WXXI World

Inheritance

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 8:00pm

This film chronicles the medical and emotional journeys of three women from diverse backgrounds. 

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Muhammad Ali

Sun, 10/03/2021 - 1:30pm

This four-part documentary brings to life the iconic heavyweight boxing champion who became an inspiration to people everywhere.

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Citizen Hearst, an American Experience presentation

Sat, 10/02/2021 - 1:00pm

Explore the life of William Randolph Hearst. The model for Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane, he controlled a vast media empire, wielded unprecedented power and influence, and forever transformed the media’s role in American life and politics. 

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Unladylike2020: American Masters

Sat, 07/31/2021 - 3:00pm

Illuminating the stories of extraordinary American heroines from the early years of feminism, this special features courageous, little-known, and diverse female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century.

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Icon: Music Through the Lens

Sat, 07/17/2021 - 7:00pm

Revel in the eye-opening, thrilling world of live music photography.

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Slavery by Another Name

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 8:00pm

This film gives voice to the largely forgotten victims and perpetrators of forced labor and features their descendants living today.

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America ReFramed: Vision Portraits

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 8:00pm

Acclaimed director Rodney Evans (Brother to Brother and The Happy Sad) takes viewers on a personal journey as he ponders how the deterioration of his vision will impact his life and work as a filmmaker. 

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America ReFramed: Curtain Up!

Sat, 05/15/2021 - 7:00pm

This film follows the theater club of PS 124 in New York City's Chinatown as they prepare for a big musical production of "Frozen Kids."

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Touching the Sound: The Improbable Journey of Nobuyuki Tsujii

Sat, 10/16/2021 - 5:00pm

This film traces the artistic development of this remarkable young musician, from an early ability to play piano by ear, to his gold medal triumph in the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to his debut at Carnegie Hall.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life on WXXI-World

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 8:00pm

Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.

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