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  • Decolonizing Mental Health: Meet the Participants

    DECOLONIZING MENTAL HEALTH examines the mental health industry through the lens of the BIPOC community, a community that has long been denied appropriate care and support due to enduring white supremacy. Meet the patients and practitioners that are paving the way for more inclusive mental healthcare.

  • Through the Legal Lens: A Magnified Look at Human Rights and the Law

    Twelve Harvard Law students from six countries explore how laws and regulations can both disrupt lives and encourage constructive change. With intimate and powerful profiles of people -- either caught in or helped by the levers of the law -- five short films examine the jeopardy to people's homes and lives through five themes: gentrification, prison reform, climate change, pregnancy discrimination, and immigration.

  • What to Watch on WORLD: July Films and Features

    As individuals and leaders across the country alike continue to initiate change in their local communities, how has American democracy been impacted? This month, watch films that explore the various states of democracy across the country.

  • Decolonizing Mental Health: A Roundtable Conversation

    Host Tina Martin, joined by industry experts like Shawna Murray-Browne, Dr. Dan Foster, Dr. Sidney Hankerson and Paul Hoang, meet for a discussion on where access is lacking for BIPOC in the mental healthcare industry and how it can be addressed.

  • 19 Films to Watch to Celebrate Juneteenth

    Juneteenth, considered the longest-running African American holiday, honors the official end of slavery in the United States and celebrates liberty and justice. 2022 will mark the first time Juneteenth is observed by all 50 states. In celebration of Juneteenth, WORLD Channel invites you to stream films that champion Black stories, human rights and the continuing fight for equality.

  • Prioritizing Your Wellness: Where to Find Mental Health Support, Treatment and More

    Coping with mental health can feel lonely, but it doesn't have to be. No matter who you are, how you identify or what you believe in, there is a resource available to help. If you or a loved one is struggling, seek support at one of these organizations.

  • Decolonizing Mental Health: Transforming Care for BIPOC Communities

    DECOLONIZING MENTAL HEALTH dismantles the racism that underscores the mental healthcare industry by focusing its gaze on the transformative work of therapists and individuals of color to call for a redressal of the ways in which we define psychiatric illness and mental health. In the series, we take a look beyond the echo chambers of mental healthcare.

  • Filmmaker Q&A: 'Far East Deep South' Uncovers a Personal Journey That Leads to Deep Historical Connections

    In ‘Far East, Deep South,’ Charles Chiu and his Chinese American family travel from California to the Mississippi Delta in search of their shared past and uncover a peek into an often-overlooked piece of American history. Director & producer Larissa Lam and producer Baldwin Chiu talk about how their relationship with Charles added to the film’s production.

  • PRIDE Viewer's Guide

    June is Pride Month, and in support of and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community, WORLD Channel is ready to celebrate with the sweet freedom of authenticity. Watch along with us with films that support and advocate for stories, communities and relationships that reflect what it means to have pride.

  • Race in America Viewer's Guide

    2020 marked a year in which Americans were forced to confront racism in the country. As we remember George Floyd, it's crucial to reflect on the events of the past year and to continue the work of how to effectively create solutions to address racial injustice. It’s become clear that talking about race can be uncomfortable, but it is necessary to have these conversations in order to work towards a more equitable society. Watch along with us this month as we embrace the complexities of stories about race in America.