FRONTLINE/World | PBS show


Summary: Each episode of FRONTLINE/World on PBS features two or three short stories told by a diverse group of reporters and video journalists. These first-person stories will take viewers on adventurous journeys to foreign lands from Argentina to Zimbabwe. Taking advantage of easily portable digital cameras, our correspondents roam widely, observe closely, and when necessary, film surreptitiously. By presenting viewers with compelling stories from around the planet, the series aims to not only help fill the void in current international news coverage but also to engage the American public in global stories that resonate in their own lives.

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 Jamaica: Girls on Track | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 12:11

Producers Molly Snyder-Fink and Kiran Goldman travel to Jamaica to find out how a country with a smaller population than Chicago can be so dominant in track and field.

 iWitness Honduras: Standoff at the Embassy | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 7:05

Reporter Monica Villamizar discusses the tense standoff between deposed Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and interim president Roberto Micheletti.

 China: Wall Scholar | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 5:44

FRONTLINE/World's Joe Rubin talks to historian David Spindler about his obsession with the Great Wall of China, the results of which go on exhibit this month in San Francisco and New York.

 Brazil: Hired Guns | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 14:48

FRONTLINE/World reporter Siri Schubert examines a violent clash between a landless farmers movement and an agribusiness giant.

 Bangladesh: The Blowback of Corruption | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 7:31

Correspondent David Montero reports on the Canadian energy company Niko Resources Limited, which has left a scarred environmental legacy in Bangladesh.

 California: The Immigration Dilemma | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 11:32

FRONTLINE/World reporter Jason Margolis investigates how a three-year drought and tough economic times are stirring the immigration debate in California's Central Valley.

 iWitness Afghanistan: A Stolen Election? | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 6:51

As evidence of rampant vote rigging, perpetrated mostly by President Hamid Karzai's supporters, continues to stack up, Jason Motlagh reports from Afghanistan.

 iWitness: Jailed in Iran, A Reporter's Story | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 13:10

Photojournalist Iason Athanasiadis-Fowden discusses covering the recent protests in Iran and his subsequent arrest and imprisonment on suspicion of espionage.

 Pakistan: Karachi's Invisible Enemy | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 6:59

Correspondent Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy reports from Karachi on the Taliban fighters arriving among the masses of people displaced from the Swat Valley.

 iWitness Bangladesh: Where Corruption Flows | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 07:45

FRONTLINE/World's David Montero asks one of Bangladesh's leading reporters what happens when a fugitive minister bribed by Siemens and tied to extremists finally turns himself in?.

 West Papua: The Clever One | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 15:03

Filmmaker Josiah Hooper travels to West Papua, Indonesia, with painter Mary Jo McConnell to track down a peculiar artistic inspiration: the Vogelkop Bowerbird.

 Guatemala: A Tale of Two Villages | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 15:13

Filmmakers Greg Brosnan and Jennifer Szymaszek take a look at the lasting effects a U.S. immigration raid in Postville, Iowa, had on two small villages in Guatemala.

 Vietnam: Wheels of Change | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 10:02

Correspondent Marjorie McAfee explores a unique partnership between an American wheelchair designer and a Vietnamese factory owner that is helping thousands of Vietnamese.

 Egypt: Middle East, Inc. | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 20:45

Correspondent Amanda Pike examines the youth unemployment epidemic in Egypt and discovers an organization trying to cure it by teaching entrepreneurship.

 Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground | File Type: video/x-m4v | Duration: 20:44

FRONTLINE/World presents a global investigation into the dumping and dangerous recycling of hundreds of millions of pounds of electronic waste across the developing world.


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