Brakeless examines whether Japanese society’s pursuit of efficiency at all costs caused a deadly train crash.
Two boys come of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters in Ecuador.
3 women religious leaders in Morocco try to change people’s perceptions of the teachings of Islam.
A former jihadist supports his family collecting cardboard as the war on terror rages on in Jordan.
A man escapes his own life to to serve a rural Korean community cut off from modern world.
Film capturing experience of scientists living and working in Antarctica’s extreme environment.
Filmmaker returns to the scene of the crime to explore why he became a bank robber as a teenager.
A shepherd-student in a harshly divided region of China forms an integrated baseball team.
An Israeli filmmaker explores his family’s dramatic experiences in Iran in the late ‘70s.
A filmmaker investigates stories of her controversial great-grandfather, former president of Mexico.
Six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls commit to justice and mutual understanding.
Lives of 5 Russians spanning from Soviet childhoods to fall of USSR and into the new Russia.
Two young women take very different paths to help keep their family out of poverty in China.
Young heavy metal musicians in Egypt use music as their outlet from oppression to revolution.
The chilling story of a Guatemalan man who anticipated his own murder.
The extraordinary journeys of three young boxers from Ghana.
The fateful journey of Osama bin Laden’s former bodyguard and a prisoner at Guantanamo.
The New Black premieres on PBS Independent Lens on Sunday, June 15, 2014.
A filmmaker goes in search of the orphan girl she switched identity with as an infant.
See how an all-girl band struggles to make it big in Myanmar.
Follow young runners training from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji.
A longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and radical urban group MOVE came to a deadly climax.
Follow the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans who moves back to his ancestors' land.
Serial plagiarist Jayson Blair unleashed a massive scandal that rocked the world of journalism.
Explore the role of the American evangelical movement in Uganda.
The members of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble test their father's ideals against their own brotherly vision.
Visit the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music.
Filmmaker Christen Marquez returns to Hawai'i to reconnect with her culture and her mother.
Meet the Austin chapter of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance.
American Rocky Braat travels to India as a tourist, but stays to care for HIV-positive children.