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  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 11 Films to Watch This Juneteenth

    Juneteenth, considered the longest-running African American holiday, honors the official end of slavery in the United States and celebrates liberty and justice. Today, nearly every state in the U.S. recognizes Juneteenth as a holiday, while efforts continue in Congress to make June 19 an official federal holiday. In celebration of Juneteenth, WORLD Channel invites you to stream films that champion Black stories, human rights and the continuing fight for equality.

  • 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.

  • 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.