• 20 Years Later: Reflecting on 9/11 & Healing Through Action

    Twenty years ago, the world was changed forever on September 11, 2001. Since then, life as we know it has been altered and families have rebuilt amid devastation, but we never forget the tragedy experienced that day. Upon two decades since the attacks, we come together to remember those lost and reflect on how we've moved forward.

  • ‘Stories from the Stage’ Veteran Storyteller Pens Memoir

    Storyteller Mark Redmond, who appeared on season 1 of ‘Stories from the Stage,’ talks about his new memoir, 'Called,' and details his 20-year career as executive director at Spectrum Youth and Family Services in Burlington, VT. Vermont Public Radio’s ‘Morning Edition’ host Mitch Wertlieb and morning news editor Matthew F. Smith spoke with Redmond about his book, and WORLD checked back in with him ahead of the season 5 premiere of ‘Stories from the Stage.’

  • September 11: Never Forgotten

    On September 11, 2001, the United States was forever changed. While reflecting on the loss Americans suffered, and the resilience of our nation over the last two decades, WORLD Channel shares stories of remembrance, fortitude and aftermath, including a special episode of ‘Stories from the Stage,’ the story of two Afghan women navigating life and motherhood while the U.S. withdraws its troops, and special FRONTLINE coverage from the months following the attacks.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Latinx Films to Watch

    Each year, the United States recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, encouraging Americans to learn about the traditions and values that the Latinx community embodies. This Hispanic Heritage Month, WORLD Channel puts the spotlight on issues of inequity while celebrating the triumphs and joys of the Latinx community across borders through our collection of films.

  • Filmmaker Q&A: Raising the Curtain on Children’s Theater in NYC’s Chinatown

    New York City’s PS 124 school’s theater group has been the only Asian American team to compete in the renowned Junior Theater Festival. CURTAIN UP features the Chinatown theater club students on their journey of self-discovery and identity as they prepare for their musical production of Disney’s 'Frozen'. Go beyond the lens with filmmakers Hui Tong and Kelly Ng about their kids-eye view documentary.

  • Back-to-School: What to Watch on WORLD

    After COVID-19 upended the education experience, forcing students, parents and teachers to pivot to remote learning, schooling has returned to a sense of normalcy, with students able to once again connect with educators and classmates, restoring a sense of community. Watch films exploring the moments we can experience only in school and the influence that people we meet on this journey have on our personal development and success.

  • Cremation Is on the Rise in Black and Latino Communities During COVID-19, Funeral Professionals Say

    Burials, a cherished cultural tradition among these groups, have declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, funeral professionals say. Instead, more families of color are choosing cremation, citing economic hardship in a prolonged health crisis.

  • Filmmaker Q&A: 'Road Runners' Filmmakers Give The Rundown on Jamaica’s Biggest Track & Field Competition

    In Montego Bay, Jamaica, athletes from Spot Valley High School prepare to compete in the island’s greatest sporting event: Champs. Go beyond the lens with director Mike Todd and executive producer Lathan Hodge about their exciting yet personal track & field film.

  • Films to Watch August 2021

    Every two years, the Olympics brings people together from all over the world on the basis of a singular shared interest: sport. As we cheer on our favorite athletes – some from the stands, others from our homes – we are all connected for that moment in time.

  • In "Hindsight": COVID-19 Highlights Continuing Inequities for BIPOC in the South & Puerto Rico

    What does life in the American South and Puerto Rico look like for people of color? From the COVID-19 pandemic to racial reckonings, experience life through the lens of filmmakers from communities of color in HINDSIGHT, an initiative created by Firelight Media, Reel South and Center for Asian American Media (CAAM).