Shelter: Saving Homeless Veterans in the USA

Shelter: Saving Homeless Veterans in the USA

Two-time Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple intimately documents the on-the-ground work of the veteran-founded community-based service organization, Veterans Resource Center, in Northern California. Sharing the struggles of those they seek to pull out of a life lived on the streets, Shelter tells a story of vets saving vets, delving into […]

Germany’s Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

Germany’s Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

Decades after the Holocaust, FRONTLINE investigates the resurgence of far-right extremism and violence in Germany — and what authorities are doing to confront the growing problem. From producer, director and correspondent Evan Williams, who has been covering the far right in Europe for almost a decade, “Germany’s Neo-Nazis & the […]

Lithium – new gold rush in the Andes

Lithium – new gold rush in the Andes

High in the Andes mountains, mining companies are gearing up for the massive extraction of lithium — the raw material of the future. Lithium batteries are used to power the electric vehicles that will play a key role in the new energy revolution. Bolivia is home to the world’s largest […]

The Water Crisis

The Water Crisis

Actor, Adrian Grenier, and National Geographic Explorer, Shannon Switzer Swanson, explore the growing problem of water scarcity in the US. Are we running out of water? Shannon heads to the Colorado River to uncover solutions for the problems facing the region, while Adrian challenges himself to reduce his water use […]

The Virus That Shook The World

The Virus That Shook The World

The epic story of how people around the world lived through the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. Filming across the globe and using extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE documented how people and countries responded to COVID-19 across cultures, races, faiths and […]

Make the World Greta Again

Make the World Greta Again

Upon realizing her generation won’t have a future unless the world’s politicians act now on climate change, then 15-year-old Greta Thunberg skipped school in August 2018 to protest outside the Swedish parliament. What started as a one person strike soon gained global momentum. In ‘Make The World Greta Again’, we […]

Artbound – Desert X

Artbound – Desert X

The vast, strange, sometimes contradictory world of the urban desert and its people are explored in 11 public art exhibits and their respective locations. Desert X is a site-specific biennial exhibition that first took place in the spring of 2017 where artists from different parts of the world were invited […]

Artbound – Light & Space

Artbound – Light & Space

In a world filled with noise, distractions and chaos, a number of artists seek to push the boundaries of perception and experience. The Light and Space movement of the 1960s explored minimalism with a uniquely Californian spin — with a keen attention to the interaction of light and space. Aired: […]

FRONTLINE – American Insurrection

FRONTLINE – American Insurrection

Over the last three years, FRONTLINE has collaborated with ProPublica to investigate the rise of extremism in America. In the aftermath of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, FRONTLINE and ProPublica team up again to examine how far-right groups were emboldened and encouraged by former President Trump and how individuals […]

Nature – Birds of the Gods

Nature – Birds of the Gods

Living in the depths of the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty. To find these birds in New Guinea is not easy, and to witness their extraordinary mating displays is even tougher. David Attenborough introduces a young team of New Guinean scientists on a grueling expedition […]

Nature – Great Zebra Exodus

Nature – Great Zebra Exodus

Great Zebra Exodus explores parenthood and the fragility of young life—from zebras to lapwings to meerkats. It’s a tale of loyalty and sacrifice, of home and exile, of death and new life, set against the backdrop of one of Africa’s most surreal landscapes. Aired: 05/15/13 Expires: 12/31/21 Rating: NR

Nature – Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem

Nature – Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem

“Honey badger is bad ass.” Those words and corresponding video became a YouTube sensation with 51 million hits. This relentless little creature is renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes. Little is known about […]

NOVA – Beyond the Elements: Reactions

NOVA – Beyond the Elements: Reactions

Just about every solid, liquid, or gas in the world as we know it begins with reactions between individual atoms and molecules. Host David Pogue dives into the transformative world of chemical reactions, from the complex formula that produces cement to the single reaction that’s allowed farmers to feed a […]

NOVA – Decoding da Vinci

NOVA – Decoding da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was a Renaissance genius. Not only did he paint masterpieces of art, but he was an obsessive scientist and inventor, dreaming up complex machines centuries ahead of his time, including parachutes, armored tanks, hang gliders, and robots. On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death, with the help […]

NOVA – Last B-24

NOVA – Last B-24

Dive to the bottom of the Adriatic Sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 bomber that crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II. In 2010, divers located the plane. Now the Department of Defense, aided by the Croatian Navy and some of the world’s leading underwater […]

NOVA – Great Human Odyssey

NOVA – Great Human Odyssey

Our ancient human ancestors once lived only in Africa in tiny bands of a few thousand hunter-gatherers. Then we moved out of our African cradle, spreading rapidly to every corner of the planet. How did we acquire the skills, technology and talent to thrive in every environment on earth? How […]

NOVA – The Planets: Mars

NOVA – The Planets: Mars

Mars was once a blue water-world studded with active volcanoes. But when its magnetic field and protective atmosphere faded, it became the frozen desert planet we know today. With so many necessary elements in place, did life ever form on Mars? Aired: 07/24/19 Expires: 07/23/22 Rating: TV-PG

NOVA – Looking for Life on Mars

NOVA – Looking for Life on Mars

NASA launches its most ambitious hunt for traces of life on Mars, landing a car-sized rover in a rocky, ancient river delta. The rover will stow samples for possible return to Earth and test technology that may pave the way for human travel to Mars. Aired: 02/24/21 Expires: 01/08/22 Rating: […]

Rise of the Rockets

NOVA – Rise of the Rockets

New technologies are making rockets cheaper and more powerful than ever before. As companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic make space more accessible, and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration may be on the horizon. Aired: 02/13/19 Expires: 12/31/21 Rating: TV-G

Deciphering Japan

Deciphering Japan

Part 1: Why Is Japan’s Gender Gap So Wide? Japan is Asia’s first industrialised economy, yet it ranks 121, below Angola on the Gender Gap Index. Journalist Yumi Araki returns to Japan to explore what it means to be a woman in a society with an entrenched patriarchy. At a […]

Who were the Neanderthals?

Who were the Neanderthals?

Long before Homo sapiens populated the earth, the Neanderthals lived in Eurasia.Now, paleoanthropologists in England and France are using new archeological methods to shed light on some previously unexplained Neanderthal mysteries. In an age clouded by the mists of time, the first early humans colonized the Eurasian continent. They settled […]