World

God in America
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 7:00pm

How has religious belief shaped American history? "God In America," a presentation of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and FRONTLINE, will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States. 

America Reframed
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 8:00pm

ABUSED: THE POSTVILLE RAID looks at the effects of US Enforcement Immigration Policies on communities, families and children. The film tells the gripping personal stories from Postville, Iowa, the site of the most expensive and largest immigration raid in the history of the United States.

Dust Bowl
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 3:00pm

Survey the causes of the worst man-made ecological disaster in U.S. history: the catastrophic dust storms of the 1930s.

To Brooklyn and Back
Thu, 11/22/2012 - 6:00pm

To Brooklyn and Back: A Mohawk Journey is an hour-long documentary about the personal story of Mohawk filmmaker Reaghan Tarbell from Kahnawake, Quebec as she explores her roots and traces the connections of her family to the Mohawk community in Brooklyn, New York.

World Special
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 6:00pm

Observe a Tlingit man’s attempts to navigate the collision between modernity and an ancient culture.

Independent Lens
Thu, 11/29/2012 - 7:00pm

Explore India’s Barefoot College, providing impoverished women with skills to change their communities.

World Special
Sun, 11/25/2012 - 7:00pm

“Locked Out” documents the effects of Virginia’s “Massive Resistance” on school desegregation a half century ago through personal interviews with former students, political leaders and civil rights historians from all over the state.

New Environmentalists
Wed, 11/21/2012 - 8:00pm

The New Environmentalists share a common goal – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their communities. 

World Special
Sat, 11/24/2012 - 3:00pm

The teenage Sacagawea, who, with her infant son, accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition, is an American historical icon. Although very little is known about her, she has become one of the most honored heroines in American history; countless statues were erected in her name, and more mountains and lakes named for her than any other North American woman.

World Special
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 6:00pm

Featuring unexpected turns and transcendent performances, the public television documentary ROCK PROPHECIES goes behind the ropes and beyond the green rooms to view rock ’n’ roll through the eyes of Robert M. Knight, one of the most prolific rock photographers of modern times

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