Category Archives: Documentary

Watch “Zero Tolerance,” A Frontline PBS Documentary About Immigration And President Trump

FRONTLINE investigates how President Trump turned immigration into a powerful political weapon. A weapon that fueled division and violence.

The documentary goes inside the efforts of three political insurgents. This to tap into populist anger.

The transformation of the Republican Party and crack down on immigration are examined as well. Watch the full documentary below.

VICE Travels To Florida To Find Out Why This Man Has Eaten Only Mac And Cheese For The Past 17 Years

For most people, eating nothing but mac and cheese seems like a childhood fantasy. But for 20-year-old Austin Davis, who has been eating nothing but mac and cheese for the past 17 years, it’s not a fantasy — it’s his reality and has become his affliction. For Austin, it’s about much more than just “liking” mac and cheese.

Austin suffers from Selective Eating Disorder, also known as Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. It’s an anxiety disorder that’s characterized by the persistent refusal to eat specific foods or refusal to eat any type of food due to a negative response from certain sensory characteristics of that food.

VICE travels to Florida to meet Austin to learn more about the origins of his eating disorder and join him as he embarks on his journey towards recovery. Watch the full episode below.

“On the President’s Orders” Is An Unprecedented Look At The War On Drugs In The Philippines

This documentary is a searing, on-the-ground look at President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly campaign. A campaign against suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines.

“On the President’s Orders” is told with unprecedented access to the police themselves. It offers a gripping, visually stunning window into the war on drugs, those carrying it out, and those most impacted by it.

It’s a detailed journalistic marvel. Watch the full film below.

PBS Frontline Examines The Fascination With Social Media In “Generation Like”

Social media gives teens new platforms for self-expression, validation and even potential fame. However, at what cost?

Today, thanks to the internet, teens are able to connect and engage with their culture, celebrities, movies, brands – in ways never before possible. That is real empowerment, but do corporations and marketers quietly hold the upper hand?

FRONTLINE’s 2014 film explores how the teen quest for identity has migrated to the web, and the possible ramifications for “Generation Like.” Watch the full documentary below.

BBC Africa Eye Looks Inside Nigeria’s Kidnap Crisis In This New Documentary

Nigeria is in the grip of a kidnapping epidemic. Thousands of Nigerians have fallen victim, and millions of dollars in ransoms have been paid.

But the Intelligence Response Team, led by a man nicknamed “Nigeria’s Super Cop”, are taking the fight to the kidnappers. Is the unit the solution to the Nigeria’s kidnap crisis?

BBC Africa’s Kunle Falayi has been given exclusive access to the unit.

Why Miami’s Street Racers Are Turning to Legal Raceways

Street racing has long been popular in Miami with a variety of groups. Some of those gather at undisclosed locations off U.S. Highway 27.

However, others opt for conspicuous city landmarks. The rise in fatal accidents and the risk of getting caught has driven some people to get off the streets and onto the track.

VICE traveled to Miami to take a look inside the illegal street racing scene and the legal alternatives some drivers are turning to. Watch the full episode below:

PBS And FRONTLINE Reveals The Hidden Story Of The NFL And Brain Injuries

The National Football League presides over America’s indisputable national pastime. However, the league is under assault.

Thousands of former players have claimed it tried to cover up how football inflicted their long-term brain injuries. What did the NFL know, and when did it know it?

PBS covered this story for their FRONTLINE “League of Denial” feature. Watch the full documentary below: