America Reframed

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Series Summary
Through 26 independent films, this series focuses on topics related to health care, immigration, the workplace and politics, complete with personal stories that illustrate a transforming American culture and its diversity. Episodes include "Chisholm '72," which documents the story of the first black woman to run for president; "La Americana," the story of an immigrant who comes to America to support her disabled daughter; and "Trust," which addresses the issue of urban poverty.

Air Dates: 2012 - Present

Genres: Documentary

Network: WORLD

  • Season 4, Ep. 11 : Reversing the MississippiApr 12, 2016

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    Marcin Jakubowski's Global Village Construction Set provides tools for a self-sustaining village; Nat Turner transforms an abandoned grocery store in New Orleans into a community youth education center called Our School at Blair Grocery.

  • Season 4, Ep. 4 : AdamaFeb 23, 2016

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    A teenage Muslim girl from Harlem, N.Y., is arrested after being identified in an FBI document as an imminent threat to the U.S.

  • Season 4, Ep. 1 : Old SouthFeb 2, 2016

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    A group of men from the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity, representatives of Southern tradition who are also known to fly the Confederate flag, move into a historically black neighborhood in Georgia.

  • Season 3, Ep. 24 : By the River of BabylonJun 16, 2015

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    The efforts to levee and control the Mississippi River and the dredging of swamps hinder the ecosystem and marshland of south Louisiana, the area below the Mississippi River that once gave rise to Cajun and Creole music, food and culture.

  • Season 3, Ep. 13 : Yellow FeverMar 31, 2015

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    After serving in the U.S. Army, a Navajo veteran lobbies Congress for the creation of an equitable energy policy.

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