Tuesday, February 4, 7:00pm
Youth Unstoppable takes us inside the rise of the Global Youth Climate Movement, following the evolution of a diverse network of youth rising up to shape the world they will live in.
Wednesday, February 12, 6:30pm
Rigged chronicles how the right to vote is being undercut by a decade of dirty tricks – including the partisan use of gerrymandering and voter purges, and the gutting of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court.
Wednesday, February 19, 6:30pm
Hopes soar when a Chinese glass company opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant in Dayton, Ohio. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.
Wednesday, February 26, 6:30pm
In Hungry to Learn, we meet the faces behind an American crisis — college students so strapped to pay tuition that they don’t have enough money to eat.
Wednesday, March 4, 6:30pm
When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.
Wednesday, March 11, 7:00pm
Roll Red Roll is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep-seated and social media-fueled “boys will be boys” rape culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America.
Wednesday, February 13, 6:30pm
The Devil We Know is the story of how one synthetic chemical, used to make Teflon products, contaminated a West Virginia community. But new research hints at a much broader problem: nearly all Americans are affected by exposure to non-stick chemicals in food, drinking water, and consumer products.
Wednesday, February 20, 6:30pm
Invisible Lines is a frank, unscripted conversation about segregation, racism, and discrimination by a diverse pool of Milwaukeeans (activists, artists, students, and historians all participate).
Wednesday, February 27, 6:30pm
We humans are a force of nature. At the same time human activities alter the basic elements of life – earth, air, water, and fire – those elements change human life. In an arresting new documentary from the producers of Racing Extinction, The Cove and Chasing Ice, environmental photographer James Balog captures the lives of everyday Americans on the front lines of climate change.
Wednesday, March 6, 6:30pm
Renowned media scholar Robert McChesney traces how the democratizing potential of the internet has been radically compromised by the logic of capitalism and the unaccountable power of a handful of telecom and tech monopolies.