POV: Season 28 (2015)


Season 28
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Air date: Jun 22, 2015

Season 28 opens with "Out in the Night," about four African-American lesbian friends who became embroiled in a melee with a man who had verbally and physically attacked them in 2006 NYC. He was stabbed; and they were eventually convicted of gang assault. The case spurred sensationalized press coverage, with headlines labeling them a "Gang of Killer Lesbians." Included: remarks from the women, their families and one of the arresting officers; and surveillance-camera footage of the confrontation.

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Air date: Jun 29, 2015

"The Overnighters," about the North Dakota oil boom, details the goings-on at a Williston church whose pastor turned it into a makeshift dorm for folks unable to find housing. The emigres moved to the region in hopes of finding work. Some have, some haven't, but a housing shortage means they have nowhere to live. Not all in the community welcome the arrangement, however. Also: the Immigrant Nation short "The Caretaker"; and StoryCorps shorts "A More Perfect Union" and "The Last Viewing."

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Air date: Jul 6, 2015

A single dad in Seattle and a mother of two in NYC navigate the child welfare system in hopes of regaining custody of their children, who were removed from their care due to neglect. Patrick lost his daughter after he alerted CPS about her meth-addicted mother; he was addicted, too, but is now recovering. Hannah lost her kids after leaving them with her mom for nights on end. She's since married and is again pregnant; and her husband supports her in her quest to put her family back together.

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Air date: Jul 13, 2015

A look at Internet addiction in China via the experiences of teens at Daxing Boot Camp in Beijing, one of some 400 rehabilitation centers created by the government to treat the disorder. Patients, who are kept under constant surveillance, take part in rigorous exercise, group therapy, brain scans and classroom instruction. "It is an abyss swallowing my son," says one mother of why she sought help for her son. It's also not cheap. Parents, many at their wits' end, often borrow money to pay.

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Air date: Jul 20, 2015

The transformation of a one-time goalie for the Syrian national soccer team from peaceful protester to armed opponent of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime is chronicled. In 2011, when the documentary begins, 19-year-old Abdul Basset Saroot—once voted the second best goalie in Asia—is singing protest songs to like-minded people in Homs. The regime responds to the protests, however, with artillery fire, tanks, jets and snipers. Assad and his friends see no option but one: take up arms.

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Air date: Jul 27, 2015

Five Chilean women meet each month for tea and pastries, a tradition they've maintained for 60 years. Through the decades, they've experienced many personal and societal changes; and weathered disagreements amongst themselves.

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Air date: Aug 3, 2015

A look at life along the Sudan-South Sudan border, where many who fought to create South Sudan found themselves on the wrong side of the border once it was established in 2011. They harvest crops, raise cattle, try to avoid air raids—and make music on instruments made from found objects.

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Air date: Aug 17, 2015

The experiences of adolescent immigrants in Switzerland who are enrolled in an integration class, which is mandatory for anyone receiving government support, are chronicled. Among the pupils: a young man from Afghanistan who needs to raise $20,000 to repay a loan or see his parents, who remain in his home country, lose their property; and a brother and sister who left Serbia after their mother died. It's a challenging time for the students, as they must balance their dreams with reality.

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Air date: Aug 24, 2015

The saga of Matt VanDyke, a one-time American couch potato who chronicled his transformation into a motorcycle-riding rebel in the Middle East and North Africa. In 2011, he joined the fight against Muammar Gaddafi; and, after being captured by government forces, spent months in solitary confinement before being freed by the rebels. In addition to charting his evolution, the documentary explores questions about manhood, personal risk and the nature of war in the era of selfies and social media.

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Air date: Aug 31, 2015

A look at human trafficking in Cambodia through the eyes of an ex-slave who, upon her return home, isn't welcomed by her mother; a trafficker who sells people, mostly girls; and a recruiter who funnels girls, including her daughter, to the trafficker. Included: the political and economic roots of human trafficking; and the moral choices made by those on both sides of the equation.

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