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Link TV is your home for fascinating documentaries from around the world, both on air and online! These films will inspire, challenge, and entertain you. Reach across borders and check out this week's featured documentaries. 


And remember, there are tons of other great docs to watch free online, at any time!


  • Himalaya with Michael Palin

    Encountering new extremes of wealth, poverty, altitude, and freezing cold, Monty Python star Michael Palin brings his unique brand of wit and wisdom with him as he travels across the roof of the world. Watch on Link TV & online!



  • Harry Belafonte Speaks Out for Justice

    In this powerful speech, singer/activist Harry Belafonte entrusts the promise of the civil rights movement to a new generation. "The future of the world," Belafonte says, "lies in the hands of youth."

  • City Walk

    This unique series reveals the way walking is transforming cities across America, and in the process, re-connecting us to our bodies, our civic values, and public space. Watch now!

  • Afghan Muscles

    Get an inside look at Afghanistan's thriving bodybuilding culture – a sport that attracts thousands of young men across a country devastated by war and poverty who dream of attaining a better life through muscles.

  • Standing Army

    This inquisitive documentary seeks to explain why countries like Germany, Japan, and South Korea host hundreds of US military bases. What are the effects of these facilities on local populations, and why is the military still expanding? Click to find out.

  • Grandma, a Thousand Times

    This poetic documentary puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the center of brave film exercises concocted by her grandson to capture and commemorate her many worlds before she dies.

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Pit No. 8

Czech Dream

The Miscreants of Taliwood

El Bulli

Bridge to Iran Series

Siah Bazi (The Joy Makers)

Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution

Cinema Encounters in Tehran

Boys Will Be Men

Prison Island Bastoy

City Walk

Another Night On Earth

Untold Desires

A Family Like Mine

United In Anger

Siah Bazi 







Live from Bethlehem

Grandma, A Thousand Times

Letters from America

Afghan Muscles





Smile Pinki
The Bicycle
ViewChange: Film Contest Collection
ViewChange Series

Dollar a Day Series

The Health Show

Why Women Count

Women on the Frontline

Focus Forward Films




The Last Mountain

The Shaman's Apprentice

Earth Focus: Chernobyl - The Real Story
A Thousand Suns
Burning the Future
The Real McCoys

Green Goes Global


Focus Forward Films

 Oceans 8   

Inside Islam

Turning Prayer into Action

David Wants to Fly


The Unwinking Gaze

Pop Goes Islam

Global Spirit Series
Lunch with Bokara Series
Bokara's Conversations on Consciousness
Who Speaks for Islam?
US-Muslim Engagement Project
Ethics and the World Crisis



Pop Goes Islam

Favela Rising

Rappers, Divas & Virtuosos Series


 El Ultimo Bandoneon     

Brazil: A Report on Torture  








The Reckoning

The Miscreants of Taliwood

Another Night on Earth


Standing Army

ColorLines: Race and Economic Recovery

Blueprint for Accountability
Witnesses to the Persecution
Occupied Minds

explore: Raindrops Over Rwanda

Blood in the Mobile

The Queen and I

Barack Obama - Great Expectations

Shadows of Liberty



Sheryl Sandberg & Michael Lynton:
A Conversation with the COO of Facebook

Arianna Huffington: Third World America

Bill McKibben: The Making of a Movement

Robert Scheer: The Great American Stickup

Amy Goodman: The Courage of Truth

Amy Goodman: We Will Not Be Silent

Amy Goodman: At the New Living Expo

Amy Goodman: Independent Media in
the Obama Era

Eliot Spitzer: The Crash of 2008-2009:
Lessons Learned or Lessons Ignored?

Robert Reich: Where Did the Stimulus Go?
Michael Moore: "Capitalism: A Love Story"

TR Reid: Can We Really Fix US
Health Care?

 Amy Goodman










Raj Patel: The Value of Nothing

Michael Pollan: Deep Agriculture

Robert Fisk: Lies and Misreporting
in the Middle East

Robert Fisk: The Age of the Warrior

Charles Ferguson on the Inside Job

Chris Hedges: Days of Revolt

Harry Belafonte: Speaking Out for Justice

Muhammad Yunus: Creating a World
Without Poverty

Featured Doc - explore: Southwest Borderlands
explore: Special Episode 19 - Southwest Borderlands

explore: Special Episode 19 - Southwest Borderlands

The American Southwest is a complex region where cultures transcend political borders. Join Charlie and the explore Team as they meet people pursuing a life in the United States while struggling to maintain their cultural heritage and longstanding traditions.

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explore: Southwest Borderlands

The American Southwest is a complex region where cultures transcend political borders. Join Charlie and the explore Team as they meet people pursuing a life in the United States while struggling to maintain their cultural heritage and longstanding traditions.

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 KenG, Link TV Contributor

It's what every documentary filmmaker prays for: as the cameras roll, an unexpected and stunning real-life event unfolds. Such is the case with Marc Isaacs and MEN OF THE CITY, a sensitive portrait of working men (from wildly disparate social strata) who toil in London's financial district. It is the fall of 2008 and while Isaacs is shooting a scene at a hedge fund office, it is announced that Lehman Brothers...

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