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Dengue - The Hunt for a Vaccine
Dengue fever is classic 21st century disease, spreading through travel, urbanization and environmental changes. Spread by the same mosquito that carries the Zika virus, half the world’s population is now at risk. Around 500,000 people are hospitalized each year and thousands, mostly children, die. Worse still, there is no treatment for dengue fever. The documentary filmed in the Philippines, USA, Mexico and Brazil charts the 70-year search for an effective vaccine against the complex disease.
Researcher/inventor Paul Stamets illuminates how fungi offer uniquely powerful, practical solutions we can implement now to boost the biosphere’s immune system.
The vast, strange, sometimes contradictory world of the urban desert and its people are explored in 11 public art exhibits and their respective locations scattered throughout Coachella Valley.KCET Original
Globally renowned playwright and activist Eve Ensler performs one act from her new "Fruit Trilogy."
This film explores the difficult choices that lead to trafficking of young women in Romania.KCET Original
Kenyan women have faced an epidemic of rape during the English military's 50-year stay in the Samburu region. Meet the women who run a community to support victims.KCET Original
In Mexico City, a graphic artist, a sculptor, a group of naked performance artists and a photographer disrupt the apathy of Mexicans towards femicide and their country’s rampant violence.
A film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin traces the ongoing legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth.