As COVID-19 has spread, so, too, have and conspiracy theories about the virus — amplified by figures like Alex Jones, and proliferating on social media and even at the highest levels of government. Veteran Frontline filmmaker Michael Kirk, who was already making a documentary about the rise of conspiracy theories in American politics when the pandemic hit, shares his observations.
Frontline examines how the COVID crisis has hit vulnerable immigrants and undocumented workers. The documentary follows the coronavirus pandemic's invisible victims, including crucial farm and meat-packing workers.
The Iraq war as you've never seen it before told by Iraqis who lived through those dangerous times. From the fall of Saddam to the end of ISIS, now Iraqis from all backgrounds share their insight into what it meant to survive those violent years.
Inside a hospital battling COVID-19 in Northern Italy, as doctors make life and death decisions. The intimate, exclusive story of one besieged ER doctor, her staff and patients, from the darkest days to the signs of hope.
The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.
A special undercover report from China's secretive Xinjiang region. Investigating the Communist regime's mass imprisonment of Muslims, and its use and testing of sophisticated surveillance technology against the population. A special undercover report from China's secretive Xinjiang region. Investigating the Communist regime's mass imprisonment of Muslims, and its use and testing of sophisticated surveillance technology against the population.
Examining Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' ascent to power and the global impact of the empire he built. The film also investigates the darker side of the company's rapid growth, and the challenge of trying to rein in the power of the richest man in the world.
An investigation into America's increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics. Episode Two examines how Donald Trump's campaign exploited the country's divisions and how his presidency has unleashed anger on both sides of the divide.
An investigation into America's increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics. Episode One traces how Barack Obama's promise of unity collapsed as increasing racial, cultural and political divisions laid the groundwork for the rise of Donald Trump.
The personal story of a young Syrian mother's perseverance through the siege of Aleppo. Told as a love letter from a mother to her daughter, the film explores the agonizing dilemma of whether to abandon Aleppo and the fight for freedom.
An examination of the devastating Camp Fire, the most destructive fire in California history, including who's to blame and why was it so catastrophic. Included: accounts from survivors and first responders.
How President Trump turned immigration into a powerful political weapon that fueled division and violence. Included: The effort by three insurgents to tap into populist anger, transform the GOP, and crack down on immigration.