A young boy and woman looking over a ledge.  | Still from film "Mali Blues" for "Link Voices"

"Link Voices" is a unique collection of documentaries that showcase a range of perspectives, untold stories, and regional flavors. These films tackle topics including LGBT rights, homelessness, racism, and poverty through the eyes of the people closest to these issues. Enter the worlds of revolutionary artists, musicians, environmental activists, disabled individuals, and powerless communities.

Funding for the series is provided by grants from Alec Rhodes and other KCETLink donors.

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Whispering Truth to Power

South Africa's Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, attempts to bring justice to ordinary people. After successfully challenging President Zuma for illegal use of state funds, she has to investigate - in the face of protests, death threats and legal challenges - the alleged systematic takeover of the government by a private family in cahoots with the President.

  • 2020-01-20T12:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2020-01-20T17:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK

Summer in the Forest

Four people who have intellectual disabilities live in a commune next to a beautiful forest near Paris. Like countless others, they were labeled 'idiots', locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier secured their release. Providing a model that has thus far been adapted in 35 nations, the commune offers people with disabilities a place where they needn’t awkwardly fit into mainstream society, instead can comprise a society of their own.

  • 2020-01-25T15:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2020-01-27T12:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2020-01-27T17:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK

Journey Beyond Fear

Told through the eyes of a teenage Muslim girl and her refugee family in pursuit of resettlement in Malaysia and Australia, this emotional roller coaster takes us from despair to joy through hope, humor and love - shattering prevailing stereotypes about migrants.

  • 2020-02-01T15:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2020-02-03T17:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2020-02-05T12:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK

Ay Mariposa

Three residents in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas find their lives upended by plans to build a US-Mexico border wall. Meanwhile a butterfly, la mariposa, fights its own daily battle for survival in a landscape where 95 percent of its habitat is gone, and the rest lies directly in the path of the wall.

  • 2020-02-08T15:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2020-02-10T17:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK
  • 2020-02-12T12:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK

Oliver Tambo: Have You Heard from Johannesburg

The untold story of Oliver Tambo, the man behind the release of Nelson Mandela and the end of apartheid in South Africa. Described as one of the world's greatest statesmen, Tambo’s strategy to the international community to isolate and sanction the regime created the most globalized human rights struggle of the 20th century.

  • 2020-02-15T15:00:00-08:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2020-02-17T17:00:00-08:00
    KCETLINK