POV: Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide follows nurse Nori Sharif through five years of change in one of the world’s most dangerous areas: the "triangle of death" in central Iraq. Initially filming stories of survivors and the hope of a better future as U.S. and Coalition troops retreat from Iraq in 2011, conflicts continue with Iraqi militias and the rise of ISIS.
POV: Still Tomorrow
A village woman with no high school diploma becomes China's most famous poet, and her book of poetry the best-selling such volume in China in the past 20 years. Still Tomorrow follows Yu Xiuhua, a woman living with cerebral palsy, as she faces sudden fame, weaving her personal narrative with that of an ascendant, urbanizing China.
POV: Whose Streets?
When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police, it marks a breaking point for the residents of the St. Louis area and beyond. Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson, Missouri uprising. As the national guard rolls in, a new generation mounts a powerful battle cry not just for their civil rights, but for the right to live.
America ReFramed: Bidder 70
Fueled by a desire to safeguard thousands of acres of pristine land near national parks, Tim DeChristopher outbid industry giants and disrupted a controversial oil and gas lease auction as bidder #70. Bidder 70 traces Tim’s growth from concerned citizen and student of economics at the University of Utah to climate justice activist and leader.
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors 802
Exclusive conversations between some of today’s most acclaimed actors, including Debra Messing with Sharon Stone, Michael B. Jordan with Issa Rae, Jeff Daniels with Laura Linney, Tiffany Haddish with John Legend, and Edie Falco with J.K. Simmons. From the series Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors 801
Exclusive conversations between some of today’s most acclaimed actors, including Benedict Cumberbatch with Claire Foy, Angela Bassett with Laura Dern, Darren Criss with Mandy Moore, Jason Bateman with Bill Hader, and Jessica Biel with Alison Brie. From the series Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.
RFK: American Experience
After an assassin's bullet took his brother's life, Robert F. Kennedy was bereft. JFK's death plunged him into pain and grief, and left him struggling to find his own voice. In his suffering he began to empathize with Americans - impoverished, marginalized or disenfranchised. Just as he began to discover his own identity, he was assassinated.
The Statue of Liberty
For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and refuge for generations of immigrants. Ken Burns's The Statue of Liberty explores both the history of America’s premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself, and examines the nature of liberty and the significance of the statue to American life.