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Season 16


Little Hope Was Arson/A City In Flames (#1611)

This is a gripping portrait of a community terrorized from the inside out. In 2010, 10 churches ...

Little White Lie (#1610)

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz grew up with two loving Jewish parents. When she discovers that the man ...

American Denial (#1609)

American Denial uses the story of Gunnar Myrdal's 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a ...

Through A Lens Darkly (#1608)

This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers - men and women, celebrated and ...

Evolution Of A Criminal (#1607)

Join filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe as he returns to the scene of the crime to explore what led him ...

Rich Hill (#1606)

Follow three boys as they navigate the often-treacherous road between childhood and adolescence in ...

Happiness (#1605)

Pyanki is a nine-year-old monk living in Laya, a Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalayas. ...

Powerless (#1604)

In Kanpur, India, a city with 15-hour power outages, a nimble young electrician provides Robin ...

Brakeless (#1603)

Airs: Tuesday, May 17
On April 25, 2005, a West Japan Railway (West JR) commuter train crashed into an apartment building ...

Twin Sisters (#1602)

In China in 2003, twin babies Mia and Alexandra were found in a cardboard box and placed in an ...

Bully (#1601)

Highlighting the challenges faced by bullied kids, "Bully" shows teachers and parents addressing ...

Season 15


The Kill Team/Confusion Through Sand (#1522)

Kill Team Venture behind closed doors to learn the harrowing story of a 21-year-old U.S. ...

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