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Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle

Watch Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 8pm-11pm | Join host Liev Schreiber to trace the development of comic book heroes and their powerful legacy.

POV | 56 Up

Watch Monday, October 14, 2013 at 10pm | Return to England for the eighth film in a series that’s followed the same group since age seven.

FRONTLINE | League of Denial
FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

Watch Tuesday October, 8 2013 at 9pm | In a special two-part investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

Quest for the Lost Maya

Watch Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 10pm | Explore archaeological evidence of a previously unknown Mayan society based in the Yucatan Peninsula of southern Mexico.

FRONTLINE | Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

Watch Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 10pm | Witness an unprecedented account of the crisis inside Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex after the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011.

Brooklyn Castle
POV | Brooklyn Castle

Watch October 7, 2013 at 10pm on WMHT TV & October 8 at 7:30pm on WORLD | Don't miss this inspiring documentary about a junior high chess team that challenges the norms of inner city public schools.

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

New York NOW: Education & History

New teachers union President wants to increase union's political potency

There’s a big change at state’s largest teacher’s union, New York State United Teachers, as members elected new leadership after months of unrest over the state’s flawed roll out of the new Common ...

POV Documentary Blog

Apply for Britdoc’s PUMA Impact Award

Our friends at Britdoc are bringing back The PUMA Impact Award for the 4th year. Submit your film before April 28th to this annual prize honoring the best in documentary filmmaking for social change.

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Online Sneak Peak Screening with American Masters and The Sierra Club

Join Sierra Club conservationist Bruce Hamilton for a special sneak preview screening of American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire. We'll gather together to watch the first 20 minutes of the film, chat...