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The Jihadist

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.

Episodes

  • 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 18s

    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.

  • The Virus That Shook The World (Part Two): asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Virus That Shook The World (Part Two)

    S2021 E9 - 54m 12s

    The epic story of people around the world living through the year of the pandemic continues in a second part. With extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE shows the differing struggles, beliefs and responses, across cultures, race, faith and privilege.

  • The Virus That Shook The World (Part One): asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Virus That Shook The World (Part One)

    S2021 E8 - 1h 54m

    The epic story of how people around the world lived through the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. Filming across the globe and using extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE documented how people and countries responded to COVID-19 across cultures, races, faiths and privilege.

  • American Insurrection: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    American Insurrection

    S2021 E7 - 1h 24m

    Over the last three years, FRONTLINE has collaborated with ProPublica to investigate the rise of extremism in America. In the aftermath of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, FRONTLINE and ProPublica team up again to examine how far-right groups were emboldened and encouraged by former President Trump and how individuals were radicalized and brought into the political landscape.

  • Death Is Our Business/Love, Life & the Virus: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Death Is Our Business/Love, Life & the Virus

    S2021 E6 - 54m 22s

    At Black-owned funeral homes in New Orleans, COVID-19 reshapes the grieving process. How the pandemic has transformed mourning in a city known for its jazz-filled funerals. Also in this hour, the story of a mom's fight to survive the virus and see her newborn.

  • Iraq's Assassins/COVID in Yemen: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Iraq's Assassins/COVID in Yemen

    S2021 E5 - 54m 22s

    How Iranian-backed Shia militias are terrorizing Iraq. FRONTLINE investigates allegations that militias are threatening and killing critics with impunity and targeting U.S. interests. Also in this hour, how COVID is worsening Yemen's humanitarian crisis.

  • China's COVID Secrets: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    China's COVID Secrets

    S2021 E4 - 1h 24m

    The untold story of the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and how China responded. Chinese scientists and doctors, international disease experts and health officials reveal missed opportunities to suppress the outbreak, and lessons for the world.

  • Trump's American Carnage: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trump's American Carnage

    S2021 E3 - 54m 22s

    From his first days as president to his last, how Trump stoked division, violence, and insurrection. FRONTLINE investigates Trump’s siege on his enemies, the media, and even the leaders of his own party, who for years ignored the warning signs of what was to come.

  • President Biden: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    President Biden

    S2021 E2 - 54m 22s

    FRONTLINE tells the story of how crisis and tragedy prepared Joe Biden to become America’s next president. Those who know him best describe the searing moments that shaped President-elect Biden and what those challenges reveal about how he will govern.

  • A Thousand Cuts: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Thousand Cuts

    S2021 E1 - 1h 39m

    With press freedom under threat in the Philippines, "A Thousand Cuts" goes inside the escalating war between the press and the government. The documentary follows Maria Ressa, a renowned journalist who has become a top target of President Duterte's crackdown on the news media.

Extras + Features

  • "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.

  • "The Jihadist" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Jihadist" - Preview

    S2021 E12 - 31s

    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" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Healthcare Divide" - Preview

    S2021 E11 - 31s

    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" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Escaping Eritrea" - Preview

    S2021 E10 - 31s

    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.

  • "The Virus That Shook The World" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "The Virus That Shook The World" - Preview

    S2021 E8 - 31s

    The epic story of how people around the world lived through the first year of the pandemic, from lockdowns to funerals to protests. Filming across the globe and using extensive personal video and local footage, FRONTLINE documented how people and countries responded to COVID-19 across cultures, races, faiths and privilege.

  • "American Insurrection" — Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "American Insurrection" — Trailer

    S2021 E7 - 2m 41s

    Over the last three years, FRONTLINE has collaborated with ProPublica to investigate the rise of extremism in America. In the aftermath of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, FRONTLINE and ProPublica team up again to examine how far-right groups were emboldened and encouraged by former President Trump and how individuals were radicalized and brought into the political landscape.

  • "Death Is Our Business" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Death Is Our Business" - Preview

    S2021 E6 - 31s

    At Black-owned funeral homes in New Orleans, COVID-19 reshapes the grieving process. How the pandemic has transformed mourning in a city known for its jazz-filled funerals.

  • Death is Our Business: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Death is Our Business

    S2021 E6 - 32m 1s

    At Black-owned funeral homes in New Orleans, COVID-19 reshapes the grieving process. Filmmaker Jacqueline Olive examines how the pandemic has transformed mourning in a city known for its jazz-filled funerals.

  • "Iraq's Assassins" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "Iraq's Assassins" - Preview

    S2021 E5 - 31s

    How Iranian-backed Shia militias are terrorizing Iraq. FRONTLINE investigates allegations that militias are threatening and killing critics with impunity and targeting US interests.

  • Iraq's Assassins: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Iraq's Assassins

    S2021 E5 - 26m 38s

    Award-winning FRONTLINE correspondent Ramita Navai investigates allegations that Iranian-backed Shia militias are threatening and killing critics with impunity and targeting U.S. interests.

  • Yemen's COVID Cover-Up: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Yemen's COVID Cover-Up

    S2021 E5 - 27m 28s

    Yemen-born journalist Nawal al-Maghafi returns to her home country to investigate how the coronavirus pandemic has deepened what has been called the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Following six years of war, an estimated 2 million children in Yemen suffer from starvation, and 3.5 million people have been internally displaced.

  • "China's COVID Secrets" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "China's COVID Secrets" - Preview

    S2021 E4 - 31s

    The untold story of the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and how China responded. Chinese scientists and doctors, international disease experts and health officials reveal missed opportunities to suppress the outbreak, and lessons for the world.

Schedule

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    FRONTLINE

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    Tuesday
    Jun 29

    1 Hour

    The rise of extremism and violence in Germany, including terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, the infiltration of security services and what authorities are doing to combat the problem.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    Tuesday
    Jun 29

    1 Hour

    The rise of extremism and violence in Germany, including terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, the infiltration of security services and what authorities are doing to combat the problem.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    Wednesday
    Jun 30

    1 Hour

    The rise of extremism and violence in Germany, including terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, the infiltration of security services and what authorities are doing to combat the problem.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    Wednesday
    Jun 30

    1 Hour

    The rise of extremism and violence in Germany, including terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, the infiltration of security services and what authorities are doing to combat the problem.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    Wednesday
    Jun 30

    1 Hour

    The rise of extremism and violence in Germany, including terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, the infiltration of security services and what authorities are doing to combat the problem.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Germany's Neo-Nazis & the Far Right

    Thursday
    Jul 1

    1 Hour

    The rise of extremism and violence in Germany, including terror plots and attacks on Jews and migrants, the infiltration of security services and what authorities are doing to combat the problem.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Banner-L1

    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Sunday
    Jul 4

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    An investigation into violence in America exposes the individuals and ideologies behind a wave of crimes that culminated in the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Banner-L1

    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Monday
    Jul 5

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    An investigation into violence in America exposes the individuals and ideologies behind a wave of crimes that culminated in the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Banner-L1

    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Monday
    Jul 5

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    An investigation into violence in America exposes the individuals and ideologies behind a wave of crimes that culminated in the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    Tuesday
    Jul 6

    1 Hour

    An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws, and failed oversight.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    Tuesday
    Jul 6

    1 Hour

    An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws, and failed oversight.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    Wednesday
    Jul 7

    1 Hour

    An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws, and failed oversight.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    Wednesday
    Jul 7

    1 Hour

    An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws, and failed oversight.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    Wednesday
    Jul 7

    1 Hour

    An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws, and failed oversight.
  • Image
    Frontline: TVSS: Iconic

    FRONTLINE

    Boeing's Fatal Flaw

    Thursday
    Jul 8

    1 Hour

    An investigation into Boeing's 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people reveals commercial pressures, design flaws, and failed oversight.

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