,000 volunteers who served during the early years of the Peace Corps. A mix of archival film and photographs, along with personal stories from former volunteers, tells a story of service and idealism. Interviews convey the volunteers' passion, commitment and bravery as they lived and worked in developing countries, including South and Central America, Africa and the Middle East.
In Search of Shakespeare
Sat, 02/16/2013 - 4:00pm
In the final episode of his historical detective story,Michael Wood uncovers the story of Shakespeare's life in the "New Age" of King James I. We discover Shakespeare's neighborhood in London where he lived with a French Huguenot family - and played a fascinating part in the marriage of their daughter.
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 8:30pm
SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of the creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic growth in the 20th century. It is told by the visionary risk-takers who dared to make it happen…Tom Perkins, Don Valentine, Arthur Rock, Dick Kramlich and others.
Wed, 02/13/2013 - 8:00pm
Faith in the Hood is a compelling portrait of the inner city, seen through the prism of the spiritual life of its people. Southeast is the poorest neighborhood in Washington, D.C. with only one sit-down restaurant. But it has hundreds of churches and ministries.