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RETRO REPORT ON PBS
Episode Two

RETRO REPORT ON PBS

 

Uncover crime evidence pulled from DNA websites. See how drug rules stem from a pill’s side effects. Learn how a screen addiction cure is rooted in the past and why Americans are ambivalent about robots. Andy Borowitz objects to “no news.”

 

 

 

Windermere Children:
In Their Own Words

Windermere Children: In Their Own Words

 

Interviews with former children who survived the Holocaust concentration camps and who were rehabilitated in a disused aircraft factory overlooking Lake Windermere in the UK, and whose experiences in adjusting to freedom in a foreign country were dramatised in The Windermere Children (2020). It also describes their experiences as they were rounded up by the Germans in their home towns and taken by cattle train to concentration camps such as Auschwitz.

 

 

 

INDEPENDENT LENS
Bedlam

 

Hear the poignant stories of people grappling with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other psychiatric conditions. Psychiatrist Kenneth Rosenberg visits ERs, jails and homeless camps to examine the national health crisis of mental illness.

 

 

 

POV Shorts
There’s No Place Like Home

 

Enjoy a highly-curated slate of fresh and relevant character-driven films covering a wide range of subject matter. These short documentaries challenge audiences with bold content and showcase poignant aspects of human life.

 

There’s No Place Like Home

 

Portraits and stories from people who live life on the margins.

 

 

 

THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY
Part 2 of 2

THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, Part 2 of 2

 

Geneticists wrestle with the moral implications of groundbreaking new technologies that offer both promise and peril. Audrey, a determined young scientist with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, researches a treatment for her own condition.

 

 

 

The Definition of Insanity

 

A team of dedicated Miami-Dade County public servants work to help people with mental illness navigate from lives of tragedy to possibility. The film reveals a humane criminal justice approach to mental illness.

 

 

 

FAMILY INGREDIENTS
California – Smoked Fish

 

Jack Johnson, the singer-songwriter, surfer and ocean activist from O‘ahu’s North Shore, reveals the influence his father had on him and shares those memories on a road trip along the California coast. Enjoy the music, smoked fish and tales about early surfer migration to Hawai‘i.

 

 

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