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Invoking Justice (Episode #607)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 25, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Behind The Rainbow (Episode #608)

KQED World: Sun, Nov 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

More than a decade after the inauguration of Nelson Mandela, South Africa was slated to become the host of the World Cup in 2010 - a public affirmation of its break with its violent legacy of apartheid. But while the founding Freedom Charter of the African National Congress (ANC) outlined ideals for "a better life for all," harsh inequalities still existed, from xenophobic attacks to corruption scandals and township protests. As a new decade looms, post-apartheid South Africa is at a crucial and dangerous crossroads.
With the 2009 presidential election as a backdrop, this documentary gives a previously untold account of the country's political problems, struggles, and realities. It explores the transition of the ANC from a liberation organization into South Africa's ruling party, through the evolution of the relationship between two of its most prominent veterans, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma.
Exiled under apartheid, they were once brothers in arms. Under Mandela's administration, they loyally labored to build a non-racial state. Now, they are bitter rivals. Their duel threatens to tear apart the ANC and the country, as the poor desperately seek hope in change and the elite fight for the spoils of victory. The film features key interviews with ANC current and former leaders, including Jacob Zuma, Kgalema Motlanthe, Pallo Jordan, Thabo Mbeki, and Terror Lekota. Examining previous events that the country's political decision-makers have agreed to bury for the sake of democracy, this is a behind-the-scenes look at South Africa's seemingly miraculous transformation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 25, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Welcome to the World (Episode #528)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Is it worse to be born poor than to die poor? 130 million babies are born each year, and not one of them decides where they?ll be born or how they'll live. In Cambodia, you're likely to be born to a family living on less than $1/day. In Sierra Leone chances of surviving the first year are half those of the worldwide average Brian Hill takes a worldwide trip to meet the newest generation - In the US Starr's new baby could well be one more of 1.6 million homeless children now living in the streets.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 21, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

A Village Called Versailles (Episode #613)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

The incredible story of this little-known, tight-knit community in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. When the storm devastated New Orleans in August 2005, Versailles residents rebuilt their neighborhood faster than any other damaged neighborhood in the city, only to find themselves threatened by a new toxic landfill slated to open just two miles away. Forced out of Vietnam by the war 30 years ago, many residents felt their homes were being taken away from them once again.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 20, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Invoking Justice (Episode #607)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Poor Us: The Animated History of Poverty (Episode #525)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Do we know what poverty is? The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age, Ben Lewis's film takes us through the changing world of poverty. You go to sleep, you dream, you become poor through the ages. And when you awake, what can you say about poverty now? There are still very poor people, to be sure, but the new poverty has more to do with inequality?

Invoking Justice (Episode #607)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 18, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Muslim women from a small town in South India deliver justice in their own courts, posing a radical challenge to their traditional Muslim community and clergy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Bolinao 52 (Episode #606)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 11, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

A group of Vietnamese survivors of a tragic boat accident struggle to find peace years after the incident took place.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 13, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 13, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 12, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 11, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Ninos De La Memoria (Episode #605)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 4, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Hundreds - possibly thousands - of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Ninos de la Memoria follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 6, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 6, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 5, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 5, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 4, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
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