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Air Date: Sun, Jun 21, 2020 10:00 PM
Travel to Japan, where a Shinto devotee undertakes a grueling challenge at a sacred waterfall. A young Muslim helps re-plaster a mosque in Mali. At a New York City cathedral, an Episcopal priest brings people and their pets closer to God.
Air Date: Sun, Dec 22, 2019 10:00 PM
London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral is an iconic landmark that has served host to British royalty for numerous weddings, funerals and celebrations. CHRISTMAS AT ST. PAUL’S goes behind the scenes as the cathedral gears up for the Christmas season, when an expected 45,000 visitors will pass through its doors.
Air Date: Sat, Dec 21, 2019 9:00 PM
Handel’s Messiah is a 90-minute docudrama – narrated by Jane Seymour – that tells the story of George Frideric Handel, how he was discovered in Halle, Germany at age nine, and his meteoric rise to celebrity composer at age 18. With more than 42 operas on three continents, Handel was a prodigious musical genius.
Air Date: Tue, Dec 17, 2019 8:00 PM
The Ornament of the World tells the story of a remarkable time in history when the Muslims, Christians and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences.
Air Date: Sat, Jul 6, 2019 7:30 PM
Bangkok is a city of the senses – a bejeweled, dazzling, fantastical mix of magic and faith, hard work and love of life, grace and wild abandon. It’s a city where chaos and serenity happily co-exist. Host Rudy Maxa and Washington, D.C.
Air Date: Mon, Dec 10, 2018 10:00 PM
Become immersed in the daily use of faith and spiritual practice in more than 25 countries. At a time when religious hatreds dominate headlines, explore faith as primary human experience, and how people turn to ritual and prayer to navigate life.
Air Date: Sat, Sep 29, 2018 7:30 PM
From Israeli folk dance at the 92Y to eating knishes in the Lower East Side, Mickela gets a taste of this culturally, ethnically, and religiously rich group that is iconic to New York City.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 18, 2018 9:00 PM
Uncover the mysterious life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird. AMERICAN MASTERS offers an unprecedented look at the life of Harper Lee, illuminating the phenomenon behind To Kill a Mockingbird and the Oscar-winning 1962 film adaptation.
Air Date: Mon, Mar 26, 2018 9:00 PM
Learn how an astrophysicist, preacher, philosopher and artisanal mortician grapple with universal questions of mortality. Weaving science, cryonics, near death stories and green burials, this film invites us to rethink our place in the universe.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 9:00 PM
Two and a half millennia ago, a new religion was born in northern India, generated from the ideas of a single man, the Buddha, a mysterious sage who famously gained enlightenment while sitting under a tree. This documentary tells the story of his life.
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