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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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West Virginia - Hillbillies, Coal Miners, Treehugg

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.

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Special: Nature Collection

Take a journey around the world with Charlie and the Explore team on their quest to capture the essence of mother nature. Hike through Rwanda's rainforests to explore the lives of wild mountain gorillas; sail through the Bahamas and witness dolphins at play; and watch endangered pandas melt hearts at the Wolong Giant Panda Reserve in China.

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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.

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Pearls of the Planet: Brown Bears

Explore takes us up-close and personal with brown bears living in Alaska’s Katmai National Park. Captured on live high-definition webcams over a year, the majestic bears catch salmon, mate, and rear their young. The occasional moose, wolves and owls appear, while the Aurora Borealis swirls overhead. Without narration or music, explore s “Pearls of the Planet” presents the natural sights and sounds of the far North.

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India's Song

Meet John Singh, Rajisthani Maverick, who is single handedly trying to save traditional Indian music from going extinct.

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Youthful Expressions

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.

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Pearls of the Planet: The Arctic

"Explore" takes you to the Northern reaches of the planet, through live high definition webcams and expeditions deep into the Arctic. On the shores of Hudson Bay, polar bears wait for the ice to harden so they can move out miles from shore to hunt for the seals that feed them over the winter.  Beluga whales gather in large pods, while the Aurora Borealis swirls overhead. Without narration or music, Explore’s “Pearls of the Planet” presents the natural sights and sounds of the Arctic in a way never before presented on broadcast television.

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Religion in the Middle East

Accompany Charlie and the explore.org team on their journey through the Middle East to learn about the rich cultural and religious attributes of countries like Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Jordan. While every religion holds unique differences, the connective tissue between them all, as Charlie learns, is love.

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Space

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.

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No Child Is Born A Terrorist

What happens when Palestinian youth must choose between the art of theater and a life of violence or even martyrdom? Philanthropist and filmmaker Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the explore.org team enter the most radicalized refugee camp in the Palestinian Occupied Territories and discover that perhaps the greatest tool of liberation is not the gun, but the stage.

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Gorillas....98.6% Human

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.

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Southwest Borderlands

The American Southwest is a complex region where cultures transcend political borders. Join Charlie and the explore Team as they meet people pursuing a life in the United States while struggling to maintain their cultural heritage and longstanding traditions.

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Traveling with Jihad

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam provide differing perspectives on similar themes. Join Jihad Turk as he leads Charlie through the common threads.

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