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Refugees Got Talent
Mahmoud has been stranded at a Syrian refugee camp in Greece for months. Dealing with the trauma of war and dislocation, depression is spiralling for many residents. He and his friends hatch a plan to lift people's spirits. They decide to organize an exciting TV-style talent show at the camp.
Hundreds tune in to watch people sing, play instruments and perform sketches on the show, which is broadcast on an internet channel the group already run called refugees.tv.
But they soon face a backlash. With families mourning deaths of loved ones and growing increasingly desperate to find out when they will be resettled, some feel the upbeat show is insensitive.
It's been a year since Jamal's youngest son vanished without a trace.
Equipped with the skills he gained from Saddam Hussein's secret service, Jamal must reconstruct his son's last known steps taken during the height of the refugee crisis.
The search takes Jamal from Turkey to Greece but key information is shrouded in bureaucracy and ambiguity. And now the clock is ticking with an offer of relocation for the rest of his family to Europe.
Will Jamal's search for his son, Bakeer, get him the answers that can help his family to move forward?
Among the thousands of hunters enlisted by the Nigerian army to track and capture Boko Haram fighters, one stands out from the crowd.
The leader of a controversial vigilante group fights for legitimacy in a crime-riddled South African community. But at what cost?
Since the age of 12, Javier Chavez's life in Los Angeles has been filled with gangs, guns and drugs. But after years of close encounters with death, and serving time in prison, he decided to turn his life around.
Today, Javier helps others cope with the challenges of life outside gangs and prison. He's a counselor at Homeboy Industries, an organization that helps over 10,000 former gang members from across Los Angeles each year.
But as he counsels former gang members, Javier is constantly wrestling with his own demons - his dark past which won't let him go.
Two young inventors in Sudan pursue tech innovation to combat desertification amidst sanctions, war and destruction.
Hundreds of women's police stations have been set up across India to combat domestic abuse and sexual violence, following the Delhi rape case in December 2012.
Parmila Dalal is second-in-command at the women's police station in Sonipat, in the northern state of Haryana. Every day she has to deal with the cases the public bring to her.
Facebook and other social media giants are being manipulated by governments and corporations, weakening democracies.
No country epitomises the consequences of this battle more so than the Philippines.
And no individual personifies the struggle against it more so than Maria Ressa.
Maria is the editor of Rappler, a digital news outlet that flourished under Facebook, and she now says is being crushed by it as the government uses it to shut down its critics.
Witness follows Pidia as he runs The Husband School, a course aiming to teach the men of rural Sierra Leone to overcome the legacy of sexual war crimes and treat their wives with respect and dignity.
A competitive Chinese-American sport, 9-Man was a way for Chinese workers to escape the day-to-day but today, it provides a lasting connection to culture and community pride.KCET Original
The southwestern Ontario city of Windsor has always lived in the shadow of its big American neighbour, Detroit, only 3.6 kilometres away.KCET Original
According to Casey Camp-Horinek, for as long as Mother Earth and Father Sky have blessed all life on Earth with sustenance, there has been a Sacred System honored by all species.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.
Under the tutelage of General Augusto Pinochet, Chile begins a life of 17 years of dictatorship in which there was censorship, curfews, exiles, missing civilians and a dirty war.KCET Original
When filmmaker Joe Wilson announces that he is to be wed to another man, a firestorm of controversy ignites his small Pennsylvania hometown.
Jordan, 1967. A different kind of change is underway as tens of thousands of refugees pour across the border from Palestine. Having been separated from his father in the chaos of war, Tarek and his mother Ghaydaa are amongst this latest wave of refugees.
After leading her team to sensational results in European women’s football, Coach Helena Mikkelsen finds her achievements ridiculed by the male experts of the footballing world.
Although Montreal could be described as half-Paris, half-Brooklyn, the most populated francophone city in North America has an identity all its own.