America Reframed


The Place That Makes Us

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In Youngstown, a new crop of activists and leaders work to revitalize their hometown.
Episodes 2020


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Exploring the Alabama Prison Birth Project at Alabama's women-only Julia Tutwiler Prison.

Vision Portraits

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A filmmaker's journey of how the deterioration of his vision will impact his life & work.
Episodes 2019

The Unafraid

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A humanizing portrait of DACA students banned from Georgia's top public universities.
Episodes 2017

S5 Ep9: Oxyana

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Set among the hills and hollers of Appalachia, Oceana, WV looks like a rural paradise. But this community is under siege: a raging epidemic of prescription drug abuse is so deadly that residents have nicknamed the town “OXYANA.” A close-up look at people who live from one pill to the next, and a harrowing vision of today’s...

S5 Ep8: Vegas Baby

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The Sher Institute in Las Vegas is holding a contest. First prize: a free round of in-vitro fertilization – but even for the winners, there’s no guarantee of success. "Vegas Baby" follows the journeys of three families so desperate to have a child, they’re willing to take the gamble. This may be their last chance to have a...

S5 Ep7: Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story

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Eddy Zheng came to America with his family when he was 12 years old. Then at the age of 16, he committed a horrible crime: home invasion and kidnapping. Year after year he hoped for parole, and after almost 20 years in prison, Zheng was released, a model prisoner who wanted to become a community leader. But his victims ins...

S5 Ep6: Unbroken Glass

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At six-years-old, filmmaker Dinesh Sabu lost both of his parents. Two decades later, worried that he has no memories of his mother and father, he turns a camera on his siblings, trying to understand their parent’s lives and tragic deaths. It's a journey that takes him back to India, a country he barely knows, and it forces...

S5 Ep5: Good Luck Soup

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For filmmaker Matthew Hashiguchi, growing up half Japanese/half Italian in a white Irish-Catholic neighborhood in Cleveland, OH, was a difficult experience. In "Good Luck Soup," Hashiguchi sets out on a journey to discover how the rest of his multi-racial family made sense of their lives and their Japanese American heritag...

Enter The Faun

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The culmination of an intensive two-year collaboration between veteran choreographer Tamar Rogoff and Gregg Mozgala, an actor with cerebral palsy. Their creative exploration, at the intersection of science and art, led them to discover that his diagnosis and physical limitations were not necessarily fixed and immutable.