Rooftop Rebels | Link TV
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?
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.
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.
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.
Vivien starts a food movement using heirloom seeds native to Palestine but is it sustainable?
Armed with poetry a Palestinian journalists takes on the Gaza siege with nonviolent protest, but will his initiative succeed?
A former Somali refugee who is now a rising American model is forced to navigate a demanding New York fashion world and family expectations.
Oula has run a mobile library in the Nordic Arctic for 40 years, but as retirement looms the future of the bus is uncertain.
Close to the Arctic ocean, a tribal council leader is working to reunite her tribe that was forced to split due to the Cold War.
Iraqi protestors set fire to the Iranian consulate in Najaf.KCET Original
More than 600,000 Mongolian nomadic herders have moved to the city in search of work after extreme weather has killed their cattle.KCET Original
In this segment of "Earth Focus" we examine the factors leading to a new Haitian community growing in the U.S.-Mexico border town of Tijuana.KCET Original
A documentary about the burning of wood at an industrial scale for energy.KCET Original
Alf goes against the chief police inspector’s orders, following a murder, and Marco's true identity is revealed.KCET Original
The secret tactics used by global chemical giant Monsanto, to protect its billion-dollar business and its star product, the weed killer, Roundup.
As protestors in Hong Kong take to the streets to fight the rising power of China, a younger generation of Taiwanese is also confronting an increasingly hardline attitude from its nearest neighbor.
Ukraine is the new "go-to" destination for couples desperate to be parents.
The attempt to identify human remains found in Arizona's Sonora Desert underscores the plight of illegal immigrants attempting to enter the United States.
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