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Air Date: Thu, May 28, 2020 10:00 PM
Power Meri follows Papua New Guinea’s first national women’s rugby league team, the PNG Orchids, on their journey to the 2017 World Cup in Australia. These trailblazers must beat not only the sporting competition, but also intense sexism, a lack of funding, and national prejudice to reach their biggest stage yet.
Air Date: Sun, Mar 1, 2020 10:00 PM
Journalist Hedrick Smith travels the country looking for positive stories of democratic reform and finds them in six states where grassroots activists are fighting to equal the playing field.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 21, 2018 9:30 PM
“The New Environmentalists” share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The Emmy Award-winning series narrated by actor/activist Robert Redford features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries for environmental justice in their communities.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 28, 2018 8:00 PM
A growing number of scientists, conservationists and grassroots environmentalists have come to regard beavers as overlooked tools in the effort to reverse the disastrous effects of global warming and worldwide water shortages.
Air Date: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 9:00 PM
The stories in AMERICAN CREED are told from the points of view of unlikely activists who creatively bridge cultural, economic and/or political divides. In his hometown of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, baseball manager Joe Maddon brings new immigrants and long-time residents together after a controversial local election.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9:00 PM
Explore a uniquely captivating public space – High Line Park in New York City. Recycled from a defunct elevated railroad, High Line Park hovers 30 feet in the air and winds through 22 blocks of Manhattan.
Air Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2016 10:30 PM
Meet the charismatic pioneering activist whose rallying cry of “su voto es su voz” (your vote is your voice) started a grassroots movement that transformed the nation’s political landscape and paved the way for the growing power of the Latino vote.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 11, 2015 8:00 PM
Experience the battle for a living planet in the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism. Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep narrate.