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  • The Vaccine War

    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS
    23 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Examining the raging debate: risks v. benefits and parents' right to make choices about their child v. the needs of a community.
  • Yemen Rebels Advance on Aden; President Reportedly Flees

    FRONTLINE - Latest Stories
    25 Mar 2015 | 4:15 pm
    President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's exit, if confirmed, deepens a power vacuum in the country, home to one of Al Qaeda's most powerful branches.
  • The Vaccine War

    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS
    23 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Examining the raging debate: risks v. benefits and parents' right to make choices about their child v. the needs of a community.
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    Eric R. Olson
    25 Mar 2015 | 11:33 am
    Representing the meticulous and ambitious work of an all-Chinese film company led by award-winning filmmaker, Xi Zhinong, this spectacular film is the true story of a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world. Only recently discovered, snub-nosed monkeys are hauntingly beautiful primates, different and gentler than others of their kind. Elfin-like, they seem both childlike and wise beyond their years. The family is led by a formidable fighter and his fighting force who guard a troop of 8-10 families. This is a unique monkey society, formed in response to…
  • DIY Subatomic Particle Detector

    NOVA | PBS
    17 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Here's a way you can reveal subatomic particles that are shooting in front of your eyes all the time.
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    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS

  • The Vaccine War

    23 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Examining the raging debate: risks v. benefits and parents' right to make choices about their child v. the needs of a community.
  • Being Mortal

    9 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Renowned writer and surgeon Atul Gawande explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life.
  • Putin's Way

    12 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin’s reign in Russia.
  • Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

    5 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the politics and the power of the NRA.
  • Stickup Kid

    16 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    What happens when we lock up juvenile offenders in adult prisons? A FRONTLINE digital-exclusive film.
 
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    FRONTLINE - Programs | PBS

  • The Vaccine War

    23 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Examining the raging debate: risks v. benefits and parents' right to make choices about their child v. the needs of a community.
  • Being Mortal

    9 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Renowned writer and surgeon Atul Gawande explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life.
  • Putin's Way

    12 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin’s reign in Russia.
  • Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

    5 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    FRONTLINE investigates the politics and the power of the NRA.
  • Stickup Kid

    16 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    What happens when we lock up juvenile offenders in adult prisons? A FRONTLINE digital-exclusive film.
 
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    Eric R. Olson
    25 Mar 2015 | 11:33 am
    Representing the meticulous and ambitious work of an all-Chinese film company led by award-winning filmmaker, Xi Zhinong, this spectacular film is the true story of a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world. Only recently discovered, snub-nosed monkeys are hauntingly beautiful primates, different and gentler than others of their kind. Elfin-like, they seem both childlike and wise beyond their years. The family is led by a formidable fighter and his fighting force who guard a troop of 8-10 families. This is a unique monkey society, formed in response to…
  • Hummingbird Builds Tiny Nest

    Eric R. Olson
    20 Mar 2015 | 11:11 am
    A female Anna’s hummingbird builds a nest constructed of plant fibers and spiderwebs. Just the right size for her tiny eggs. The post Hummingbird Builds Tiny Nest appeared first on Nature.
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    Eric R. Olson
    18 Mar 2015 | 10:41 am
    Animal Homes airs on three consecutive Wednesdays, April 8, 15 and 22, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). The three-part series provides intimate, never-before-seen views of the lives of animals in their homes Animals, like humans, need a place they can call home to provide a safe and stable place to raise a family, but they go about building it in entirely different ways. Whether it is a bird’s nest, bear den, beaver lodge or spider web, these are homes of great complexity, constructed from a wide range of natural as well as man-made materials. This three-part series…
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    25 Feb 2015 | 8:59 pm
    Ecologist Chris Morgan travels to the jungles of Northern Sumatra to document the work being done to save its population of wild orangutans. Asia’s most intelligent ape once roamed across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java, but today, fewer than 7,000 Sumatran orangutans remain in the wild. The film cites rapid deforestation — clearing the land for vast palm oil plantations — as the chief reason for the species’ declining population. But as Morgan shows, conservationists are trying to reverse that trend by teaching orphaned orangs the survival skills they’ll need for release…
  • Orangutan Mom Helps Baby Swing Through Tree Tops

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    24 Feb 2015 | 8:17 am
    Baby orangutans sometimes need help from their mothers when trying to swing between tree branches. The post Orangutan Mom Helps Baby Swing Through Tree Tops appeared first on Nature.
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  • DIY Subatomic Particle Detector

    17 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Here's a way you can reveal subatomic particles that are shooting in front of your eyes all the time.
  • Ghosts of Subatomic Particles

    17 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Watch the smallest particles in the universe fly down from space and get ejected from a radioactive rod.
  • Lethal Seas

    16 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    A unique coral garden in Papua New Guinea shows what the future may hold as oceans acidify.
  • The Burden of Knowing

    16 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Genetic tests reveal important information, but that knowledge can come with a cost.
  • The Great Math Mystery

    10 Mar 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Is math invented by humans, or is it the language of the universe?
 
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  • PBS National Listening Tour News Round-Up

    20 Mar 2015 | 8:45 am
    Photo: POV | American Documentary Ahead of the Chicago stop of the PBS National Listening Tour, we offer this round-up of organizations and individuals lending their voice to the conversation. Darcy Heusel, Senior Director at Picture Motion, talks “The Boom Age of Documentary” on Medium. An op-ed by by filmmaker John J. Valadez meditates on “The [Latino] Future of PBS” on the NALIP blog. Colorlines Magazine asks, “Does PBS Still Care About Indie Films by and About People of Color?” By the numbers: “6 Reasons Why Indie Filmmakers Still Care If…
  • Upcoming Events

    20 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    Visit our local events calendar for a full list of events happening across the country and join our Community Network to host a screening of your own! And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @POVengage to stay connected to the latest news and screening info from Community Engagement and Education. This week, screenings from coast to coast engage communities in conversation about a range of social issues! Charleston, WV 15 to Life Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 11:00am Join the Quakers Club at the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia for a free screening of 15 to Life:…
  • March (of the Docs) Madness 2015

    15 Mar 2015 | 5:02 am
    View the March of the Docs Madness 2015 tournament bracket at full size and vote below. What does a chest-beating, commercialized college basketball tournament have to do with documentary filmmaking? Not much, right? Well, wait, not so fast. If you can cut through the tired machismo and Buffalo Wild Wings ads, the big NCAA contest is all about thrilling, climactic finishes, underdog heroes, stirring storylines, heart-breaking losses and unbelievable performances. It’s about putting it all out there. And it’s about passionate fans. I might as well be talking about documentary…
  • Upcoming Events

    13 Mar 2015 | 8:10 am
    Visit our local events calendar for a full list of events happening across the country and join our Community Network to host a screening of your own! And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @POVengage to stay connected to the latest news and screening info from Community Engagement and Education. March is Women’s History Month. Spark discussion concerning women’s rights and celebrate the lives of strong female role models by hosting a film event in your community! This week, critically examine beauty standards with a screening of Girl Model, or honor the legacy of civil…
  • Enter the Edit: A Conversation With Editor Jonathan Oppenheim

    11 Mar 2015 | 8:15 am
    Paris is Burning by Jennie Livingston, edited by Jonathan Oppenheim. This is the fifth in a series of posts on POV’s Documentary Blog about the regrettably underappreciated process and craft of documentary editing. Our guide is 2014 Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellow Colin Nusbaum. In the past year, Nusbaum has edited Tough Love (to broadcast on July 6, 2015 on POV), Florence, Arizona, and The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano, set to premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. As Nusbaum’s year as Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellow comes to a close, he and one of his mentors, Jonathan…
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