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  • 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).

  • Must-Watch Films to Celebrate the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

    We’ve waited long enough, and now #Tokyo2020 is finally here! This month, the best athletes in the world will compete for the chance to win both medals and glory. As we await the scores of our favorite athletes, share in the love for and community of sports by watching WORLD Channel films that tell true, personal and diverse stories of the thrill of the games.

  • Filmmaker Q&A: Joe Brewster & Michèle Stephenson Remix the Conversation Around Race in America

    Two films from "The Conversation Remix," an update on the 2015 New York Times digital series "A Conversation on Race," are nominated in the 2021 PBS Short Film Festival. Filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson talk through their process and how they hope to offer thought-provoking angles to the subject of race in America.

  • Stories from the Stage: The Summer Podcast

    From the series that brings you extraordinary stories from ordinary people, Stories from the Stage: The Podcast is new this summer with episodes full of poignant, inspiring tales: Remarkable, real stories of love and loss, personal courage, everyday adventures, shocking revelations and unexpected triumphs that reveal our shared humanity.

  • Experience Stories from the Stage: The Podcast This Summer

    Liz Cheng and Patricia Alvarado Núñez, co-executive producers and co-hosts of Stories from the Stage: The Podcast, offer a glimpse into upcoming episodes premiering throughout the summer, the impact of the show and what they hope audiences gain from the podcast.

  • 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.