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Death Is Our Business/Love, Life & the Virus

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.

Episodes

  • 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

  • "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.

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

    "Trump's American Carnage" - Preview

    S2021 E3 - 31s

    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" - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "President Biden" - Preview

    S2021 E2 - 31s

    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" — Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    "A Thousand Cuts" — Trailer

    S2021 E1 - 2m 18s

    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.

  • Maria Ressa and Ramona Diaz on Amanpour and Company: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Maria Ressa and Ramona Diaz on Amanpour and Company

    S2021 E1 - 15m 15s

    Christiane Amanpour hosts a roundtable conversation about the new documentary “A Thousand Cuts” with director Ramona Diaz and film subject Maria Ressa, a prime target in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on the press.

  • Invasion of the Capitol Was Planned for Weeks in Plain Sight: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Invasion of the Capitol Was Planned for Weeks in Plain Sight

    S2021 - 2m 35s

    On Jan. 6, 2021, a mob of President Trump's supporters invaded the U.S. Capitol building, while Congress was meeting to certify Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election. The rioters had planned online for weeks in plain sight, raising questions about why the police presence was so easily overwhelmed.

Schedule

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    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Tuesday
    Apr 13

    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.
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    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Tuesday
    Apr 13

    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
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    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Wednesday
    Apr 14

    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
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    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Wednesday
    Apr 14

    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.
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    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Thursday
    Apr 15

    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
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    FRONTLINE

    American Insurrection

    Thursday
    Apr 15

    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.
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    FRONTLINE

    The Virus That Shook the World, Part 1

    Monday
    Apr 26

    2 Hours

    The impact of COVID-19 across the globe, from lockdowns to funerals to protests, and how people and countries responded to the virus.
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    FRONTLINE

    The Virus That Shook the World, Part 1

    Tuesday
    Apr 27

    2 Hours

    The impact of COVID-19 across the globe, from lockdowns to funerals to protests, and how people and countries responded to the virus.

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