Series: Global Voices
A new international independent documentary series from the Independent Television Service (ITVS), GLOBAL VOICES samples the best of international documentary. In its premiere season, the series features five all-new global docs and 21 notable international documentaries that have previously aired on PBS in other forums.
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 8:00am
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 3:00am
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 9:00am
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 12:00am
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 8:00am
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 2:00pm
For over 500 years the indigenous people of the Andes have had to endure racism and discrimination. Now, with democracy on their side, the time has come for a change. Following two newly elected indigenous leaders from the campaign trail to their first year in office, filmmaker Rodrigo Vasquez journeys into the heart of the democratic revolution in Bolivia.
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.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 3:00am
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 9:00am
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 12:00am
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 3:00am
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 9:00am
How do you change the world? From Live Aid to Make Poverty History, celebrities have become activists against poverty. Bob Geldof and Bono have been the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of the poor. But have their concerts and campaigns really lifted millions out of poverty? Geldof, Bono and Bill Gates speak candidly about how to lobby effectively and how to play to politicians' weaknesses for glitz and popularity.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 3:00am
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 9:00am
How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. Zambia has the 3rd largest copper reserves in the world, but 60% of the population live on less than $1 a day and 80% are unemployed. Based on original research into public documents, the film describes the tax system employed by multinational companies in Africa.
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 3:00am
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:00am
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 9:00am