Southern Africa: Troubled Water: What happened to the promise of the PlayPump? Haiti: The Rice Dilemma: The third in a series of FRONTLINE reports on Haiti with correspondent Adam Davidson of NPR's Planet Money. West Papua: The Clever One In the remote highlands of Indonesia, an American artist finds a peculiar bird with a special talent.
Reporter Siri Schubert travels to Brazil to investigate how a clash between the giant Swiss agribusiness Syngenta and Brazil's landless movement left two men dead and exposed a long and violent battle for land reform in South America's richest country.
Reporter Jason Margolis travels to the fields and farm communities of California's San Joaquin Valley to see how the economic downturn and a three-year drought are stirring the immigration debate.
While headlines about Iran barely get beyond religious extremism and nuclear bombs, this FRONTLINE/World story reveals that the staunchly conservative theocracy has married science and religion to become a world-class hub for embryonic stem cell research.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy takes a dangerous journey through Pakistan to investigate the recruitment methods of a militant branch of the Taliban; Correspondent Douglas Rushkoff travels to South Korea to see how the country's digital revolution is changing the place and its people.
David Montero is no stranger to Bangladesh -- he lived and reported there between 2004 and 2005. But he had only been back in the country for a few hours when a full-scale mutiny by a branch of the Army brought the already chaotic capital of Dhaka to the verge of civil war.
The inside story of a group of shop owners and young activists who stood up to the powerful Sicilian mafia. Carola Mamberto explores the story of a restaurant owner - backed by an upstart anti-mafia movement of young people and an elite law enforcement team - who refused to pay the mafia's monthly "tax," taking a stand against mob bosses who've kept Italy in their grip for decades.
Filmmaker Beate Arnestad moved to Sri Lanka in 2002 and saw that an entire generation was growing up surrounded by violence. Her resulting film My Daughter the Terrorist, recut and excerpted here, goes inside the special Tamil Tigers' suicide division and is believed to be the first time any suicide bomber has spoken on film about their training and motivations.
On the one-year anniversary of Burma's September uprising, when hundreds of thousands of monks protested for change, the country's military junta continues to wage war against its own people and the crisis there has slipped back into obscurity. Our correspondent inside Burma reports on what comes next for the pro-democracy movement there.
As the world spotlight hits China this summer, reporter Evan Osnos goes inside one of the country's most important, but least understood movements - China's underground churches.
In a joint project with The New York Times, correspondent Lowell Bergman investigates the business of human smuggling across the busy ports of entry between Mexico and the United States.
FRONTLINE/WORLD correspondent David Montero ventures into the mountainous Swat Valley where the Pakistani army is fighting Taliban insurgents. It is a place off-limits to most Western journalists, but Montero manages to uncover the story of a mysterious and ruthless Pakistani Taliban leader and meets the moderate local politician who tried to stop him. This report received a 2009 Emmy...
Elena Ghanotakis reports from Cape Town, South Africa, home to extreme disparities between rich and poor and the highest levels of sexual violence in the world.
Cataracts are the leading cause of preventable blindness in the world. In Tibet, where many people live at 15,000 feet, the disease is epidemic. After meeting with the Dalai Lama and struggling with his own religious identity, American Dr. Marc Lieberman, set out to help. "Eye Camp" follows his mission to restore vision at the top of the world.
Known as the Las Vegas of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is a boomtown where men outnumber women three to one. Prostitution is illegal but rampant. Photojournalist Mimi Chakarova goes undercover to investigate.
Amina Masood Janjua was an ordinary Pakistani housewife, proud of her country and loyal to its military. But all that changed in July 2005, when her husband never came home. David Montero reports on how her campaign to find her husband sparked national protests challenging Pakistan's feared intelligence agency, the ISI, and led to events that would severely test Musharraf's power.
With Iraq mired in a chaotic civil war, those who can get out are doing so. According to the latest United Nations figures, 50,000 Iraqis a month are now leaving their country. Those who remain try to survive any way they can, like the resourceful Kurdish smugglers in this week's Rough Cut.