Girl Talk: A Local, USA Special
Set in the cutthroat, male-dominated world of high school debate, GIRL TALK tells the compelling story of five girls on the diverse, top-ranked Massachusetts team at Newton South. Often talked over, underrepresented and judged differently than their male counterparts, each girl learns to navigate gender biases, reminding us that equal rights and freedom of expression are worth fighting for.
Be Seen, Be Heard, Be Celebrated: Women's History Month on WORLD Channel
This Women’s History Month, watch films that showcase how women are working against deep-rooted gender discrimination and stereotypes while advocating for their stories to be told – from the groundbreakers of the suffrage movement to high school students amplifying their voices to win championships and parity on a Massachusetts high school debate team in the new Local, USA special Girl Talk.
Big Chief, Black Hawk
Big Chief Tee is a high school senior and the youngest Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief in New Orleans. During COVID-19, he and the Black Hawk Hunters navigate the impacts of gentrification and systemic racism on their annual masking tradition. Through haute couture, movement, and words, BIG CHIEF, BLACK HAWK celebrates the beauty and resilience of “the culture” even in the face of crisis and change.
The Death of My Two Fathers
After 20 years, Sol Guy finally watches his late father’s tapes and embarks on a personal journey of healing and reconciliation. At once a conversation between past and present and a letter to Sol’s children, THE DEATH OF MY TWO FATHERS reveals the complexities of identity, the persistence of racial trauma, the challenges of fatherhood -- and the liberation that exists in facing our own mortality.
Stories from the Stage: The Podcast
Powerful stories can bring people together despite impossible differences and tumultuous times. From Liz Cheng and Patricia Alvarado Núñez, the executive producers & co-creators of WORLD Channel's STORIES FROM THE STAGE, welcome to THE PODCAST. This audio series features the most memorable stories and in some cases, the ‘next chapter’ - what happened after storytellers exited the stage.