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Pandora Papers/Massacre in El Salvador

54m 22s

A massive leak of financial documents reveals hidden assets and deals of the world’s wealthy and powerful. With the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, FRONTLINE examines secret finance overseas and in the U.S.

Also airing in this two-part hour: "Massacre in El Salvador," produced in collaboration with Retro Report and ProPublica.

Episodes

  • Shots Fired: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Shots Fired

    S2021 E21 - 54m 23s

    Amid record police shootings in Utah, an investigation into the use of deadly force in the state. With local journalism partner The Salt Lake Tribune, FRONTLINE examines police training, tactics and accountability, as well as racial disparities in the way force is used.

  • Pandora Papers/Massacre in El Salvador: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pandora Papers/Massacre in El Salvador

    S2021 E20 - 54m 22s

    A massive leak of financial documents reveals hidden assets and deals of the world’s wealthy and powerful. With the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, FRONTLINE examines secret finance overseas and in the U.S.

    Also airing in this two-part hour: "Massacre in El Salvador," produced in collaboration with Retro Report and ProPublica.

  • Taliban Takeover: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Taliban Takeover

    S2021 E19 - 54m 23s

    The Taliban take over Afghanistan, and the threat of ISIS and Al Qaeda intensifies. On the ground, reporter Najibullah Quraishi investigates uncertainty and fear among the Afghan people and revisits the lead-up to the U.S. defeat and the Taliban’s return.

  • Boeing's Fatal Flaw: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    S2021 E18 - 53m 53s

    In an investigation with The New York Times, FRONTLINE examines the commercial pressures, flawed design and failed oversight behind Boeing’s 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people.

  • America After 9/11: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    America After 9/11

    S2021 E17 - 1h 54m

    From veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker and chronicler of U.S. politics Michael Kirk and his team, this documentary traces the U.S. response to the September 11 terrorist attacks and the devastating consequences that unfolded across three presidencies. This two-hour special offers an epic re-examination of the decisions that changed the world and transformed America.

  • In the Shadow of 9/11: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In the Shadow of 9/11

    S2021 E16 - 1h 54m

    How seven men in Miami were indicted for the biggest alleged Al Qaeda plot since 9/11. From the director of "Leaving Neverland," the bizarre story of an FBI sting that led to a terror prosecution, though the men had no weapons or connection to Al Qaeda.

  • Leaving Afghanistan/India's Rape Scandal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Leaving Afghanistan/India's Rape Scandal

    S2021 E15 - 54m 22s

    FRONTLINE investigates the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, correspondent Najibullah Quraishi tells the story of Iran’s growing influence across Afghanistan. Also this hour, a report on politics and rape in India.

  • The Power of the Fed: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Power of the Fed

    S2021 E14 - 54m 51s

    When COVID struck, the Federal Reserve stepped in to try to avert economic crisis. As the country’s central bank continues to pump billions of dollars into the financial system daily, who is benefitting and at what cost?

  • Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    S2021 E13 - 54m 22s

    FRONTLINE investigates the rise of far-right extremism and violence in Germany. The documentary traces how extremists have carried out terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, infiltrated the security services, and what authorities are doing to confront the growing problem.

  • The Jihadist: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Jihadist

    S2021 E12 - 54m 23s

    A powerful Syrian militant called a terrorist by the U.S. seeks a new relationship with the West. In his first interview with a Western journalist, former Al Qaeda commander Abu Mohammad al-Jolani says his fight is with Syrian President Assad, not the U.S.

  • The Healthcare Divide: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Healthcare Divide

    S2021 E11 - 54m 23s

    FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the growing inequities in American healthcare exposed by COVID-19. The documentary examines how pressure to increase profits and uneven government support is widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals, endangering care for the most needy.

  • Escaping Eritrea: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Escaping Eritrea

    S2021 E10 - 54m 12s

    An unprecedented undercover investigation into one of the world’s most repressive regimes — Eritrea. Exclusive secret footage and testimony shed new light on shocking allegations of torture, arbitrary detention and indefinite forced conscription.

Extras + Features

  • "Shots Fired" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Shots Fired" - Preview

    S2021 E21 - 31s

    Amid record police shootings in Utah, an investigation into the use of deadly force in the state. With local journalism partner The Salt Lake Tribune, FRONTLINE examines police training, tactics and accountability, as well as racial disparities in the way force is used.

  • Pandora Papers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pandora Papers

    S2021 E20 - 27m 3s

    A massive leak of financial documents reveals hidden assets and deals of the world’s wealthy and powerful. With the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, FRONTLINE examines secret finance overseas and in the U.S.

  • Massacre in El Salvador: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Massacre in El Salvador

    S2021 E20 - 27m 7s

    FRONTLINE, Retro Report and ProPublica examine the legacy of a 1981 massacre in El Salvador, when U.S.-trained and -equipped Salvadoran soldiers killed some 1,000 civilians, many of them children. The documentary follows the ongoing fight for justice for the horrific attack on the village of El Mozote and surrounding areas.

  • "Taliban Takeover" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Taliban Takeover" - Preview

    S2021 E19 - 31s

    The Taliban take over Afghanistan, and the threat of ISIS and Al Qaeda intensifies. On the ground, reporter Najibullah Quraishi investigates uncertainty and fear among the Afghan people and revisits the lead-up to the U.S. defeat and the Taliban’s return.

  • "Boeing's Fatal Flaw" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Boeing's Fatal Flaw" - Preview

    S2021 E18 - 31s

    In an investigation with The New York Times, FRONTLINE examines the commercial pressures, flawed design and failed oversight behind Boeing’s 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people.

  • "America After 9/11" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "America After 9/11" - Preview

    S2021 E17 - 31s

    From veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker and chronicler of U.S. politics Michael Kirk and his team, this documentary traces the U.S. response to the September 11 terrorist attacks and the devastating consequences that unfolded across three presidencies. This two-hour special offers an epic re-examination of the decisions that changed the world and transformed America.

  • "In the Shadow of 9/11" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "In the Shadow of 9/11" - Preview

    S2021 E16 - 31s

    How seven men in Miami were indicted for the biggest alleged Al Qaeda plot since 9/11. From the director of "Leaving Neverland," the bizarre story of an FBI sting that led to a terror prosecution, though the men had no weapons or connection to Al Qaeda.

  • "Leaving Afghanistan" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Leaving Afghanistan" - Preview

    S2021 E15 - 31s

    FRONTLINE investigates the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, correspondent Najibullah Quraishi tells the story of Iran’s growing influence across Afghanistan. Also this hour, a report on politics and rape in India.

  • Leaving Afghanistan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Leaving Afghanistan

    S2021 E15 - 25m 33s

    FRONTLINE investigates the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, correspondent Najibullah Quraishi tells the story of Iran’s growing influence across Afghanistan.

  • India's Rape Scandal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    India's Rape Scandal

    S2021 E15 - 28m 47s

    FRONTLINE investigates a wave of shocking rape cases in India and allegations of cover-ups, despite the fact that the country's government has vowed zero tolerance.

  • "The Power of the Fed" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Power of the Fed" - Preview

    S2021 E14 - 31s

    When COVID struck, the Federal Reserve stepped in to try to avert economic crisis. As the country’s central bank continues to pump billions of dollars into the financial system daily, who is benefitting and at what cost?

  • "Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right" - Preview

    S2021 E13 - 30s

    FRONTLINE investigates the rise of far-right extremism and violence in Germany. The documentary traces how extremists have carried out terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, infiltrated the security services, and what authorities are doing to confront the growing problem.

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    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Scholars and archaeologists piece together a new portrait of Jesus' birthplace and life.
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    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Jesus' early followers interpreted his teachings through their variety of cultures.
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    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Scholars and archaeologists piece together a new portrait of Jesus' birthplace and life.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Jesus' early followers interpreted his teachings through their variety of cultures.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Scholars and archaeologists piece together a new portrait of Jesus' birthplace and life.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Jesus' early followers interpreted his teachings through their variety of cultures.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 12 Minutes

    The impact of the Gospels after the First Revolt; the hostile relationship that developed between followers of Christianity and of Judaism.
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    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Monday
    Nov 29

    1 Hour 18 Minutes

    Christianity grows to be the official religion of the Roman Empire.
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    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Tuesday
    Nov 30

    1 Hour 18 Minutes

    Christianity grows to be the official religion of the Roman Empire.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Tuesday
    Nov 30

    1 Hour 12 Minutes

    The impact of the Gospels after the First Revolt; the hostile relationship that developed between followers of Christianity and of Judaism.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Tuesday
    Nov 30

    1 Hour 18 Minutes

    Christianity grows to be the official religion of the Roman Empire.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Tuesday
    Nov 30

    1 Hour 12 Minutes

    The impact of the Gospels after the First Revolt; the hostile relationship that developed between followers of Christianity and of Judaism.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Tuesday
    Nov 30

    1 Hour 18 Minutes

    Christianity grows to be the official religion of the Roman Empire.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Saturday
    Dec 4

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Scholars and archaeologists piece together a new portrait of Jesus' birthplace and life.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Saturday
    Dec 4

    1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Jesus' early followers interpreted his teachings through their variety of cultures.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Saturday
    Dec 4

    1 Hour 12 Minutes

    The impact of the Gospels after the First Revolt; the hostile relationship that developed between followers of Christianity and of Judaism.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

    Saturday
    Dec 4

    1 Hour 18 Minutes

    Christianity grows to be the official religion of the Roman Empire.
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    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Poor Kids

    Tuesday
    Dec 7

    1 Hour

    Three girls grow up in the Quad Cities, a crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois which has been deeply affected by the recession.
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    FRONTLINE

    Poor Kids

    Wednesday
    Dec 8

    1 Hour

    Three girls grow up in the Quad Cities, a crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois which has been deeply affected by the recession.
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    FRONTLINE

    Poor Kids

    Wednesday
    Dec 8

    1 Hour

    Three girls grow up in the Quad Cities, a crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois which has been deeply affected by the recession.

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