Link Voices | Link TV
"Link Voices" is a unique collection of documentaries that show 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.
Funding for the series is provided by grants from Millicent Bell, Alec Rhodes, and other KCETLink donors.
This dramatized documentary is based on the book "The C Word," the true story of British author Lisa Lynch. She started her blog "Alright Tit" to cope with her breast cancer diagnosis at 28 years old. The touching, humorous, and overall honest film describes Lynch's journey and the support she received from her devoted husband Pete, her family, and her friends. As she writes through her pain, she finds a community of fellow sufferers and becomes a profound inspiration to many lives touched by cancer.
A fable about the gold industry, an excursion behind the scenes of this very prosperous sector. On one end of the spectrum, there are the sparkling displays in jewelry shop windows and the luxury industry itself, on the other end there is the condition of those damned by dirty gold, from the Indians to the activists who fight against this murky cartel. A film that transforms the viewer's perspective about this business and makes a contribution to the necessary discussion in favour of more ethically responsible gold.
Monty Python's Terry Jones (host, narrator, co-director, and co-writer) presents "Boom Bust Boom." Featuring John Cusack, Nobel Prize winners Daniel Kahneman, Robert J. Shiller, and Paul Krugman, the film presents a unique look at why economic crashes happen. "Boom Bust Boom" is a multimedia documentary combining live action with animation and puppetry to explain economics to everyone.
The film "Poverty, Inc." presents a fascinating analysis of how the over-reliance on aid charities inhibits real local economic growth in the developing world (Haiti, Ghana, Rwanda), and how NGOs profit from the "global poverty industry," creating a new type of economic colonialism.
For 22 years, loyal diners have been flocking to the beloved Jun Won in Koreatown where Owner Yong Won Jun brings much more than just Korean BBQ to his hungry customers. In the midst of success, however, the Jun family is faced with a grueling challenge.
For Chefs Debbie Michail and Wafa Ghreir, food is a way to link back to their Middle-Eastern culture. To have the opportunity to enjoy their meals is to gain an understanding of Middle-Eastern traditions.
The Yurok, Karuk, and Hupa peoples have maintained a close relationship with the Klamath River. They have secured traditional fishing rights and mobilized against the threats of dams and agriculture, setting an example for Native environmental rights.
See how artist "Ginger" and non-profit American Activist Collective INDECLINE spent more than 1,500 hours creating the sculpture "The Emperor Has No Balls" and its replicas, which consists of a caricature version of Donald Trump's nude body.