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Episode Guide


Season 15


God Loves Uganda (#1520)

Airs: Wednesday, May 21
This film explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying ...

Let The Fire Burn (#1519)

Airs: Wednesday, May 14
On May 13, 1985, a longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and controversial radical urban ...

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Bla (#1518)

Airs: Wednesday, May 7
Samantha Grant's film tells the shocking story of Jayson Blair, a promising young African-American ...

Muscle Shoals/Waiting for a Train: The Toshio Hira (#1517)

Airs: Monday, April 21
Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and ...

The Trials of Muhammad Ali (#1516)

Airs: Saturday, April 19
This film covers Muhammad Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence ...

Brothers Hypnotic (#1515)

The brotherhood of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is literal. Not always willing subjects of a utopian ...

Episode #1514

A community beset by a crippled economy and dwindling population is the setting for this ...

All of Me: A Story of Love, Loss, and Last Resorts (#1513)

The "Girls" have been friends -- and morbidly obese -- for years. But now, having weight-loss ...

Episode #1512

The annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other in the country -- its 94 percent ...

Spies of Mississippi (#1511)

This film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve ...

Episode #1510

This film captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona's headline-grabbing ...

Blood Brother (#1509)

This film is a portrait of Rocky Braat, a young man who longed to find a family. He didn't know it ...

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