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FRONTLINE/World

FRONTLINE/World
"FRONTLINE/World" presents short documentary stories covering unique situations, lifestyles, places, cultures and individuals around the world. Reporters and video journalists investigate rarely-seen circumstances that are unique, yet relatable to audiences in the U.S. and take international news coverage to a personal level.

Latest Episodes

30,000 Feet: Frequent Flyer Air date: 11-24-2019 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1589184073/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Filmmaker Gabriel Leigh takes us into the complicated world of the frequent-flyer-mileage obsessed. /episodes/get/1286 /episode/1286 FRONTLINE/World: 30,000 Feet: Frequent Flyer /episode-player/1286
Troubled Water Air date: 06-29-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1533347949/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Southern Africa: Troubled Water: What happened to the promise of the PlayPump? Haiti: The Rice Dilemma: The third in a series of FRONTLINE reports on Haiti with correspondent Adam Davidson of NPR's Planet Money. West Papua: The Clever One In the remote highlands of Indonesia, an American artist... /episodes/get/1320 /episode/1320 FRONTLINE/World: Troubled Water /episode-player/1320
The Carbon Hunters Air date: 05-11-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1491901693/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Stories from Brazil, Guatemala, and Uganda /episodes/get/9386 /episode/9386 FRONTLINE/World: The Carbon Hunters /episode-player/9386
Brazil: Hired Guns Air date: 09-24-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1589422252/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Reporter Siri Schubert travels to Brazil to investigate how a clash between the giant Swiss agribusiness Syngenta and Brazil's landless movement left two men dead and exposed a long and violent battle for land reform in South America's richest country. /episodes/get/1288 /episode/1288 FRONTLINE/World: Brazil: Hired Guns /episode-player/1288
California: The Immigration Dilemma Air date: 09-10-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1589184081/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Reporter Jason Margolis travels to the fields and farm communities of California's San Joaquin Valley to see how the economic downturn and a three-year drought are stirring the immigration debate. /episodes/get/1290 /episode/1290 FRONTLINE/World: California: The Immigration Dilemma /episode-player/1290
Iran: The Stem Cell Fatwa Air date: 06-08-2009 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1588990534/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false While headlines about Iran barely get beyond religious extremism and nuclear bombs, this FRONTLINE/World story reveals that the staunchly conservative theocracy has married science and religion to become a world-class hub for embryonic stem cell research. /episodes/get/1304 /episode/1304 FRONTLINE/World: Iran: The Stem Cell Fatwa /episode-player/1304
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Return to Kirkuk
Karzan Sherabayani is a Kurdish exile living in Britain. Twenty-five years ago, Sherabayani escaped from Iraq, where he had been imprisoned and tortured by Saddam Hussein's secret police. In January 2005, he returned to Kirkuk, to vote in the first national elections since the overthrow of Saddam's...
Air date: 06/27/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1588783369/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Karzan Sherabayani is a Kurdish exile living in Britain. Twenty-five years ago, Sherabayani escaped from Iraq, where he had been imprisoned and tortured by Saddam Hussein's secret police. In January 2005, he returned to Kirkuk, to vote in the first national elections since the overthrow of Saddam's... /episodes/get/1313 /episode/1313 FRONTLINE/World: Return to Kirkuk /episode-player/1313
Namibia: This Land Is Ours
Namibia is a vast, arid, largely empty country on the southwest coast of Africa. The long shoreline -- where the chilly Atlantic meets the Namib Desert -- is so forbidding that sailors named it the "skeleton coast." In this Frontline/World rough cut, Sarah Colt explores the issue of who should own...
Air date: 08/16/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1588795572/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Namibia is a vast, arid, largely empty country on the southwest coast of Africa. The long shoreline -- where the chilly Atlantic meets the Namib Desert -- is so forbidding that sailors named it the "skeleton coast." In this Frontline/World rough cut, Sarah Colt explores the issue of who should own... /episodes/get/1308 /episode/1308 FRONTLINE/World: Namibia: This Land Is Ours /episode-player/1308
Puerto Rico: Samurai Surfers
Angel Rodriguez, aka "El Doctor," is a former accountant turned full-time surfer and coach of Puerto Rico's surf team. He's also a tenacious defender of his marine environment.
Air date: 08/23/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1588805540/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Angel Rodriguez, aka "El Doctor," is a former accountant turned full-time surfer and coach of Puerto Rico's surf team. He's also a tenacious defender of his marine environment. /episodes/get/1312 /episode/1312 FRONTLINE/World: Puerto Rico: Samurai Surfers /episode-player/1312
Tuvalu: That Sinking Feeling
Who hasn't dreamed of one day living on a far-off island in the South Pacific? But there is trouble in paradise, especially if you live on an island nation as narrow and flat as Tuvalu, where the average elevation is a mere six feet above sea level. When you live that close to the water's edge you...
Air date: 12/06/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1588823697/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Who hasn't dreamed of one day living on a far-off island in the South Pacific? But there is trouble in paradise, especially if you live on an island nation as narrow and flat as Tuvalu, where the average elevation is a mere six feet above sea level. When you live that close to the water's edge you... /episodes/get/1321 /episode/1321 FRONTLINE/World: Tuvalu: That Sinking Feeling /episode-player/1321
France: Soundtrack to a Riot
In this Rough Cut, producer Camille Servan-Schreiber and reporter Marco Werman go to Paris to talk to a multitude of rappers -- some successful, some rapping in their living rooms -- to find out what lay at the heart of last year's riots and how this anger has been expressed in today's rap...
Air date: 03/28/2006
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1593646071/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this Rough Cut, producer Camille Servan-Schreiber and reporter Marco Werman go to Paris to talk to a multitude of rappers -- some successful, some rapping in their living rooms -- to find out what lay at the heart of last year's riots and how this anger has been expressed in today's rap... /episodes/get/1299 /episode/1299 FRONTLINE/World: France: Soundtrack to a Riot /episode-player/1299
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