Raindrops Over Rwanda 2

Raindrops Over Rwanda

How does a nation torn apart by the nightmare of genocide reconcile its past and live together in the present? Take a journey to Rwanda with host Charlie Annenberg and the explore team to uncover the historical forces that led to the 1994 genocide.

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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."

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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.

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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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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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West Virginia - Hillbillies, Coal Miners, Treehuggers

Travel to the heart of Appalachia and experience the hidden gem that is West Virginia. Feel the pulse of coal mining running through the veins of locals as well as hear the environmental opposition to the practice in this moving Explore special.

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Adrenaline Junkie

Follow Charlie and the explore.org team on a journey to seek out new adventure sports and talk to the heroes that rescue thrill seekers when the action goes awry. On their way, they explore what makes humans push the boundaries of physics in the never-ending pursuit of adrenaline.

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Special: Elderly Insight

Travel the world with Charlie and the explore.org Team as they embark on a philanthropic mission to experience different cultures through the eyes of their elders. From the Arctic to the Middle East, China and India, hear the words of wisdom that only age can inspire.

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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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Special: The Challenge of Change

In this special episode from explore.org, "The Challenge of Change," join Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the explore.org team on their journey around the world to discover the selfless acts of others. Witness the challenge of change in its various forms from the Middle East to the U.S. and the Arctic.

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Special: Healing The Human Heart

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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