All White in Barking Category: Documentaries This British doc probes the attitudes of a town's white residents toward their immigrant neighbors, exploring the shockingly unexamined prejudices about the newcomers' dress, religion, and strange cooking smells.
Senator Obama Goes to Africa Category: Documentaries Follow Senator Barack Obama as he travels to the land of his ancestry. From South Africa to Kenya to a Darfur refugee camp, Obama explores the continent that is gaining increasing importance in this age of globalization.
GLOBAL LENS: Bunny Chow Category: World Cinema Three up-and-coming comedians find humor amidst hardship in the "new" Johannesburg, celebrating life on a raucous roadtrip to South Africa’s largest music festival.
GLOBAL LENS: Kilometre Zero Category: World Cinema A tragi-comic story of ethnic conflict between Kurds and Iraqis during the war between Iraq and Iran in the 1980s, this film follows the adventures of a Kurdish soldier - a despised minority in the Iraqi military - traveling with an Iraqi taxi driver.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the World Affairs Council Category: News & Current Affairs Archbishop Desmond Tutu joins World Affairs Council of Northern California CEO & President, Jane Wales, in a spirited conversation, recorded in April of 2008. He speaks candidly about his role as a cleric and an activist, including his most recent role as chairman of The Elders, a group of world leaders who contribute their wisdom, leadership and integrity to tackle some of the world's toughest problems
Beyond Fear Category: Documentaries With opening words by Richard Gere, this film documents the remarkable courage of a young Tibetan monk and nun who lead freedom demonstrations against the Chinese occupation of Tibet.
Eye on Tibet: Dreaming of Tibet Category: Documentaries This intimate documentary looks at the lives of three extraordinary Tibetan exiles who have survived in exile and are deeply involved in working for the future of their culture.
Meeting Mandela Category: Documentaries Hosted by Beyoncé Knowles, this special brings four young people to South Africa to talk to Nelson Mandela about some of the key issues affecting them and the world today: HIV/AIDS, Israeli/Palestine and Burma.
Harry Belafonte - Speaking Out For Justice Category: Documentaries In this rousing speech singer and activist Harry Belafonte calls on the next generation to draw on the passion of the civil rights movement to right contemporary wrongs, particularly when it comes to child incarceration.
In Focus: Powder Keg Pakistan Category: News & Current Affairs This investigative report provides an overview of the political situation in Pakistan, looking at the power of conflicting forces within the country - the military, the secular population and the strict Islamists.
International Dateline: The Yazidis Category: News & Current Affairs Once numbering in the millions, today there are estimated to be only about 100,000 Yazidis left, mainly living in small towns in northern Iraq. Dateline visits this group, victims of one of Iraq's deadliest bombings.