Season episodes list 8


S08E01 : The World According to Sesame Street (aired on 10/24/2006)

The World According to Sesame Street is a 2005 feature-length documentary created by Participant…

S08E02 : Muskrat Lovely (aired on 10/31/2006)

Follows a close-knit Chesapeake Bay community and the events of the 50th crowning of Miss Outdoors.

S08E03 : Still Life with Animated Dogs (aired on 10/24/2006)

Animator Paul Fierlinger presents humorous observations of people, dogs & things of a divine nature.

S08E04 : Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire (aired on 11/07/2006)

Looks at the life and colorful career of the multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist.

S08E05 : Democracy on Deadline: The Global Struggle for an Independent Press (aired on 11/21/2006)

Journalists and champions of independent media work to make and keep their societies free.

S08E06 : Two Square Miles (aired on 11/28/2006)

Residents, artists and activists in Hudson, N.Y., protest the proposal for a multinational…

S08E07 : A Sad Flower in the Sand (aired on 12/12/2006)

A SAD FLOWER IN THE SAND is the first major film documentary about a largely unsung writer of the…

S08E08 : Revolucion: Five Visions (aired on 12/19/2006)

This documentary tells the story of five Cuban photographers whose lives and work span more than…

S08E09 : Short Stack 2006 (aired on 12/26/2006)

A selection of four short films that focus on teenagers struggling with different…

S08E10 : A Fish Story (aired on 01/02/2007)

Meet two women who lead in a battle against a coalition of national environmental groups for…

S08E11 : Shadya 8.4/10 (aired on 01/16/2007)

Shadya Zoabi, a charismatic 17-year-old karate world champion, strives to succeed on her own terms…

S08E12 : Beyond the Call (aired on 01/23/2007)

Three men travel the world delivering live-saving humanitarian aid to civilians and doctors.

S08E13 : Twisted (aired on 01/30/2007)

Meet people with a neurological disorder that causes their muscles to twist in abnormal movements.

S08E14 : Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life 9.3/10 (aired on 02/06/2007)

Explore the life and career of the unheralded man who changed jazz and popular music forever.

S08E15 : Motherland Afghanistan 7.2/10 (aired on 02/13/2007)

1 in 7 Afghan women dies in childbirth. Sedika Mojadidi explores the people behind these statistics.

S08E16 : Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes 8.6/10 (aired on 02/20/2007)

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes is a 2006 documentary film written, produced, and directed by…

S08E17 : Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? 8.3/10 (aired on 02/27/2007)

Follow the 2004 Missouri campaign of unknown Jeff Smith, that took on the political establishment.

S08E18 : Stolen 7/10 (aired on 03/20/2007)

In 1990, two thieves dressed as police officers gained entrance to the Isabella Stewart Gardner…

S08E19 : Race to Execution 8.43/10 (aired on 03/02/2007)

Race discrimination infects America’s capital punishment system. According to a landmark study…

S08E20 : China Blue (aired on 04/03/2007)

They live crowded together in cement factory dormitories where water has to be carried upstairs in…

S08E21 : Black Gold (aired on 04/10/2007)

This eye-opening expose of the $80 billion coffee industry traces one man's fight for fair trade.

S08E22 : Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room 7.9/10 (aired on 04/24/2007)

Enron dives from the seventh largest US company to bankruptcy in less than a year in this tale told…

S08E23 : The Cats of Mirikitani (aired on 05/08/2007)

In 2001, Japanese American painter Jimmy Mirikitani, over 80 years old, is living in the streets of…

S08E24 : Sentenced Home (aired on 05/15/2007)

Three young Cambodian refugees find themselves caught between a tragic past & an uncertain future.

S08E25 : Knocking (aired on 05/22/2007)

Reveals how Jehovah's Witnesses have helped shape history beyond the doorstep.

S08E26 : The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (aired on 05/29/2007)

This film tells the true story of a bohemian St. Francis and his remarkable relationship with a…

S08E27 : La Lupe: Queen of Latin Soul 7.9/10 (aired on 06/05/2007)

Legendary Afro-Cuban pop singer Lupe Victoria Yoli, “The Queen of Latin Soul Music,” aka La Lupe or…