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.
See how a secret Mississippi spy agency sought to preserve segregation during the Civil Rights era.
Alice Walker made history as the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize.
See what it takes to run one of America's top schools.
Follow two Laredo debutantes as they carry a gilded tradition literally on their shoulders.
See how two grassroots coalitions fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Follow the down-but-not-out varsity basketball team in this struggling town.
What happens when one community is asked to avoid Chinese-made products?
Meet Jiro Ono, owner and meticulous chef of a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant.
Follow two young playwrights as their works are brought to life onstage.