Exotic Invaders: Pythons in the Everglades
Exotic Invaders: Pythons in the Everglades documents how the Everglades' fragile ecosystem is under attack by invasive species including the Burmese python, a ravenous snake that has gained a foothold in the area. Since its arrival, native animal populations of bobcats, foxes, otters and armadillos have crashed by as much as 98 percent.
Oregon Revealed: Coastal Wonder
Highlights Oregon's stunning landscapes and spectacular coastline stretching from the bridges of Astoria to the rolling dunes of Bandon. The documentary, featuring an aerial tour of the state’s cliffs, ports and small towns, captures Oregonians in action, from windsurfing in the Columbia River to riding all-terrain vehicles through the sand dunes.
Global Voices: Whose Country?
A personal account by a filmmaker and his interaction with a group of Cairo policemen, Whose Country? reveals how the perpetuation of police injustice within the security forces led to dissatisfaction amongst the lower ranks. With the policemen blaming “the system” for their behavior, they are confronted with questions of morality and guilt.
Global Voices: Daughters of the Forest
Set in the wilds of Mbaracayú Reserve in Paraguay, Daughters of the Forest offers a rare glimpse of a disappearing world where timid girls grow into brave young women. Follow the girls from their homes in indigenous villages after graduation to see exactly how their revolutionary education has and will continue to impact their future lives.
Global Voices: A Young Patriot
A generation of Chinese youth are reviving an old tradition of patriotism. Despite a passion for the "new China," art student Zhao Changtong's family lives in poverty. As Zhao, known in the streets of Pingyao as "Mr. Patriotic Maniac," becomes a young adult, he must reconcile failures and realities with his fervent love of the communist ideal.
Frontline: American Terrorist
FRONTLINE investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. In collaboration with ProPublica, American Terrorist reveals how secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters, and how Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.
Rx: The Quiet Revolution
To uncover a quiet revolution happening in medicine, filmmaker David Grubin visits healthcare professionals who are placing the patient at the center of their practice — transforming the way medical care is delivered while lowering costs. The film shows how a patient-centered philosophy can improve health outcomes and enrich patients' lives.
Frontline: Being Mortal
FRONTLINE teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. Being Mortal explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors – including Gawande himself – struggle to talk honestly and openly with their dying patients.