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New! For Sama 96 min.

Unfolding as a love letter from filmmaker and young mother Waad al-Kateab to her daughter, For Sama tells the story of Waad's life through five years of the uprising in rebel-held Aleppo, Syria. Waad falls in love, gets married and gives birth to her daughter Sama—all while filming the cataclysmic conflict raging around them.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Ken Burns Presents: College Behind Bars - A Film by Lynn Novick 220 min.

This four-part series tells the story of a small group of incarcerated men and women struggling to earn college degrees and turn their lives around in one of the most rigorous and effective prison education programs in the United States - the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). Shot over four years in maximum and medium security prisons in New York State, the programs take viewers on a stark and intimat...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! On the President’s Orders 54 min.

This is the story of President Duterte's campaign against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines, told with unprecedented and intimate access to both sides of the bloody war--the Manila police and an ordinary family from the slums.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Part Four: Home Is A Work In Progress 56 min.

The debate team faces Harvard. Seniors complete their 100-paged thesis projects. Giovannie is sent to the Special Housing Unit (SHU) and might not finish his project. Students at Taconic and Eastern receive their degrees at graduation.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Part One: Nobody Ever Taught Me Any Of That 56 min.

Incarcerated men and women at Eastern and Taconic Correctional facilities are admitted to the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). When classes begin, they discover they must meet the same high standards as students on Bard College main campus.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Part Three: Every Single Word Matters 56 min.

The debate team faces West Point. Seniors embark on their thesis projects. Rodney and Dyjuan’s families visit, while Tamara receives terrible news from home. Shawta reckons with her path to prison and Jule struggles to find work in NYC.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Part Two: I’m Trying To Get Home To My Family, Too 55 min.

Students address the difficult circumstances of their past. The debate team prepares to face the University of Vermont. Some make strides academically, as others are sent to the Special Housing Unit, SHU, jeopardizing their education.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Look Who's Driving 53 min.

Tech giants and car manufacturers alike are developing self-driving cars, and some of them are already on public roads. But what must computers be capable of to truly take the wheel? And could they eventually be safer than human drivers?

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! The Feud 54 min.

The feud between the Hatfields and McCoys is perhaps the most famous family conflict in American history. As legend has it, two neighboring families in the backwoods of Appalachia waged a crude and bloody war against each other over a stolen hog, an illicit romance, and longstanding grudges. Yet the events that took place near the end of the 19th century between the Hatfields and McCoys are part o...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Why Bridges Collapse 53 min.

In 2018, Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapsed, killing 43 people. For 50 years, the iconic bridge had withstood the elements—and stress from ever-increasing traffic. NOVA investigates what went wrong and explores other bridge collapses across the United States. How can new engineering techniques make bridges safer and prevent such tragedies?

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019