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Homeless at the End

Where do the homeless go when suffering at the end, in the uneasy space between life and death? “Homeless at the End” offers a rare glimpse into the lives of formally homeless people as they struggle to come to terms with the end of their lives, and shows the need for a greater understanding and compassion for the terminally ill homeless as they face the end of life. Shot in a raw and intimate style, “Homeless at the End” tells the very personal stories of homeless residents’ final months and days in a unique hospice setting, Utah’s The INN Between.

Airs 1/23 at 4 a.m.

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Echoes from the Ancients

A tale of 1st Century tragedy and of a 20th Century quest to discover a city lost in time. The program follows explorers to Israel’s Galilee where they uncover a mountaintop civilization destroyed during the First Jewish Revolt. What excavators find in the ruins, is giving new insight into Christianity, Judaism and the history of western culture. “Echoes form the Ancients” is narrated by Academy Award winning actress Anne Bancroft, and produced by WXXI in Rochester, New York.

Airs 1/23 at 2 a.m.

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One Carbon Footprint at a Time

As discussions of the impact of climate change intensify around the world, many Americans are wondering if changes they make in their everyday lives can make a difference. The short answer, as vividly demonstrated in One Carbon Footprint At A Time, a new half hour documentary from award winning filmmaker Bob Gliner (Schools That Change Communities, Barefoot College) is that they can. As seen through the lens of a diverse range of university and middle school students enthusiastically engaged in a wide range of climate change activities as part of the curriculum at their schools – from analyzing the clothes they choose to buy and wear, to the food they grow and eat, to the energy used to power their cell phones, hair dryers and electricity in their homes, and the jobs and lifestyle changes they make after graduation – everyday actions play a critical and potentially inspirational role in impacting climate change.

Airs 1/22 at 2 a.m.


The 46ers

A feature film that captures the imagination and inspiration of those who know scaling the 46 Adirondack Mountain High Peaks in northern New York State as a life-changing experience. The film explores the history of the men and women of the 46ers, a group that supports the hiking and preservation of the high peaks through all seasons. As spectacular as the vistas are as seen atop the High Peaks including Marcy, Cascade and Porter, so are the stories of individuals who embark on this incredible and sometimes treacherous journey. What makes them climb? What keeps them coming back year after year?

Airs 1/22 at 3 a.m.



Dinosaur Echo

A documentary about the renaissance of paleontology in Canada today and what dinosaurs can teach us about climate change. The film introduces us to a new generation of paleontologists who are making extraordinary dinosaur discoveries in Alberta and British Columbia in Canada.

Airs 1/22 at 2:30 a.m.


With Infinite Hope: MLK and the Civil Right Movement

With Infinite Hope looks back at the life, leadership, and legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program follows King’s career from his hiring at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church and leadership of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, through his death on April 4th, 1968 in Memphis. The documentary includes interviews with people who participated in well-known events of the Civil Rights Movement: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Freedom Rides, the Birmingham Children’s March, Selma, and the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike.

Airs 1/21 at 9 p.m.


POV #3008 “Raising Bertie”

An intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. Like many rural areas, Bertie County struggles with a dwindling economy, a declining population, and a high school graduation rate below the state average. This powerful vérité film weaves the young men’s narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity.

Airs 1/20 at 10 p.m., 1/21 at 2 a.m., 1/21 at 10 a.m.


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