Season episodes list 5

S05E01

S05E01 : Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz (aired on 10/14/2003)

This film takes a look at the work of Brazilian-born contemporary conceptual artist and rising star…
S05E02

S05E02 : Foto-Novelas 2: Junkyard Saints and Broken Sky 7.6/10 (aired on 10/21/2003)

A spiritual thriller set in an automotive graveyard and a story based on a real-life plane crash.
S05E03

S05E03 : Shaolin Ulysses: Kungfu Monks in America (aired on 10/28/2003)

The famous fighting monks of the Shaolin Monastery have seen a resurgence throughout the world,…
S05E04

S05E04 : A Wedding in Ramallah (aired on 11/04/2003)

This program puts a human face on the Middle East conflict by chronicling the story of Bassam, a…
S05E05

S05E05 : Be Good, Smile Pretty 7.7/10 (aired on 11/11/2003)

This personal documentary chronicles the filmmaker's struggle to know and grieve for the father she…
S05E06

S05E06 : Livermore (aired on 11/25/2003)

Part history, part mystery, part comedy, this program is an offbeat look at one eccentric…
S05E07

S05E07 : Eroica! (aired on 12/09/2003)

A unique classical music ensemble of three young women take the musical world by storm,…
S05E08

S05E08 : Loaded Gun: Life, and Death, and Dickinson (aired on 12/16/2003)

Recruiting a stand-up comic, a rock band, feuding academics and Hollywood actresses to his cause,…
S05E09

S05E09 : Get the Fire! Young Mormon Missionaries Abroad (aired on 12/23/2003)

Three young Mormon men, age 19, embark on a two-year rite of passage in Germany as part of a…
S05E10

S05E10 : Man Bites Shorts (aired on 12/30/2003)

Short film block: "Title": Directed by "Compulsory Breathing": David Munro "Don't Nobody Love…
S05E11

S05E11 : Make 'em Dance: The Hackberry Ramblers' Story (aired on 01/13/2004)

For nearly 70 years, the Hackberry Ramblers have played an infectious, toe-tapping blend of Cajun…
S05E12

S05E12 : Life Matters (aired on 01/20/2004)

A straight-arrow rural Texan Pentecostal/Baptist minister, Curtis Boyd relinquished the pulpit in…
S05E13

S05E13 : Why Can't We Be a Family Again? / Downpour Resurfacing (aired on 01/27/2004)

Raised by their grandmother, young Raymond and Danny continue to hold out hope for their mother's…
S05E14

S05E14 : Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property (aired on 02/10/2004)

A "troublesome property" for his master, Nat Turner has remained a " troublesome property" for the…
S05E15

S05E15 : A Place of Our Own: Black Resort Communities and the African American Dream (aired on 02/17/2004)

Stanley Nelson is a third-generation, upper middle-class African American who spent the past 40…
S05E16

S05E16 : Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew 8.2/10 (aired on 02/24/2004)

Jimmy Scott's voice conveys a young boy's innocence, a soft sensuality and the lessons of 76…
S05E17

S05E17 : Sentencing the Victim (aired on 03/02/2004)

After Joanna Katz, a South Carolina woman, was brutally tortured and gang-raped, she survived to…
S05E18

S05E18 : T-Shirt Travels (aired on 03/23/2004)

As a worker with an international aid organization stationed in a remote village in Zambia,…
S05E19

S05E19 : Every Child is Born a Poet: The Life and Work of Piri Thomas (aired on 04/06/2004)

In his life and his work, acclaimed Afro-Cuban-Puerto Rican poet Piri Thomas has used creative…
S05E20

S05E20 : Love Inventory (aired on 04/13/2004)

Israeli filmmaker David Fisher inspires his four siblings to begin an emotionally challenging…
S05E21

S05E21 : Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (aired on 04/20/2004)

When Harvard expelled faculty members Richard Alpert and Timothy Leary in 1963 for LSD…
S05E22

S05E22 : The Weather Underground 7.6/10 (aired on 04/27/2004)

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical…
S05E23

S05E23 : One Night at the Grand Star / Double Exposure (aired on 05/04/2004)

In Los Angeles, there's only one place where you can celebrate the synchronicity of an old-school…
S05E24

S05E24 : Refugee (aired on 05/11/2004)

Three young Cambodian American men, raised on the streets of San Francisco's tough Tenderloin…
S05E25

S05E25 : Death of a Shaman (aired on 05/27/2004)

Through a journey that takes her back to her roots in Thailand, a young Mien woman from Sacramento…
S05E26

S05E26 : Cosmopolitan (aired on 06/01/2004)

When his wife and daughter abandon him, East Indian immigrant Gopal (Roshan Seth) reinvents himself…
S05E27

S05E27 : Sumo East and West 7.5/10 (aired on 06/08/2004)

In recent years, the ancient art of sumo has witnessed the rise of an increasing number of…
S05E28

S05E28 : The Amasong Chorus: Singing Out (aired on 06/15/2004)

When lesbian music student Kristina Boerger moved to a small Illinois college town, she didn't find…