A young boy and woman looking over a ledge.  | Still from film "Mali Blues" for "Link Voices"

"Link Voices" is a unique collection of documentaries that showcase a range of perspectives, untold stories, and regional flavors. These films tackle topics including LGBT rights, homelessness, racism, and poverty through the eyes of the people closest to these issues. Enter the worlds of revolutionary artists, musicians, environmental activists, disabled individuals, and powerless communities.

A new season kicks off March 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The lineup includes the following films:

3/1 - "Big Sonia"

Sonia Warshawski, a Holocaust survivor, is served an eviction notice for her tailor shop, which has thrived for 35 years. 

3/8 - "Wall"

Two-time Academy Award® nominee David Hare goes on a trip to the Middle East to examine the impact of the wall separating Israel and Palestine.

3/15 - "Who is Dayani Cristal?"

This award-winning film by Gael García Bernal and Marc Silver tells the story of one an undocumented migrant who died in Arizona.

3/22 - "Commander Arian"

Alba Sotorra shares the empowering tale of 30-year-old Commander Arian as she guides a female battalion to release its people from the grip of ISIS.

3/29 - "Sepideh"

A young Iranian woman wants to become an astronaut, while her traditional family will do anything to keep her on the ground.

4/5 - "Sweet Dreams"

Members of Rwanda's only women's drumming troupe form a partnership with two American entrepreneurs to open Rwanda’s first ice cream shop.

4/12 - "Mali Blues"

The West African country of Mali is the birthplace of the blues, yet today, as fundamentalist law becomes more widespread, dance and secular music are prohibited.

4/19 - "Herman's House"

A look at the friendship between Herman Wallace of “The Angola Three” and artist Jackie Sumell, while examining the injustice of prolonged solitary confinement.

 

Funding for the series is provided by grants from Millicent Bell, Alec Rhodes, and other KCETLink donors.

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Commander Arian

On the front line of the Syrian war, 30-year-old Commander Arian guides a female battalion towards the city of Kobane to release its people from the grip of ISIS in Alba Sotorra’s empowe- ring tale of emancipation and freedom.

Sepideh

A young Iranian woman wants to become an astronaut, while her traditional family will do anything to keep her on the ground.

Sweet Dreams

Members of Rwanda's only women's drumming troupe form a partnership with two American entrepreneurs to open Rwanda's first ice cream shop.

Mali Blues

The West African country of Mali is a birthplace of the blues, a musical tradition later carried by the transatlantic slave trade to America's cotton fields. Yet today, the music and musicians of Mali are in grave danger. As fundamentalist Islam and sharia law become more widespread, dance and secular music are prohibited, musical instruments are destroyed, and musicians are forced to flee their homeland.

Herman's House

The West African country of Mali is a birthplace of the blues, a musical tradition later carried by the transatlantic slave trade to America's cotton fields. Yet today, the music and musicians of Mali are in grave danger. As fundamentalist Islam and sharia law become more widespread, dance and secular music are prohibited, musical instruments are destroyed, and musicians are forced to flee their homeland.