You’ve done your homework, practiced, and you have the perfect interview outfit on. You are ready to head out to your interview. But all the preparation in the world won’t help you sell yourself if you don’t follow a few easy guidelines when at the interview.
We all have a father experience, even if that experience was his absence. And that experience impacts how you father your children. Ask yourself these two questions: What kind of father are you now? And what kind of father do you want to be?
Discover the 1946 incident of racial violence by police against army sergeant Isaac Woodard. This event led to the racial awakening of President Harry Truman and became a catalyst for the civil rights movement. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
As the first black owner of a catfish plant in the U.S., Ed Scott Jr. built an empire, lost it to discrimination and land robbery, then fought to take back what was his. This is the story of how a farmer became a legend of the Mississippi Delta.
Our world is governed by the rules of Nature, and we are seeing it unleash its power. As global warming accelerates, it’s clear that restoring Nature is our only defense against an uncertain future. Are we ready to change our destiny? Distributed by PBS Distribution.
Do you remember the moment? The one where you discovered you were having twins…or more? You may have been joyful, shocked, and then a little scared. There is a lot of work to bringing one baby home for the first time, but what if you’re bringing home two…or three? Are there things you need to do in your pregnancy with twins that you don’t do when you’re having just one, and how do you prepare for bringing home more than one baby? We’ll talk about all of this and more in Preparing for Twins or More! Twins are one thing, but what if you have MORE?! Handling that many newborn babies at one time can be tough and scary, but here are some ways you can prepare yourself during and after pregnancy to making bringing home your little ones that much easier!
Comparing sports with religion only goes so far, but in early-20th-century America, the reverence accorded baseball and its players resembled the trust and respect a priest might elicit from his parishioners. This program examines the life of the game between 1910 and 1920—the decade in which a godlike figure named Babe Ruth first appeared and the Black Sox scandal threatened, in the words of F. Scott Fitzgerald, to destroy the faith of fifty million people. Also included: profiles of Grover Cleveland Alexander and other players, as well as archival footage of Fenway Park construction. Distributed by PBS Distribution. Part of the series Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns. (2 hours 5 minutes)
FRONTLINE examines living through the year of the pandemic, filmed around the world, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. See how people and countries responded to the virus, across cultures, race, faith and privilege.
This is the story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation. Ironically, it could not survive the progressive polices of the 1960s. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
In the first three months, it may seem that all your baby does at first is eat, sleep, poop, and repeat. But really, a lot of changes occur as your newborn discovers life outside the womb. They are developing physical strength, learning to communicate and interact with you, and taking in all the sights and sounds of their new world. And to top it off, they are hitting important milestones that start them on their way to growing up!
Lidia Bastianich visits men and women serving on the front lines. From coast to coast, she follows police officers, firefighters, paramedics, military and medical workers, and observes the role food plays in these first responders’ lives. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
NASA launches its most ambitious hunt for traces of life on Mars, landing a rover in a rocky, ancient river delta. The rover will stow samples for possible return to Earth and test technology that may pave the way for human travel to Mars. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
This episode digs into the issues at the heart of the 2020 campaign trail. The Electoral College is an American institution — one that goes back to the founding of the nation. But now it’s also become a voting rights issue among Democrats running for president. In this episode of "Off The Trail," we show how different votes are weighed differently in the Electoral College.
When you were first pregnant, you may not have thought too much about the birth. After all, it felt like it was a hundred years away. But now as you near the end, you may have been told that you’re having a c-section, or maybe you’re just concerned that your delivery could turn into a c-section in the end. And you may be wondering, “What will it be like?”
We all want that perfect job that pays the bills and provides for our families. And one that we can love going to every day. But how do you find it? The answer might surprise you, but the place to start first is with you.
If oceans continue to warm at the current pace, coral reefs could be wiped out by the end of the century. But scientists from around the globe are rushing to help corals adapt to a changing climate through assisted evolution. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the surprising lineages of actor Glenn Close and director John Waters, digging into centuries past to encounter a succession of bold forebears who found fortune amidst drama and rebellion. Distributed by PBS Distribution.
On the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, a devastating firestorm engulfed the picturesque city of Paradise, California. By the time the Camp Fire was extinguished, it had killed 85 people, displaced 50,000 residents and destroyed 95% of local structures. Ron Howard presents a moving story of resilience in the face of tragedy, as a community ravaged by disaster comes together to recover what was lost and begin the important task of rebuilding.
ABORTION HELPLINE, THIS IS LISA, winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Shorts at AFI Docs 2020, is a powerful short documentary that exposes how economic stigma and cruel legislation determines who in America has access to abortion. At a women’s health fund in Philadelphia, phone counselors—all called Lisa to protect their anonymity—arrive each morning to the nonstop ring of calls from people who are seeking to end a pregnancy and can’t afford to.
For many Black girls raised in the suburbs, the experiences of going to school, playing on the playground, and living day-to-day life can be uniquely alienating. BLACK GIRL IN SUBURBIA looks at the suburbs of America from the perspective of women of color. Filmmaker Melissa Lowery shares her own childhood memories of navigating racial expectations both subtle and overt-including questions like, "Hey, I just saw a Black guy walking down the street; is that your cousin?" Through conversations with her own daughters, with teachers and scholars who are experts in the personal impacts of growing up a person of color in a predominately white place, this film explores the conflicts that many Black girls in homogeneous hometowns have in relating to both white and Black communities.
This bold, stunning exploration of a white mother who undergoes a radical mastectomy and her Black daughter who embarks on a modeling career reveals the profound effects of body image and the strain of racial and sexual identity on their charged, intensely loving bond. At the heart of Onwurah’s brave excursion into her mother’s scorned sexuality is a provocative interweaving of memory and fantasy. The filmmaker plumbs the depths of maternal strength and daughterly devotion in an unforgettable tribute starring her real-life mother, Madge Onwurah.
This classic, which explores relationships between mothers and their adult daughters, illustrates the missing link between the 'direct cinema' documentaries and the later hybrids that acknowledged truth couldn't always be found in front of a camera lens. “Scandalous in its day for bending the rules of representation to enlighten its audience about filmmaking, DAUGHTER RITE has a lot to teach folks hooked on reality TV, too.
THE DIVIDED BRAIN is a mind-altering odyssey about one man's quest to prove a growing imbalance in our brains, and to help us understand how this makes us increasingly unable to grapple with critical economic, environmental and social issues; ones that shape our very future as a species.
Over six bloody days in June 2000, the Congolese city of Kisangani was the scene of deadly violence between the Ugandan and Rwandan armies. More than 10,000 shells exploded, killing thousands and injuring thousands more.
ENTANGLED chronicles the efforts to protect North Atlantic right whales from extinction, the impacts of those efforts on the lobster industry, and how the National Marine Fisheries Service has struggled to balance the vying interests.
On a desolate American farm in the early 1900's, a farmer is found murdered in his sleep and his wife is jailed as the prime suspect. A powerful adaptation of the 1917 Susan Glaspell short story of the same name, based on her play "Trifles", A JURY OF HER PEERS presents a riveting tale of revenge, justice and women’s shared experience.
Profiled knits the stories of mothers of Black and Latino youth murdered by the NYPD into a powerful indictment of racial profiling and police brutality, and places them within a historical context of the roots of racism in the U.S. Some of the victims—Eric Garner, Michael Brown—are now familiar the world over. Others, like Shantel Davis and Kimani Gray, are remembered mostly by family and friends in their New York neighborhoods.
Filmmaker Amanda Lukoff grew up advocating for her sister Gabrielle, especially whenever she heard the word ‘retard(ed),’ which was far too often. The disparaging word is everywhere – in TV, movies, music, social media, and throughout our public and private communities -- perpetuating negative stereotypes and cultural bias.
Laura Mulvey, author of the seminal essay Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema, helped to establish feminist film theory as a legitimate field of study. With Peter Wollen, she directed one of the most visually stimulating, theoretically rigorous films to emerge from the 1970s. RIDDLES OF THE SPHINX is a landmark fusion of feminism and formal experimentation that seeks to create a non-sexist film language.
This new documentary takes viewers on an eye-opening journey through the life and work of the great Salvador Dalí and his longtime muse and collaborator, Gala. The series begins in 1904 and ends in 1989, the year of his passing. Dalí’s geographies figure prominently in his fascinating story: Portlligat, the location of his only stable home-workshop; his hometown of Figueres, where he created his Dalí Theater-Museum; and Púbol, home to the magnificent Castle he shared with Gala.
In the little town of Kumba, Cameroon, there have been no convictions in spousal abuse cases for 17 years. But two women determined to change their community are making progress that could change their country. This fascinating, often hilarious doc follows the work of State Prosecutor Vera Ngassa and Court President Beatrice Ntuba as they help women fight often-difficult cases of abuse, despite pressures from family and their community to remain silent.
SISTERS RISING is the story of six Native American women fighting to restore personal and tribal sovereignty in the face of ongoing sexual violence against Indigenous women in the United States. Native American women are 2.5 times more likely to experience sexual assault than all other American women. 1 in 3 Native women report having been raped during her lifetime and 86% of the offenses are committed by non-Native men.
Sexual assault and trauma -- and how these experiences intersect with race, class, and sexual orientation -- are rarely discussed in our society. Zanah Thirus’s bold new film, UNLEARNING SEX, explores these topics with complexity and sensitivity, simultaneously raising awareness and opening the door for important conversations.
Every two weeks, a human language disappears. Within a century, 50 to 90 percent of all languages will be gone.
Does it matter?
Linguist Florian Lionnet of Princeton University emphatically believes it does. For years, he’s been documenting Láàl, a language spoken by only 700 people living in two villages on the banks of the Moyen-Chari River, in Southern Chad. Language encodes culture and worldviews, and each time a language disappears, we lose an irreplaceable part of humanity.
Before the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls in 1848, European colonial women lacked even the most basic rights, while Haudenosaunee women had a potent political and spiritual voice and authority in all aspects of their lives. The contact that the early suffragists had with Haudenosaunee women in New York state shaped their thinking and had a vital impact on their struggle for equality that is taken for granted today. The film follows Mohawk Bear Clan Mother Louise Herne and Professor Sally Roesch Wagner as they seek to correct the historical narrative about the origins of women’s rights in the United States.