Season episodes list 15


S15E01 : The Graduates, Part 1 (aired on 10/28/2013)

Part 1 of 2. The Latino dropout crisis is examined through the eyes of six students from across the…

S15E02 : The Graduates, Part 2 (aired on 11/04/2013)

Conclusion. The Latino dropout crisis is seen through the eyes of three young men. One, whose…

S15E03 : Indian Relay (aired on 11/18/2013)

Episode Synopsis: "Indian Relay" chronicles a season of Indian relay-horse races, which are popular…

S15E04 : Young Lakota (aired on 11/25/2013)

Three young people living in the Pine Ridge Reservation try to forge a better future. When the…

S15E05 : Playwright: From Page to Stage 7.4/10 (aired on 12/16/2013)

The lives of two outstanding young playwrights — an African American from Miami’s inner city and an…

S15E06 : Jiro Dreams of Sushi (aired on 12/23/2013)

Eighty-five-year-old Jiro Ono, considered the world’s greatest sushi chef, is the proprietor of…

S15E07 : How to Survive a Plague (aired on 12/30/2013)

This acclaimed film tells the story of ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), two groups whose…

S15E08 : At Berkeley (aired on 01/13/2014)

Legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman goes back to school for this intimate yet sprawling film…

S15E09 : Blood Brother (aired on 01/20/2014)

An intimate portrait of Rocky Braat, who travels to India as a disillusioned tourist. When he meets…

S15E10 : The State of Arizona (aired on 01/27/2014)

The turbulent battle over illegal immigration in Arizona that came to a head with Senate Bill 1070…

S15E11 : Spies of Mississippi (aired on 02/10/2014)

The story of the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, a secret agency created by the state during…

S15E12 : Las Marthas (aired on 02/17/2014)

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas…

S15E13 : All of Me: A Story of Love, Loss, and Last Resorts (aired on 03/24/2014)

A group of women friends who met via the Austin chapter of the National Association to Advance Fat…

S15E14 : Medora (aired on 03/31/2014)

The story of a high school basketball team suffering from a long losing streak in a small town.

S15E15 : Brothers Hypnotic (aired on 04/07/2014)

Eight brothers who were forged into a band as children by their father, Chicago jazz maverick Phil…

S15E16 : The Trials of Muhammad Ali (aired on 04/14/2014)

The story of the explosive crossroads of Muhammad Ali’s life, after the famed boxer’s conversion to…

S15E17 : Muscle Shoals (aired on 04/21/2014)

How a small town in Alabama became influential in the music of Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and…

S15E18 : A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times (aired on 05/05/2014)

A Fragile Trust tells the shocking story of Jayson Blair, the most infamous serial plagiarist of…

S15E19 : Let the Fire Burn (aired on 05/12/2014)

This documentary brings to life one of the most tumultuous clashes between government and citizens…

S15E20 : God Loves Uganda (aired on 05/19/2014)

Inspired by his own African American Baptist roots, director Roger Ross Williams explores a place…

S15E21 : The New Black (aired on 06/15/2014)

How African-American churches and gays deal with the rise of the gay-rights movement.