• Sarah Tang Explores the Intersection of Her Faith & Chinese American Identity

    In 'God Can't Give You Double Eyelids,' filmmaker Sarah Tang reevaluates the faith and white, Baptist churches she grew up with as it relates to her relationship with her evolving identity as a Chinese American. The short film and an interview with Tang are now streaming on YouTube.

  • Black History Month on WORLD: Linking Past & Present Through Black Stories

    As Black History Month begins in February, we’re reminded to recommit to broadening our perspectives, creating space for Black voices and paying tribute to Black leaders and communities who’ve paved the way for freedom and equality. This month, WORLD celebrates the stories – ones of adversity, triumphs, magic and joy – of Black Americans throughout history with films that share what it means to be Black in America – past, present and future.

  • America ReFramed Announces 11th Season with Four New Titles

    America ReFramed, recent winner of the 2022 IDA Documentary Awards for the feature documentary, FANNIE LOU HAMER’s AMERICA, announces four new films premiering as part of its 11th season: THE DEATH OF MY TWO FATHERS, RUNNING WITH MY GIRLS, A DECENT HOME and BLURRING THE COLOR LINE. The documentaries focusing on a generation of filmmakers & artists using self-expression to challenge the definition of culture in an ever-evolving America, include stories from Missouri, Louisiana, Washington State, Colorado and Georgia.

  • Sana Saif's 'Uncle Zaman' Finds Links Between South Asia and South Texas

    Filmmaker Sana Saif speaks to the connection between South Asia and South Texas she explores in her film 'Uncle Zaman,' examining the sacrifice and pursuit of the American dream through her Pakistani immigrant uncle. 'Uncle Zaman' is now streaming on YouTube.

  • The New Year, a Time of Resilience and Revival: January on WORLD

    With a new year comes new resolutions and a new, or maybe refreshed, perspective. To start off 2023, WORLD presents films throughout January that focus on renewal and the ways in which we can lean on and uplift our communities in order to work toward collective goals. This month, Stories from the Stage returns and America ReFramed films follow communities fighting for their place against big corporations and inequitable systems. Watch along with us as we discover our first steps in 2023, and what is in store for the rest of the year as we keep you informed, entertained and enlightened.

  • Best of 2022 WORLD Channel Documentaries & Milestones

    For WORLD Channel, 2022 was full of firsts – anniversaries, discoveries and award recognition. From documentaries that captured humanity’s struggles and successes to conversations that connected us to the people living the stories being shared, our films, features and storytelling over the past 12 months have created change within communities and opened eyes and hearts around the globe. We hope to continue work like this for years to come; we’ve never been more proud to call our channel a home for diversity, acceptance and empathy. Take a glance at our most unforgettable moments of 2022 as we prepare for more captivating films and storytelling in 2023!

  • Best Documentaries to Watch on WORLD This December & New Year

    As 2022 comes to a close, what accomplishments, perspectives and aspirations do we carry with us into the new year? This December, WORLD Channel encourages the opportunity to pause and reflect on the state of the world and the hope we have for 2023 while holding steadfast to the faith and beliefs that keep us moving forward. During the month, revel in the closeness of family, friends and community over the holiday season with stories that remind us of what is most important to us.

  • Food, Family & Identity: Filmmaker Melanie Ho on Connecting with Her Vietnamese Heritage

    'my mom (mẹ con),' a short film by Melanie Ho, is now streaming on YouTube as part of The Sauce Fellowship. Read an interview with the filmmaker about how she came to understand her Vietnamese identity and relationship with her mother.

  • The Case of ICWA, Native Adoption & Tribal Sovereignty

    On Nov. 9, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that directly challenged the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. This month, during Native American Heritage Month, watch films that tell of the long-standing effects of U.S. policy and non-Native adoption, and what healing and cultural reconciliation mean to these communities.

  • Eben Bein on Working With Young Climate Activists & the Stories Worth Telling to Make Change

    How does the idea of progress become reality? By sharing stories that encourage action, we can find avenues toward change together. On a new Stories from the Stage, Eben Bein, the Massachusetts Field and Education Manager for youth-funded nonprofit Our Climate, takes the stage to share how he made a necessary career shift 'In the Name of Justice.' WORLD Channel spoke with Bein about his journey to climate justice and the role of storytelling in fighting climate change around the world.