Fannie Lou Hamer's America

Fannie Lou Hamer's America is a portrait of a civil rights activist and the injustices in America that made her work essential. Through public speeches, personal interviews, and powerful songs of the fearless Mississippi sharecropper-turned-human-rights-activist, Fannie Lou Hamer's America explores and celebrates the lesser-known life of one of the Civil Rights Movement’s greatest leaders.



As a new year begins, WORLD looks beyond today to what 2022 may bring. Explore our January viewer’s guide of films that examine the current state of the U.S. and the world, and how we can continue to restore our communities.

This month, honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with films celebrating his legacy and those who continue his mission of service, including the pivotal series Eyes on the Prize and a first look at Fannie Lou Hamer’s America as a part of the season 10 premiere of America ReFramed.

And continue to watch Doc World’s WHY SLAVERY? during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

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Transforming America: What to Watch on WORLD in January 2022

January serves as a moment to pause and reflect on 2021 and look ahead to a new year. This month, watch films that explore social inequality issues and examine human rights, economic impacts, and the resilience of communities, recognizing the urgent work that must be done to transform America into a more equitable society.

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