Doc World: Visitor's Day
Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City before finding his way to IPODERAC, a refuge for abandoned and homeless boys. Here Juan Carlos and his fellow “brothers” are nurtured by the dedicated staff who ensure they receive the education, training and support they need to heal the scars that haunt them.
An intimate portrait of Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak, exposing the complexity of the epidemic and the sociopolitical turmoil that lies in its wake. Survivors reveals the bureaucratic missteps that took place, as well as stories of individual bravery and the deep humanity of those caught in the middle of this unfolding crisis.
Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, follow a group of Hasidic women who are smashing the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in NYC. 93Queen offers a unique portrayal of religious women who are taking matters into their own hands to change their own community from within.
POV: Voices of the Sea
Revealing stark realities for the poorest of rural Cubans, this is the story of a 30-something mother of four longing for a better life. The tension between wife and aging husband — one desperate to leave, the other content to stay — builds into a high stakes family drama after her brother and the couple's neighbors escape.
Local, USA: Crossing the Divide
5 reporters, 1 van. At a time of deep divisions in America, five young journalists travel together across the country to find hidden stories in every corner of the United States. From red states to blue states, the team explores the issues that divide us and discover the stories that unite us.
Local, USA: G is for Gun: The Arming of Teachers in America
Arming teachers was practically unheard of five years ago. But after multiple incidents in schools across America, 13 states have adopted this practice. One such place is Sidney, OH where the school system has decided to take security into their own hands. Explore the complex and often divisive issue of staff carrying guns in G IS FOR GUN.
Doc World: Ask the Sexpert
Sex is a taboo topic in India but 93-year-old Dr. Mahinder Watsa is trying to change that. For decades, he has promoted the importance of pleasure, consent and information as a passage to equality and health. But his openness has not come without consequence - conservatives seek to remove his column and ban comprehensive sex education.
Doc World: Los Comandos and Towards the North
Every year, thousands flee the gang violence of Central America in hopes of a better life. In Los Comandos, 16-year-old paramedic Mimi must decide if she will stay in El Salvador or risk her life helping others. Towards the North is an intimate look into the battles of asylum seekers on the run through the eyes of Nelly and daughter Joseline.