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World Special
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 11:00am

Bitter Seeds is the final film in Micha X. Peled’s Globalization Trilogy, following Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town and China Blue. The films won 18 international awards, aired on over 30 television channels and screened in more than 100 film festivals. 

World Special
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 7:00pm

VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States, shedding light on the hardships many immigrant families endure. Ramon and Aurora Chavez, an elderly couple living in Jalisco, Mexico, long to reunite with their children who live 2,500 miles away in Los Angeles. In order to visit, they must secure a tourist visa, an expensive and difficult proposition.

World Special
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:00pm

Renowned marine biologist and writer Carl Safina, founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, takes viewers around the globe to bring back good news from the world's oceans.

World Special
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 6:30pm

Memory, art and hell collide as an Auschwitz survivor finally confronts the horrors of his past after 50 years of silence. Marian Kolodziej was on one of the first transports to enter Auschwitz. He survived five years imprisonment and never spoke of his experience until after a serious stroke in 1993.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 04/18/2013 - 6:00pm

Investigate the psychology of magic tricks, magnetic wands that treat depression, artificial intelligence, and more.

World Special
Tue, 04/16/2013 - 8:00pm

A Holocaust survivor inspires her family to connect to relatives they never met. 

World Special
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 6:00pm

Adapted from Holocaust survivor Fred Sondermann’s memoirs, RETURN explores the emotions and the conclusions of an American Jew returning to his German homeland after 30 years. In addition to the late Sondermann's compelling first-person narrative, RETURN also features contemporary interviews with his son, his widow and his childhood friend, archival images and documents and period news footage. 

World Special
Sun, 04/14/2013 - 6:00pm

Seeds of Resiliency helps us to understand that our darkest moments can contain a shining light. The film introduces us to twelve diverse people who have survived tragedies and challenges by having great hope and helping others. 

World Special
Sat, 04/13/2013 - 4:30pm

The documentary traces the extraordinary life and career of beloved American humorist Erma Bombeck, whose honest tales of domestic life gave voice to millions of homemakers.

World Special
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 6:00pm

Examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture. 

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