Alabama Bound | Link TV
In the months leading up to the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, gay families in Alabama were busy fighting discriminatory state laws. "Alabama Bound" chronicles the roller-coaster ride for gay rights in the South, and a resilient community that lives with both frustration and hope in a place where the line between church and state is often blurred.
Directed by Lara Embry & Carolyn Sherer.
With at least four women murdered each day by abusive (and often, ex) partners, a woman in America is most in danger in her own home. Witness the complex realities of intimate partner violence through the eyes of two survivors: Deanna Walters, a mother seeking justice for her estranged husband's crimes against her, and victims' advocate Kit Gruelle.
By Cynthia Hill. Executive produced by Gloria Steinem.
Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain — and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges.
By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock.
Little-known even in their home state, the Croatians of Lower Plaquemines Parish have used grit and determination to build an oystering industry that has made Louisiana famous. Follow the lives of four figures who embody the 150-year Croatian experience in Louisiana and share in the history of this unique tight-knit community.
By James Catano.
Through interviews and never-before-seen footage, delight in the story of Mississippi sharecropper of Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues, who was first recorded by Alan Lomax in 1959, traveled to Europe with the Rolling Stones in the mid-1960s, mentored Bonnie Raitt, and influenced the music of many others including RL Burnside, Taj Mahal and the North Mississippi All Stars.
By Joe York and Scott Barretta.
Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia - Soul City - in the heart of North Carolina's Klan country in the 1970s. Rich archival material, interviews with former and current Soul City residents, animation and soulful rhythms of the era bring alive the vision of founder Floyd B. McKissick and his band of idealists who, though the odds were stacked against them, risked it all to build the city of their dreams.
By Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards.
Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences, processes and explanations of people who eat white dirt with information from the scientists who study the phenomenon.
By Adam Forrester.
Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verite portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Cole's candid humor and steadfast Christian beliefs counter the bigotry he experiences daily.
By Hillevi Loven and executive produced by Susan Sarandon.
Michael Pollan shares his luminous insights from what began as investigative reportage and became a very personal interior journey into the mystery of consciousness.KCET Original
A documentary about the burning of wood at an industrial scale for energy.KCET Original
Native herbalism has a long history and continues to be practiced today. This video explores a holistic approach to health and how the environment can inform healthy living.KCET Original
The attempt to identify human remains found in Arizona's Sonora Desert underscores the plight of illegal immigrants attempting to enter the United States.KCET Original
Cyclone Idai kills hundreds in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, tougher gun laws are expected in New Zealand within 10 days and Parliament blocks Theresa May from submitting a new Brexit plan unless she changes is significantly.KCET Original
Mads has to defend the police's handling of the hostage crisis in Nova Bank. He digs deeper and find that the bank forced the carpenter into bankruptcy.
In an "UpFront" special, we ask his former policy adviser and his personal aide about the man and his policies.
A concrete dome that holds a leaking time bomb.
In Warsaw, a singer/songwriter, an actor/playwright, a queer performance artist confront the rise of right-wing nationalism and state authoritarianism in Poland.
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