Since it began in 1983, Frontline has been airing public-affairs documentaries that explore a wide scope of the complex human experience. Frontline's goal is to extend the impact of the documentary beyond its initial broadcast by serving as a catalyst for change..
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Flint's Deadly Water 38x12
Five years after the start of Flint's water crisis, FRONTLINE exposes its hidden toll. Our two-year investigation traces how a public health disaster that's become known for the lead poisoning of thousands of children also spawned one of the largest outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease in U.S. history — and how officials failed to stop it.
Sex Trafficking In America 38x11
Sex Trafficking in America tells the unimaginable stories of young women coerced into prostitution – and follows one police unit that's committed to rooting out sexual exploitation.
Supreme Revenge 38x10
Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.
One Day In Gaza 38x09
How mass protests on the Israel-Gaza border led to one of the deadliest days in a generation.
Trump's Trade War 38x08
The inside story of President Trump's gamble to confront China over trade: Reporting from the U.S. and China, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate what led the world's two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.
The Last Survivors 38x07
As young children, they lived through the Holocaust. More than seventy years after World War II, some of the last remaining survivors recount their memories and the lingering trauma. FRONTLINE offers a haunting look at how disturbing childhood experiences and unimaginable loss have affected the daily lives and relationships of some of the Holocaust's youngest victims – from survivor's guilt to crises of faith and second-generation trauma.
The Abortion Divide 38x06
FRONTLINE goes inside the fight over abortion, told through the stories of women struggling with unplanned pregnancies. Drawing on a landmark FRONTLINE film from the 1980s, the documentary takes a look at both sides of the abortion divide in a community still embroiled in the conflict.
Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore 38x05
Elizabeth Perez, a decorated U.S. Marine veteran, fights to reunite her family after her undocumented husband, Marcos, is deported. Meanwhile, Marcos is alone in Mexico, working as a soccer referee, struggling with depression and fighting the urge to cross the border illegally to see his family.In a special presentation from FRONTLINE, Independent Lens and VOCES, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (Kind-Hearted Woman, Country Boys, The Farmer's Wife), examines the U.S. immigration system through two unforgettable protagonists whose lives reveal the human cost of deportation.
The Trial Of Ratko Mladic 38x04
Victims call him the Butcher of Bosnia. Defenders say he protected the Serbs. With exclusive access to the prosecution and defense teams, the film chronicles the trial of Ratko Mladić accused of genocide and war crimes. FRONTLINE offers an epic story of justice, accountability and a country at odds over its bloody past.
Right To Fail 38x03
Follow a man with schizophrenia who, due to a court-ordered effort, now must live on his own.