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My Brother The Terrorist
Award-winning filmmaker Robb Leech attempts to discover what changed his stepbrother Richard Dart -- the subject of his acclaimed documentary "My Brother the Jihadist" -- from a radical convert to a dangerous convicted terrorist.
Dart, now known as Salahuddin al-Britani, received a six-year jail sentence in April 2013 for preparing for acts of terrorism. Having previously sought to understand what made Dart reject everything his family and country stood for, Leech now wants to know what, if anything, could have kept him from this fate.
Leech's journey takes him from London to known international hotbeds of Islamic radicalism, but his personal investigation starts with Anjem Choudary, the controversial cleric who led Dart's conversion to radical Islam.
South Africa's Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, attempts to bring justice to ordinary people. After successfully challenging President Zuma for illegal use of state funds, she has to investigate — in the face of protests, death threats and legal challenges — the alleged systematic takeover of the government by a private family in cahoots with the President.
Every year tens of thousands of people are driven by grinding poverty and conflict to leave their homes in Central and South America and journey through Mexico towards the U.S. They brave one of the world’s most dangerous journeys, traveling along a stretch of desert called the “corridor of death,” for the chance of a better, more secure life for themselves and their families.
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"Wall" follows British playwright David Hare on a trip to the Middle East to examine the impact the wall separating Israel and Palestine has had on the people of the region. The feature-length film is an animated take on real-life events.
Told through the eyes of a teenage Muslim girl and her refugee family in pursuit of resettlement in Malaysia and Australia, this emotional roller coaster takes us from despair to joy through hope, humor and love — shattering prevailing stereotypes about migrants.
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Three residents in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas find their lives upended by plans to build a US-Mexico border wall. Meanwhile a butterfly, la mariposa, fights its own daily battle for survival in a landscape where 95 percent of its habitat is gone, and the rest lies directly in the path of the wall.
The untold story of Oliver Tambo, the man behind the release of Nelson Mandela and the end of apartheid in South Africa. Described as one of the world's greatest statesmen, Tambo’s strategy to the international community to isolate and sanction the regime created the most globalized human rights struggle of the 20th century.
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.
"Casa Grande" depicts a teenage boy's struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.KCET Original
Fires at the Chinese consulate in Houston, Texas, as the U.S. orders it to close over spying accusations.KCET Original
The World Health Organization reveals a record number of new infections and deaths.KCET Original
“5 Broken Cameras” is a deeply personal, first-hand account of life and non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village surrounded by Israeli settlements.
The HELP Women project supports and empowers women in Huanchaco, Peru.KCET Original
South Africa's Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, attempts to bring justice to ordinary people.
In this gorgeously animated drama, the stories of several women reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law.
Mads and Alf, so far unable to pin any fraud on the chairman of Nova Bank, find a new lead and are able to bring him in for questioning.
With team morals at an all-time low and Adrian’s form flailing, Helena is faced with the impatience of the board and sponsors.