Divided States of America, Pts. 1 and 2
A two-night miniseries examines the polarized America the next president will inherit. Divided States of America looks back at events during the Obama presidency that have revealed deep divisions, from the partisanship that gridlocked Washington and charged the 2016 presidential campaign, to the racial tensions that have erupted throughout the country.
Women of '69, Unboxed
Intimate, personalized portrait of women of the 1960s through the eyes of one colorful class that graduated in 1969.
Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts
Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. This powerful documentary illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease.
American Masters: Sidney Lumet
Journey through the life’s work of the socially conscious director of “Serpico,” “12 Angry Men” and “Network” in a never-before-seen interview. With candor, humor and grace, Sidney Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being..
Sight: The Story of Vision
Sight is arguably our most important sense, an extremely complex process, which requires light that can start with photons, generated in distant stars and ending in the visual cortex of our brains. In the middle of this process are our eyes. This hour-long documentary looks at the science, medicine and technology of vision and the individuals who are battling the darkness of blindness.
Independent Lens: What Was Ours
A tribal elder and Vietnam vet, who hasn't left the Wind River Indian Reservation in over 40 years, visits the underground archives of Chicago’s Field Museum with two young Arapaho to explore ancestral objects kept in boxes for many years. Together they try to learn how these artifacts vanished from their tribe in the first place.