Independent Lens: The Homestretch
The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Each of these smart, ambitious youths will surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while facing the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age.
Making Light In Terezin
Making Light in Terezin tells the true story of how Jewish prisoners held in a concentration camp during World War II fought back against the Nazis — not with guns or bombs — but through song, dance and laughter
Refugees: Stories of the Self Help home
In the late 1930s, a determined group of German-Jewish refugees left behind well-established lives and most of their possessions and immigrated the US. Here, they set out to create a supportive community for themselves and others fleeing Nazi persecution. Eventually, they founded Selfhelp, an organization providing temporary housing, food, English classes, job placement for Holocaust survivors.
Nova: Vaccines - Calling The Shots
Diseases that were largely eradicated in the U.S. a generation ago are returning, in part because parents are skipping their children's shots. NOVA takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, hear from parents wrestling with vaccine-related questions, and shed light on the risks of opting out.
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors 104
Exclusive conversations between some of the most exciting actors working today, including Jennifer Aniston and Emily Blunt, Christoph Waltz and Ralph Fiennes, Marion Cotillard and Timothy Spall, and Chadwick Boseman and Logan Lerman.
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors 103
Exclusive conversations between some of the most exciting actors working today, including Reese Witherspoon and Michael Keaton, Keira Knightley and Ethan Hawke, David Oyelowo and Jack O'Connell, and Jenny Slate and Felicity Jones.