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Air Date: Sun, Apr 26, 2020 10:02 PM
Travel with Vivian to the Lumbee tribe’s annual homecoming, where she samples their famous collard sandwich. On a trip to Georgia, Vivian meets a group of refugee farmers growing greens that remind them of home.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 20, 2020 10:00 PM
Yusuf Abdurahman, who left Somalia as a refugee 25 years ago, has his worst fear realized when his son is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting. Follow Yusuf as he strives to understand why his child would leave America and attempt to join ISIS.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 23, 2018 9:00 PM
The intimate stories of refugees and migrants, caught in Europe’s tightened borders. Amid the ongoing migration crisis, the film — a sequel to FRONTLINE’s award-winning 2016 documentary, “Exodus” — follows personal journeys over two years, as countries become less welcoming to those seeking refuge.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 11:00 PM
Nothing Left to Lose is a documentary which tells the story of approximately 100 Vietnamese refugees who have each lived in hiding for 25 years hoping to one day reclaim the dignity of being recognized as a person.
Air Date: Mon, Jun 26, 2017 9:00 PM
In Dalya’s Other Country, follow a family displaced by the Syrian conflict, walking the line between their Muslim values and the new world they inhabit. Afterward, the short film 4.1 Miles features a Greek Coast Guard captain caught in the middle of the biggest refugee crisis since WWII.   4.
Air Date: Mon, May 1, 2017 11:30 PM
In 1975, Giap, a pregnant Vietnamese refugee, escapes Saigon in a boat and within weeks is working on an assembly line in Indiana. Decades later, her aspiring filmmaker son documents her final day of work at America’s last ironing board factory.
Air Date: Sun, Dec 25, 2016 9:00 PM
Hear first-person stories of refugees and migrants fleeing war and persecution for Europe, told through camera-phone footage filmed by the families themselves as they leave their homes on dangerous journeys to seek safety and refuge.
Air Date: Fri, Dec 2, 2016 8:30 PM
Host Maria Hinojosa returns to Clarkston, Georgia, home to more than 40 different nationalities, to document its November 2013 city council and mayoral election – with three former refugees on the ballot.
Air Date: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 9:30 PM
This new film by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky traces the story of an American couple’s courageous mission in 1939 to help refugees escape Nazi-occupied Europe. Over the course of two years, the pair risk their lives so that hundreds can live in freedom.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 19, 2016 10:00 PM
Follow four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo and their escape to a new life in Germany. The program films the family over three years, from the siege of their city to the kidnapping of their father to the struggle of becoming refugees.