For two centuries, American whale oil lit the world - powering the start of the industrial revolution and laying the groundwork for a truly global economy.
Acclaimed filmmaker, Mark Lewis, reveals the grace, beauty and fierce ambition under the surface of synchronized swimming.
Please join WXXI on Wednesday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. for a screening of a Second Opinion episode on Menopause and Therapy Options.
Please join us for a special screening more than 30 mini-documentaries produced by local teens who share, through film, the issues they face as emerging adults.
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Stories of babysitters, and what goes on while mom and dad are away that mom and dad never find out about.
The first documentary entirely dedicated to the story of Rudolph Vrba and Alfred Wetzler’s heroic efforts to expose Nazi atrocities and save lives.
A revealing look at the determination of one American lawyer to bring a Chadian dictator to international justice.
IN THE LIFE talks to hate crime victims and perpetrators about the nature of hate.
This groundbreaking series telling the definitive story of the early Civil Rights Era returns with parts 3 & 4 of this award winning 6 part documentary.
Neil Patrick Harris narrates hopeful stories that show how dogs can affect everyone’s life.
Katie Couric and the Sesame Street Muppets help families cope with death, presenting strategies that are child-appropriate and useful for the whole family.
FRONTLINE goes behind closed doors to examine the political battles and costly compromises that defined the Obama administration’s efforts toward healthcare reform.
It was the largest public health experiment in American history — a crusade that eradicated polio, one of the 20th-century’s most dreaded diseases.
A Tibetan disciple’s search for the reincarnation of his late master.
Families can join their favorite characters from Curious George, Sesame Street, Super Why! and more as they learn about solar power, pollution, water conservation, biospheres and saving the rainforest.
Growing Greener Schools takes a look at green education and engaging students in green schoolyards and gardens, transportation, recycling, stewardship and more.
Young American Heroes follows Frederick Douglass' early life from slavery to freedom.
This film takes the overlooked Robbins’ masterpiece off the stage and places it into the landscapes that inspired it, filmed on locations all over the five boroughs of New York City.