This September, WORLD Channel will feature robust stories for Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month showcasing diverse people, cultures and circumstances. Also this month, we honor the many lost but never forgotten on September 11, 2001. Watch along with WORLD and reflect on how, through our similarities and despite our differences, we can all come together and celebrate what makes us proud to share a home.
On May 5th, 1991, people took to the streets of Washington D.C.’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood to protest the police shooting of a young Salvadoran man, Daniel Gomez. Through testimony, song, poetry, and street theater, LA MANPLESA: An Uprising Remembered weaves together the collective memory of one of D.C.’s first barrios and dives into the roots of the '91 rebellion.
Three Cuban baseball players leave their families and risk exile to train in Central America and chase their dreams of playing in the United States. At the shadowy nexus of the migrant trail and pro sports, The Last Out chronicles their difficult journey, from multi-step immigration obstacles and learning English to the broken promises and dubious motives of agents.
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This October, Local, USA presents weekly episodes of local stories with national influence. From sexual assault on campus to the effects of climate change on Indigenous communities, watch all month long Mondays at 9/8c and find more in our October Viewer’s Guide.
And as the 2022 Midterms approach on Nov. 8, watch films in our Your Vote Collection that tackle the big issues: immigration, gun violence, healthcare and much more.
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From DACA students fighting to continue their education to the reelection campaign for Rhode Island city councilwoman Carmen Castillo, WORLD Channel is committed to bringing the diverse faces and voices of the Latinx community front and center.
In October, WORLD presents a slate local stories with national influence, exploring how institutions across the United States have a fundamental impact on every person – stories that have the ability to change unethical systems and encourage reform across the country. Watch to reflect on how, when communities come together to right a wrong, change is put into motion.
How have Asian American communities left their mark on American culture? Presented by the Center for Asian American Media and NOVAC, The Sauce Fellowship is a new series of five short films by emerging Asian American filmmakers exploring the ways in which Asian American history, traditions and values have blended with and contributed to the diversity of the American South.
Change is never easy. But if we try hard enough, we can make the world a better place.
Your vote counts every year. Change begins within every city and town across the nation and radiates upward. WORLD Channel explores theses issues – healthcare, economy, race, immigration, housing, climate change and more – told through the lens of politics and policy and the narrative of the American people.
Through a series of four films narrated by "The Kite Runner" author Khaled Hosseini, Afghanistan: The Wounded Land creates an opportunity to learn about Afghanistan’s history, understand the struggles of others who are not unlike ourselves, and build a more peaceful and prosperous global future.
A filmmaker and three Chicagoans navigate the complexities of living with mental illness.
Hosted by Liz Cheng and Patricia Alvarado Núñez, Stories from the Stage: The Podcast presents the stories and storytellers, at once inspiring and relatable, in a whole new way for fans of the show and new listeners alike. Listen to our collection of short, true stories that take you inside the mind and heart of people from all walks of life with new episodes on Mondays.
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