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Darfur - Quest for the Human Spirit

Join philanthropist and filmmaker Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the explore.org Team on their journey into Darfur with the health care organization, Merlin. Strangers to this place, they are welcomed by the Darfuri people who illuminate the ability of the human spirit to persevere despite unimaginable adversity.

Then, Charlie and his Team visit the World Food Programme, the center of the world’s largest food crisis, to learn about the extreme challenges faced by the Darfuri people and the aid workers dedicated to helping them.

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explore.org is a philanthropic media organization and a multi-media division of the Annenberg Foundation. Created by filmmaker and philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten to champion the selfless acts of others, inspire lifelong learning and help people fall in love with the world again, explore.org is home to more than 300 original films and a massive library of world-class photography from all over the globe.

  • 2018-06-29T18:30:00-07:00
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Gorillas....98.6% Human

Craig Sholley of the African Wildlife Foundation describes his organization's efforts to preserve the 720 gorillas that remain in Rwanda. Learn about the species that is 98.6 percent similar to human beings in one of the most popular episodes of "Explore."

  • 2018-07-06T18:30:00-07:00
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Witchcraft

This documentary about the Salem Witch Trials gives a stark portrayal of how prejudice and fear can destroy a deeply religious community.

  • 2018-07-13T18:30:00-07:00
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Rehab for the Soul

In this episode of "Explore," Charlie and his team are on a fact-finding mission to learn about the obstacles and opportunities faced by those with disabilities. Meet the former mayor of Vancouver, Sam Sullivan, who survived a near fatal ski accident at the age of 19 leaving him almost completely paralyzed from the shoulders down. Overcoming his physical impairments, Sullivan has dedicated his life to working with the disabled and people struggling with addiction.

  • 2018-07-20T18:30:00-07:00
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