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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3000069669/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false At six-years-old, filmmaker Dinesh Sabu lost both of his parents. Two decades later, worried that he has no memories of his mother and father, he turns a camera on his siblings, trying to understand their parent’s lives and tragic deaths. It's a journey that takes him back to India, a country... /episodes/get/52795 /episode/52795 S5 Ep6: Unbroken Glass /episode-player/52795

When he was six-years-old, Dinesh Sabu's parents died. Raised by his siblings, he had little idea who his parents were or where he came from. Now as an adult with a burning curiosity, Dinesh sets out on a journey across the United States and India to piece together their story. Uncovering a silenced family history of mental illness, Dinesh confronts the legacy of having a schizophrenic mother who died by suicide, the reality of growing up an orphaned immigrant, and the trauma of these events. Can he reconcile these truths all while living in the specter of mental illness?

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Tue, 05/16/2017 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/8F8s_GVr_ScaDzzSJGZCfA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In 2012, The Vatican censured American nuns. RADICAL GRACE follows three U.S. nuns, who refused to back down and continued to challenge the patriarchal system, are willing to lose it all and risk their place within the Catholic Church for their devotion to social justice and to meet their higher... /episodes/get/51411 /episode/51411 Radical Grace /episode-player/51411

When the Vatican reprimands U.S. nuns, citing their "radical feminism, " three U.S. Catholic activist nuns ponder what it means for them to be devoted to a historically male-driven institution like the Vatican. United by common bonds, the nuns' courageous work follows social teachings of justice, equality, and freedom from poverty and oppression.

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Wed, 02/15/2017 - 20:53
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Dym3L1awEbs4ZMvlRj485A==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Exploring the effects of the Plan for Transformation, an order requiring the demolition of Chicago’s public housing high rises, and the building of mixed-income condominiums. 70 ACRES IN CHICAGO illuminates the layers of socio-economic forces, and the questions behind urban redevelopment and... /episodes/get/50920 /episode/50920 70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green /episode-player/50920

Twenty-years in the making, 70 Acres in Chicago tells the story of the Cabrini Green public housing development located on the most hotly contested 70 acres of land in Chicago. With its prime central location, Cabrini Green was initially hailed as a public housing triumph, then later demonized as an urban disaster. It was demolished over a period of 15 years beginning in 1995, and repackaged as a "mixed income" development.

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Sun, 02/05/2017 - 20:19
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/W6SmtR6vMY_okQPhySf1rg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The life and work of self-taught artist Edythe Boone. Filmed over five years, follow the spirited and captivating septuagenarian who became an artist/activist simply because empowering and building community is “the right thing to do.” Ultimately, Boone’s mission is to empower individuals and... /episodes/get/50695 /episode/50695 A New Color - The Art of Being Edythe Boone /episode-player/50695

The life of Edythe Boone whose mission is transform communities through art and activism.

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Tue, 01/31/2017 - 23:23
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/iNIMepZrSlDrJZ4oMhkKRw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In March 2005, an FBI document leaked to the press mysteriously identified Adama Bah, a 16-year-old teenager from Harlem, NY, as an “imminent threat to the security of the United States.” ADAMA provides a timely perspective on the experiences of American Muslims at a time when their religion is... /episodes/get/39087 /episode/39087 Adama /episode-player/39087

Experiences of American Muslims at a time when their religion is being equated with terror

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Wed, 12/14/2016 - 07:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/SvIZYmpiMhNixC7nfK03Xg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false At the Arctic edge of America, Native Alaskan teenagers strive to be both modern American kids, and the inheritors of an ancient whaling culture, language and tradition. CHILDREN OF THE ARCTIC is a year-in-the-life portrait of Native youth coming of age in Barrow, Alaska, and the decisions they... /episodes/get/40480 /episode/40480 Children of the Arctic /episode-player/40480

A year-in-the-life portrait of Native youth coming of age at the Arctic edge of America.

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Wed, 11/23/2016 - 07:00
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