1. America ReFramed

    Each year through the lens of 26 independent films, America ReFramed tells the stories of a diverse and transforming America: what makes us different -- race, ethnicity, religion, sexual preference, abilities -- as well as what we share in common.

  2. Local, USA

    Local, USA is a half-hour, 13-week series that features fascinating stories of diverse people, culled from public television stations and independent producers from across the country, and curated around a single theme for each program. These “untold” local stories are shared with a national audience.

  3. AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

    AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, as a series, celebrates the cultural and historical growth that has occurred in the last generation using films tailored to a world audience from insightful, artful and often unique local perspectives.

  4. America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa

    "America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa" is a new and innovative documentary series, revealing how dramatic changes in the country’s demographics are playing out in mainstream USA.

  5. Global Voices

    Global Voices strives to bring a wide array of issues, stories, and cultures from around the world into the American living room.

  6. Pacific Heartbeat

    Pacific Heartbeat is an anthology series that provides viewers a glimpse of the real Pacific—its people, cultures, languages, music, and contemporary issues.

  7. Your Voice, Your Story

    Personal stories are the driving force behind public media. We all have a story to tell. Through this series of short profiles from people of all walks of life, WORLD Channel captures the small stories that give voice to a transforming America.

  8. WORLD Exclusive

    Direct from the storyteller -WORLD exclusives are fresh, engaging, provocative and won't be found any place on broadcast television. Docs, shorts and shows for public media from independent artist.

  9. Independent Lens

    Each week, Independent Lens brings you another original documentary film, made by one of the best independent filmmakers working today. In its first 12 seasons, Independent Lens received 11 Emmy Awards (nine News & Documentary Emmys, two Primetime Emmys), 14 Peabody Awards, 5 duPont Awards, and has been nominated for 7 Academy Awards.

  10. P.O.V.

    POV is TV's longest-running showcase for independent nonfiction film. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.

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