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Airin and her friends are rooftoppers in Hong Kong. They refuse to play by the rules and sneak to the top of the city’s soaring skyscrapers. But their high-rise antics are not just for thrills.
Two years after the pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement" was cleared from the streets, many young people are in a state of despair.
They are anxious about their futures — from unaffordable housing and wealth inequality to the growing influence of Mainland China.
Airin believes their defiant stunts can inspire others to stand up against powerful elites. Will they mobilize Hong Kongers to fight for change, or just land themselves in a lot of trouble?
From death row to national icon, a woman fights for the reintegration of former prisoners in Uganda.
A school in Taiwan uses a controversial social experiment to teach students the value of money.
An Egyptian pigeon fighter is determined to beat a rival neighborhood in his final duel before family pressure forces him to quit.
In 2015, more than 500,000 refugees arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos in Europe's biggest immigration crisis since World War II. For many of them, their final destination is Germany.
Despite the risks, Abdulrahman Osman and his wife, Kraiz, decided that they should attempt the dangerous journey together with their four children - joining the masses of refugees entering Europe.
Close to the Arctic Circle, lie two remote islands. They are only about four kilometers apart, but they are separated by an invisible border known as the "Ice Curtain". Little Diomede is part of the United States. Big Diomede is part of Russia. During the Cold War, the Inupiat tribe living on both islands was torn apart. In 1948, the Soviets moved the residents of Big Diomede to mainland Russia.
Far away from Venezuela's capital Caracas lies a coastal town struggling to feed itself. Cradled in the Gulf of Paria, the town survives on fishing, but almost everything else is smuggled to its shores from neighboring Trinidad.
With no end in sight to the country's political and economic crises under President Nicolas Maduro, Jhan Lopez is growing more desperate by the day.
Yolanda Varona was separated from her children when she was deported from the U.S. to Mexico. In Tijuana, she founded the support group Dreamer Moms to help other deported mothers. This is the story of her fight to reunite with her family.
After more than half a century of fighting against the Colombian state, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) laid down its arms to become a political party after a peace deal was signed in 2016. With the prospect of long-term peace, FARC is finally allowing its remaining 7,000 fighters to have children.
Both Diana and Yorly joined FARC as teenagers and will soon leave it as mothers. But as they prepare to welcome children into a new Colombia, their comrades are still being killed by paramilitaries.
Recently deported from the U.S. a teenager lives in fear of the MS-13 gang and longs for home, but discovers El Salvador’s booming call center industry.
Maskwacis is an impoverished Canadian community grappling with addiction, unemployment and suicide.
A young Indian teenager challenges her family and conservative community to compete in the national vovinam martial arts championships.
Under immense pressure to get married, Li Chenxi rents a fake boyfriend to keep her parents happy during a trip home for Chinese New Year.
Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.KCET Original
Lebanon's prime minister and government resign over the Beirut port explosion, but public fury is growing with a political system that's failed the country.KCET Original
A historic moment in Delaware — Kamala Harris takes the stage with Joe Biden. She's the first woman of color to be named on a major presidential ticket.KCET Original
In this new season, “Earth Focus” examines the politics of the environment, including youth climate activists around the globe, the transition away from coal in South Africa, curbing illegal, poisonous gold mining in Peru, and a feature-length documentaryKCET Original
Meg Wheatley is an American writer and management consultant who studies organizational behavior. She has been ad advisor to governments and large multinational corporations around the world for several decades.KCET Original
When a newly promoted elite series club loses its coach just before the series start, Helena gets the chance to step over to the men's football.
Zach Bush is an American physician specializing in internal medicine, endocrinology and hospice care. He is a thought leader on the microbiome as it relates to health, disease, and food systems.
Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.