Articles

  • Decolonizing Mental Health: A Roundtable Conversation

    Host Tina Martin, joined by industry experts like Shawna Murray-Browne, Dr. Dan Foster, Dr. Sidney Hankerson and Paul Hoang, meet for a discussion on where access is lacking for BIPOC in the mental healthcare industry and how it can be addressed.

  • 11 Films to Watch This Juneteenth

    Juneteenth, considered the longest-running African American holiday, honors the official end of slavery in the United States and celebrates liberty and justice. Today, nearly every state in the U.S. recognizes Juneteenth as a holiday, while efforts continue in Congress to make June 19 an official federal holiday. In celebration of Juneteenth, WORLD Channel invites you to stream films that champion Black stories, human rights and the continuing fight for equality.

  • Prioritizing Your Wellness: Where to Find Mental Health Support, Treatment and More

    Coping with mental health can feel lonely, but it doesn't have to be. No matter who you are, how you identify or what you believe in, there is a resource available to help. If you or a loved one is struggling, seek support at one of these organizations.

  • Decolonizing Mental Health: Transforming Care for BIPOC Communities

    DECOLONIZING MENTAL HEALTH dismantles the racism that underscores the mental healthcare industry by focusing its gaze on the transformative work of therapists and individuals of color to call for a redressal of the ways in which we define psychiatric illness and mental health. In the series, we take a look beyond the echo chambers of mental healthcare.

  • Filmmaker Q&A: 'Far East Deep South' Uncovers a Personal Journey That Leads to Deep Historical Connections

    In ‘Far East, Deep South,’ Charles Chiu and his Chinese American family travel from California to the Mississippi Delta in search of their shared past and uncover a peek into an often-overlooked piece of American history. Director & producer Larissa Lam and producer Baldwin Chiu talk about how their relationship with Charles added to the film’s production.

  • Race in America Viewer's Guide

    2020 marked a year in which Americans were forced to confront racism in the country. As we remember George Floyd, it's crucial to reflect on the events of the past year and to continue the work of how to effectively create solutions to address racial injustice. It’s become clear that talking about race can be uncomfortable, but it is necessary to have these conversations in order to work towards a more equitable society. Watch along with us this month as we embrace the complexities of stories about race in America.

  • PRIDE Viewer's Guide

    June is Pride Month, and in support of and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community, WORLD Channel is ready to celebrate with the sweet freedom of authenticity. Watch along with us with films that support and advocate for stories, communities and relationships that reflect what it means to have pride.

  • The Conversation Remix

    A remix of the 2015 New York Times 'A Conversation about Race,' this series is a vibrant collage of people’s lives and experiences, which powerfully frame and illustrate the racial reckoning that is happening around us.

  • ‘Playing Russian Roulette With Our Own Lives’: At Black-Owned Funeral Homes in New Orleans, COVID Takes a Harsh Toll

    Following the staff at two of the oldest Black-owned funeral homes in the city, the film documents their efforts to reimagine traditional cultural grieving practices for the COVID-19 era and bring comfort to a hard-hit city — while trying to keep from falling ill themselves.

  • Q&A with Amy Tan

    Told through archival imagery including home movies, personal photographs and original interviews, Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir is an intimate portrait of the best-selling author's inspiring story that celebrates her life and career.