Race in America is a collection of films by and about individuals from multicultural communities across the country and around the globe. Watch on-air, stream online and share the voices, the stories on WORLD and from our partners in public media.
America ReFramed brings to life compelling stories, personal voices and experiences that illuminate the contours of our ever-changing country. Since 2012, the series has premiered 170 films - more than half helmed by female makers and a third credited to BIPOC makers - centering stories of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities, the formerly incarcerated, veterans, immigrants and more.
DOC WORLD brings international documentaries from around the globe to a US audience. The films explore social concerns, cultural touchstones, political hot topics and environmental issues, revealing the commonalities and differences that peoples and cultures experience. Told with authentic voices, the series offers a unique and contemporary window into stories that surprise, inform and delight.
Culled from public television stations and independent producers from across the country, LOCAL, USA is a half-hour series featuring fascinating stories of diverse people, curated around a single theme.
Stories have the power to astonish us, make us laugh and cry, and open our hearts to the world. Hosted by Wes Hazard and Theresa Okokon, STORIES FROM THE STAGE invites storytellers from around the world to share extraordinary tales of what it means to be human. Each episode features both on-stage performances and interviews about their inspirations and craft, and the meaning behind their stories.
Powerful stories can bring people together despite impossible differences and tumultuous times. From Liz Cheng and Patricia Alvarado Núñez, the executive producers & co-creators of WORLD Channel's STORIES FROM THE STAGE, welcome to THE PODCAST. This audio series features the most memorable stories and in some cases, the ‘next chapter’ - what happened after storytellers exited the stage.
Experience the personal stories behind the headlines. Devoted to telling stories that humanize complex issues, WORLD shares the best of public media in news, documentaries, and informational programming that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures. WORLD's focus is on its original content, offering a national platform to makers examining issues too often ignored by mainstream media.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community has been plagued by heightened hate. This AANHPI Heritage Month, watch films that honor the struggles faced and celebrate the accomplishments of this vibrant community.
WORLD Channel presents films rich with voices from the Indigenous community. With the leadership of our partner Vision Maker Media, we invite you to listen and learn from these Native storytellers.
Now in its sixth season, Stories from the Stage invites ordinary people from all walks of life, each with a unique life experience to share, on stage to share their extraordinary first-person experiences exploring everything from identity and representation to love and family. Tune in on-air or online every Monday at 9:30/8:30c, and keep the story going with Stories from the Stage: The Podcast.
From DACA students fighting to continue their education to the reelection campaign for Rhode Island city councilwoman Carmen Castillo, WORLD Channel is committed to bringing the diverse faces and voices of the Latinx community front and center.
June marks the celebration of PRIDE, a time to honor LGBTQIA+ trailblazers that represent owning your truth. During PRIDE Month, WORLD Channel shares stories of community leaders, friends, families and creators who take pride in themselves.
Even during difficult times, women – mothers, daughters, sisters and more – persevere, continuing to make it their life's mission to open doors for the generations to come. During Women's History Month in March, WORLD shares the stories of women and girls who have defied social norms for the opportunity at equality.
Black history is American history. As we renew our collective commitment to lifting up the stories of Black movement makers and culture creators who define our world. Celebrate Black History Month with stories of leaders, artists, and everyday individuals making waves.