From the voice of one to the chorus of many, hear from Latinx storytellers in our latest collection: #WeAreLatinx. From September 15 to October 15, WORLD will present programs by and about Latinx people in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, including all-new films from series Doc World and a slate of unforgettable stories.
The story of Mexican visual artist David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the great Mexican artists of the 20th century. As one of the primary advocates of modern public art, he was one of the first muralists to paint on the exterior of buildings to bring art closer to the people. SIQUEIROS tells of this controversy-stirring revolutionary and activist who painted on an epic scale.
Banned from attending Georgia’s top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants’ rights group. A humanizing portrait of the undocumented, we learn of their struggles as working families support their children in pursuit of their dreams.
Examine how skin color has come to define race in our country. The musical animated shorts capture the truth of what it means to be American – that “us” and “them” are constantly redefined, that our racial history deserves contemplation, and that above all else we are bound by our rich differences in experience and identity
PULLING THE THREAD unravels some of America’s most popular conspiracy theories to reveal the emotional, cognitive and social forces that lead rational people to believe irrational things. The series pushes us to think about HOW we think - why conspiracy theories are so alluring, how we get caught in their web, how they undermine trust and civil-society - and what we can do about it.
The biography of Madame C.J. Walker, America's first self-made millionairess. Walker's fortune was built on skin and hair care products, parlaying a homemade beauty formula into a prosperous business from coast to coast. By interweaving social, economic and political history, the film also offers a view of black America from 1867 to the 1930s.