Over the last year, while the world has faced unprecedented obstacles, it has also celebrated its share of triumphs. WORLD Channel showcased dozens of films and features in 2021 that covered a breadth of stories relevant to the times we live in. Explore our best-of list of documentaries and look for what’s new to come in 2022.
As we enter 2022, social inequality issues remain front of mind as we recognize the urgent work that must be done to transform America into a more equitable society. This month, watch films that represent a changing America by examining human rights, economic impacts, and the resilience of communities.
An estimated 40.3 million people are living as slaves, a number more than at any other time in history - including during the transatlantic slave trade. From North Korea to the Middle East and Europe, WHY SLAVERY? uncovers the stories of men, women, and children living in the shadows of modern enslavement.
Father Khader El-Yateem, is campaigning to be New York City's first Arab American councilman. As a Lutheran Pastor and Palestinian American, El-Yateem's bid to make history reveals the aspirations and divisions of his multicultural district. With the support of local organizers and activists, including Aber Kawas and Linda Sarsour, can he bring his community together to win the race?