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10 Programs to Watch on Link TV

As the year comes to an end, our team at Link TV is taking a moment to remind you none of this is possible without generous donors like you. We want to thank you for your support by doing what we do best — with a new lineup of films and programs that will that make you think, feel and take action. Beginning at the end of November, stay tuned for these 10 thought-provoking programs on politics, the environment and immigration, plus top-notch foreign films, available on your television, apps and linktv.org.

Click on the links below to learn more about the programs, watch previews or catch them during their free streaming windows.

 

City Rising: The Informal Economy

California is the world's fifth largest economy — yet, hiding in plain sight are workers who labor off the books, unprotected and unregulated. Follow four California workers organizing to find pathways for legalization and protection.

Trump Russia

It's the story of the century: The U.S. President and his connection to Russia. In a three-part series, “Four Corners” investigative reporter Sarah Ferguson follows the spies and the money trail from Washington, to London, to Moscow. 

Politics of Hate

“The Politics of Hate” documents the last hundred years of hate in the U.S. and the interconnection between the American and European far right movements, supported by the Russian government. The film explores the current Western political climate, chronicling the rise of the far right in the US and Europe, and giving alarming insights into the ways the alt-right movement operates.

Company Town

Crossett, Arkansas is home to about 5,500 people, one Georgia-Pacific paper and chemical plant owned by the billionaire Koch brothers, and a startling rate of cancer and illness. The groundbreaking investigative documentary “Company Town” follows local pastor David Bouie as he fights to save his community.

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This Changes Everything

What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, ”This Changes Everything” is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller ”This Changes Everything,” the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond.

Indivisible 

The young people at the heart of the U.S. immigration debate are given a voice in this moving profile of the families torn apart by anti-immigration measures. Renata, Evelyn and Antonio were brought to the U.S. by their parents in search of a better life, but their families are now divided as a result of deportation. They are known as Dreamers, fighting to be heard among the turbulence and controversy surrounding U.S. immigration reform.

The Attack

Still from "The Attack"

An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing in this 2012 drama out of Lebanon.

Power Struggle

“Power Struggle” follows the unfolding drama as citizen activists and elected officials – alarmed at increasing safety violations – took on the federal government and one of the biggest nuclear power companies in America to call for closure of the reactor when its original 40-year license expires.

Outside The Law 

A 2010 French drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII.

City of Women

A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse in this 1980 comedy from Italy.

Artist and the Model

Still from "The Artist and the Model"

Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, lives with his wife Lea in the south of France, safe from the 2nd World War that rages in the distance. He seems to have reached the end of his life and of his art. One day, Léa gives shelter to a beautiful young Spanish political refugee named Mercè. Marc soon understands that the girl, who agrees to pose for him, inspires him and that he has no choice but to embark on this last artistic (and sensual) adventure.     

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