News

Speaking Grief Documentary and Resources


Moving away from the idea that grief is a problem that needs to be “fixed,” Speaking Grief validates the experience of grievers and guides those wishing to support them. See the on-demand film and extensive resources for exploring the topic of grief.

Extraordinary: The Bill Atkinson Story

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 9:00pm

This film recounts the inspiring life of Father Bill Atkinson (1946-2006), who was paralyzed as a teenager and went on to become the first quadriplegic priest in the U.S.

Governor Cuomo's 2021 State of the State

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:30am

Governor Andrew Cuomo will deliver his 2021 State of the State address on Monday.

Independent Lens "A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem"

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 10:00pm

Three brave cheerleaders take on the NFL, battling for recognition -- and a raise.

City Hall

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 8:00pm

This Frederick Wiseman film shares the fascinating, urgent portrait of Democracy in action.

Election Night Coverage

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 6:00pm

WXXI presents updates and analysis on Election Night from PBS NewsHour and NPR.

Voice of the Voter: Candidate Debate for 55th State Senate District

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 8:00pm

Democrat Samra Brouk and Republican Chris Missick are vying for New York’s 55th Senate District seat and will participate in a Voice of the Voter debate.

Presidential Debate

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 9:00pm

WXXI brings you this final Presidential Debate with complete coverage from PBS NewsHour and NPR.

The Democracy Rebellion: A Reporter's Notebook with Hedrick Smith

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 8:00pm

Journalist Hedrick Smith travels the US looking for positive stories of democratic reform.

Ball of Confusion: The 1968 Presidential Election

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 8:00pm

This film explores how the 1968 election was heavily influenced by the events of that year.