Season episodes list 9


S09E01 : Wordplay (aired on 10/16/2007)

Fifty million Americans do crossword puzzles each week, many in the venerable New York Times, where…

S09E02 : Please Vote for Me (aired on 10/23/2007)

This film follows eight-year-old students in an elementary school in China as they campaign for…

S09E03 : Storm of Emotions (aired on 10/30/2007)

This is a film explores the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip and efforts to achieve…

S09E04 : Red White Black & Blue (aired on 11/06/2007)

U.S. soldiers who fought on the island of Attu in Alaska during WWII journey back to the location.

S09E05 : Miss Navajo (aired on 11/13/2007)

Follows contestants in their quest for the Miss Navajo Nation crown, featuring stories of winners.

S09E06 : The Creek Runs Red (aired on 11/20/2007)

A town facing serious health risks and age-old racial tensions between Indian and white society.

S09E07 : Sisters in Law (aired on 11/27/2007)

A look at a small courthouse in Cameroon where two women help others fight against cases of abuse.

S09E08 : The Paper (aired on 12/11/2007)

Chronicles the pressure of a year in the life of Pennsylvania State University's Daily Collegian.

S09E09 : An Unreasonable Man (aired on 12/18/2007)

This program offers an unsparing look at Ralph Nader, one of the most important and controversial…

S09E10 : Today's Man (aired on 01/08/2008)

The story of Nicky Gottlieb, a former child genius diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at age 21.

S09E11 : Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita (aired on 01/15/2008)

Dr. Jack Kessler, a prominent neurologist, shifts his diabetes research to stem cell research when…

S09E12 : A Son's Sacrifice (aired on 01/22/2008)

A young Muslim American struggles to take over his father's halal slaughterhouse in New York City.

S09E13 : How Is Your Fish Today? (aired on 01/29/2008)

While working on his latest screenplay in Beijing, Hui Rao experiences writer's block and begins to…

S09E14 : Episode 14 (aired on 02/19/2008)


S09E15 : Banished: How Whites Drove Blacks Out of Town in America (aired on 02/19/2008)

Banished is a documentary film about four U.S. cities, which were part of many communities that…

S09E16 : Hard Road Home (aired on 02/26/2008)

Follows two former felons in different stages of life "on the outside." / Examines the challenges…

S09E17 : Iron Ladies of Liberia (aired on 03/18/2008)

With unprecedented access, this intimate documentary goes behind the scenes with Africa's first…

S09E18 : Compañeras (aired on 04/01/2008)

A profile of America's first all-female mariachi band, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles.

S09E19 : Water Flowing Together (aired on 04/08/2008)

Jock Soto, who is Navajo Indian and Puerto Rican as well as gay, retired in June 2005 from the New…

S09E20 : King Corn (aired on 04/15/2008)

King Corn is a feature documentary film released in October 2007 following college friends Ian…

S09E21 : Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula (aired on 05/06/2008)

Follow the journey of legendary teacher Robert Cazimero and the only all-male hula school in Hawaii…

S09E22 : A Dream in Doubt (aired on 05/20/2008)

In the wake of 9/11 and the hate crimes that followed, a Sikh American struggles to believe in the…

S09E23 : New Year Baby (aired on 05/27/2008)

This film follows one woman's quest to uncover the secrets of how her family survived the Khmer…

S09E24 : Writ Writer (aired on 06/03/2008)

Reveals a little-known battle of the Civil Rights Movement, led by an indigent, under-educated…

S09E25 : The Cool School (aired on 06/10/2008)

The Cool School is an object lesson in how to build an art scene from scratch and what to avoid in…

S09E26 : Deep Water (aired on 06/15/2008)

The amazing and compelling true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur…

S09E27 : Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story (aired on 06/19/2008)

A Japanese family searches for their daughter who was abducted by North Korean spies in 1977. /…