WORLD Channel: The Exclusives
About This Program
Direct from the storyteller - WORLD Channel's exclusives are engaging, provocative and can only be seen on WORLD. These are documentaries, both short- and long-form, for public media audiences from emerging and veteran independent filmmakers.
A Place in the Middle
Ho'onani dreams of leading the hula troupe at her Honolulu school; the only trouble is the group is just for boys. Fortunately, her teacher understands first-hand what it's like to be “in the middle” - the Hawaiian tradition of embracing both male and female spirit. Together they set out to prove that what matters most is what's in your heart.
Away Games: The World's Greatest Rivalry
Forget Duke & North Carolina and Yankees & Red Sox. How about a rivalry that involves over a billion people in the most explosive region on the planet? Travel to India to witness the first head-to-head cricket series between India and Pakistan since the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.
No Job for a Woman: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII
Before WWII, war reporting was No Job for a Woman. When American female reporters won access to cover the war, there was another fight: women would be banned from the front lines, assigned “woman’s angle” stories. Instead, they turned their second-class assignment into a new kind of war story: one that was more intimate yet more revealing.
From the historic sanctuary of Charleston's Mother Emanuel, Beryl Dakers talks with Rev. Betty Clark, Rev. Joe Darby, former S.C. legislator Bakari Sellers and Malcolm Graham. The conversation focuses on the reaction after nine people were murdered during Bible study, and what is left to be done for this community and country to continue to heal.
Service: When Women Come Marching Home
Alexis wants to get off painkillers. Mariette jumps at loud noises. BriGette won't leave her home. Lashonna does not have one. Sue and Alicia experienced an IED explosion. Service: When Women Come Marching Home follows these women, who have served in today's frontless wars, as they struggle to find their way home.
The Medicine Game: Four Brothers, One Game
A four-part short film series, The Medicine Game: Four Brothers, One Game, is a sequel to the original feature length film, The Medicine Game, which focused on older brothers Jeremy and Hiana. This series goes into the lives of Miles and Lyle, their connection, and assent to the top the lacrosse world.