On-Demand World Channel: Asian-American Pacific Islander Collection 2022

A collection of films by and about individuals amplifying and affirming Asian American Pacific Islander voices 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.


The R-Word, Free Virtual Screening


Presented as part of Move to Include, this film takes a purposeful look into the long-reaching history and lasting implications of the word retard(ed) and current attitudes and perceptions about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 


The Black Church Virtual Screening and Q&A

Thu, 02/11/2021 - 7:00pm

Series Host and Executive Producer Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and PBS Chief Programming Executive Sylvia Bugg discuss the upcoming PBS special The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.


WXXI Celebrates African-American Contributions

Sat, 05/01/2021 - 6:00am

Learn more about the amazing contributions these 40 individuals have made.


The Man Who Saved 669 Children

Sun, 05/28/2023 - 1:00pm

He never considered himself a hero, yet on the eve of World War II Nicholas Winton became "The Man Who Saved 669 Children."


American Experience: Goin’ Back to T-Town

Tue, 05/23/2023 - 9:00pm

The story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation.


Zora Neale Hurston – Filmmaker Talk with Tracy Heather Strain on Facebook Live

Wed, 05/10/2023 - 8:00pm

Join us for a program with award winning filmmaker, Tracy Heather Strain, who is the director of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE’s ZORA NEALE HURSTON: Claiming A Space on PBS. 


Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March

Tue, 05/02/2023 - 10:00pm

Explore the fight against Asian American hate following the March 2021 mass shootings at three spas in Atlanta.


Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein

Wed, 04/26/2023 - 10:00pm

In this documentary series, David Rubenstein explores America’s 400-year history through a close examination of iconic national symbols.


The Story of D-Day Forecast: Three Days in June

Wed, 04/12/2023 - 10:00pm

For a few tense days in June 1944, the success of the D-Day military invasion was completely reliant on weather readings taken by a young woman at a remote weather station on Ireland’s west coast.

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