Since January 1983, Frontline has served as American public television's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," the series' stature over 26 years is reaffirmed through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.
Putin's Way (#3305) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Frontline investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia. Tracing his career back over two decades, Putin's Way reveals how the accumulation of wealth and power has led to autocratic rule and the specter of a new Cold War.
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League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis (#3202() Duration: 1:55:12 STEREO TVPG
With the NFL back in the news, Frontline investigates how the league denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that violent collisions at the heart of the game are linked to long-term brain injuries. Drawn from a book by ESPN journalists Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, the film tells the hidden story of the NFL's concussion crisis.
My Brother's Bomber, Part 1 (#3313H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE
Follow a brother's gripping search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Filmmaker Ken Dornstein sets off to war-torn Libya in search of the men who killed 189 Americans, including his brother, in 1988.
Secrets of the Vatican (#3116H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVM
Pope Benedict made history when he announced his resignation, becoming the first Pope to step down voluntarily in 600 years. In his wake he left a bitterly divided Vatican mired in scandals. But is Benedict's successor, Pope Francis, taming the forces that helped destroy Benedict's papacy? Is he succeeding in lifting the Church out of crisis?
Nearly a year in the making, this film goes inside the Vatican - one of the world's most revered and mysterious institutions - to unravel the remarkable series of events that led to the resignation that shook the world. Through interviews with those at the very heart of what happened - cardinals, priests, convicted criminals, police, prosecutors and whistle-blowers - Frontline gives a first-hand account of the final days of Benedict's papacy and the current battle to set the Church on a new path under Francis.
My Brother's Bomber, Part 2 (#3314) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Track Ken Dornstein's continued search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. In this second episode, the filmmaker follows the evidence to Zurich and Malta in search of the truth.
My Brother's Bomber, Part 3 (#3315) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Follow Dornstein's continued search for his brother's killers, the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. The filmmaker uncovers new information about a suspected Lockerbie bomb-maker and attempts to make contact.
Immigration Battle (#3316H) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE
Gain insight into the hard-fought battles and secret negotiations over immigration reform on Capitol Hill. Examine President Obama's push for policy changes that could affect the fate of millions and define for decades what it means to be American.
Never Forget to Lie (#3109H) Duration: 1:20:46 STEREO TVRE
In his latest film, Marian Marzynski (Return to Poland, Shtetl) returns to the Warsaw ghetto of his childhood. Marzynski tells the story of how he as a Jewish boy escaped the Holocaust, hiding from the Nazis and surviving the war as an altar boy in a Catholic monastery. In this deeply personal film, he shares the poignant, painful recollections of other child survivors, many of whom are visiting scenes of their childhood for the last time.
Terror In Little Saigon (#3317) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Inside Assad's Syria (#3402H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVRE
Correspondent Martin Smith goes inside Syria to report from government-controlled areas as war rages. With on-the-ground reporting and firsthand accounts from Syrians caught in the crisis, the film shines new light on the ongoing conflict.