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Local, USA

Culled from public television stations and independent producers from across the country, LOCAL, USA is a half-hour series featuring fascinating stories of diverse people, curated around a single theme.

Legal Lens

26m 2s

Twelve Harvard Law students from six countries explore how laws and regulations can both disrupt lives and encourage constructive change. With intimate and powerful profiles of people -- either caught in or helped by the levers of the law -- these short films examine the jeopardy to people's homes and lives.

Episodes

  • Legal Lens: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Legal Lens

    S5 E4 - 26m 2s

    Twelve Harvard Law students from six countries explore how laws and regulations can both disrupt lives and encourage constructive change. With intimate and powerful profiles of people -- either caught in or helped by the levers of the law -- these short films examine the jeopardy to people's homes and lives.

  • Entangled: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Entangled

    S5 E3 - 55m 44s

    There are fewer than 400 North Atlantic right whales in the world, making them among the most endangered species. Threatening their survival are vessel strikes and millions of lobster lines. ENTANGLED chronicles the efforts to protect the whales, the impacts of those efforts on the lobster industry, and how the National Marine Fisheries Service has struggled to balance the vying interests.

  • Pandemic19: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pandemic19

    S5 E2 - 29m 30s

    On January 20th, 2020, the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the United States; today those numbers have ballooned with millions infected and hundreds of thousands dead. PANDEMIC19 follows three brave doctors working to save lives during the first wave of the outbreak. Using intimate video diaries, the film encapsulates the historic times in which we live.

  • Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising

    S5 E1 - 23m 41s

    On April 7, Wisconsin held its primary election at the beginning of the pandemic in the U.S. An estimated ~16% of Black voters were disenfranchised in Milwaukee. Danell Cross and Melody McCurtis are determined to prevent this from happening again. Follow the mother-daughter activist team as they organize their Black community to prepare for the 2020 presidential election and its challenges.

Extras + Features

  • Legal Lens | Promo: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Legal Lens | Promo

    S5 E4 - 30s

    Twelve Harvard Law students from six countries explore how laws and regulations can both disrupt lives and encourage constructive change. With intimate and powerful profiles of people -- either caught in or helped by the levers of the law -- these short films examine the jeopardy to people's homes and lives.

  • Entangled | Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Entangled | Trailer

    S5 E3 - 1m 14s

    There are fewer than 400 North Atlantic right whales in the world, making them among the most endangered species. Threatening their survival are vessel strikes and millions of lobster lines. ENTANGLED chronicles the efforts to protect the whales, the impacts of those efforts on the lobster industry, and how the National Marine Fisheries Service has struggled to balance the vying interests.

  • Entangled | Promo: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Entangled | Promo

    S5 E3 - 30s

    There are fewer than 400 North Atlantic right whales in the world, making them among the most endangered species. Threatening their survival are vessel strikes and millions of lobster lines. ENTANGLED chronicles the efforts to protect the whales, the impacts of those efforts on the lobster industry, and how the National Marine Fisheries Service has struggled to balance the vying interests.

  • Pandemic19 | Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pandemic19 | Trailer

    S5 E2 - 1m 10s

    On January 20th, 2020, the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the United States; today those numbers have ballooned with millions infected and hundreds of thousands dead. PANDEMIC19 follows three brave doctors working to save lives during the first wave of the outbreak. Using intimate video diaries, the film encapsulates the historic times in which we live.

  • Pandemic19 | Promo: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pandemic19 | Promo

    S5 E2 - 30s

    On January 20th, 2020, the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the United States; today those numbers have ballooned with millions infected and hundreds of thousands dead. PANDEMIC19 follows three brave doctors working to save lives during the first wave of the outbreak. Using intimate video diaries, the film encapsulates the historic times in which we live.

  • Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising | Promo: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising | Promo

    S5 E1 - 30s

    On April 7, Wisconsin held its primary election at the beginning of the pandemic in the U.S. An estimated ~16% of Black voters were disenfranchised in Milwaukee. Danell Cross and Melody McCurtis are determined to prevent this from happening again. Follow the mother-daughter activist team as they organize their Black community to prepare for the 2020 presidential election and its challenges.

  • Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising | Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising | Trailer

    S5 E1 - 1m 7s

    On April 7, Wisconsin held its primary election at the beginning of the pandemic in the U.S. An estimated ~16% of Black voters were disenfranchised in Milwaukee. Danell Cross and Melody McCurtis are determined to prevent this from happening again. Follow the mother-daughter activist team as they organize their Black community to prepare for the 2020 presidential election and its challenges.

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