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Private Violence

Monday Night Docs l Monday, October 20 at 9 PM

Watch a different documentary every Monday night. Next up: Through personal stories and intimate vérité footage, this inspiring film sheds light on the issue of domestic violence, highlighting the courage of abuse victims, survivors and advocates, as they fight for justice and change.

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Monday, October 27 at 9 PM

Through never-before-heard personal stories and explosive concert footage, this feature documentary charts the phenomenal rise of soul singer James Brown, a.k.a. The Godfather of Soul.

Hunted: The War Against Gays in Russia

Airing Now

Shocking exposé reveals how a recent anti-gay amendment to a Russian propaganda law has encouraged a rising number of violent assaults on gay men and women by civilians who, more often than not, go unpunished for their crimes.

Features

Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass

Airing Now

The Grammy-winning violinist collaborates with nine talented young musicians, helping them discover their unique voices in a group setting and guiding them through performances in New York and London.

Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass

HBO Documentaries Take Home 2 Emmy Awards

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Two HBO Documentaries won News & Documentary Emmy Awards at a ceremony held on September 30 in New York City. Read more.

HBO Documentaries Take Home 2 Emmy Awards HBO Documentaries Take Home 2 Emmy Awards

The 50 Year Argument

Airing Now

Profiles the influential publication The New York Review of Books and its charismatic founding editor, Robert Silvers.

The 50 Year Argument The 50 Year Argument

Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass

Airing Now

Award-winning actor/director/writer Alan Alda schools a group of promising young actors in the art of improvisation in this all new YoungArts Masterclass special on HBO.

Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass

Terror at the Mall

Airing Now

A harrowing inside look at the 2013 siege of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Africa.

Terror at the Mall Terror at the Mall

CAPTIVATED The Trials of Pamela Smart

Airing Now

Examines the media circus surrounding the case of Pamela Smart, a New Hampshire school administrator accused of masterminding a plot to have four students murder her husband in 1990.

CAPTIVATED The Trials of Pamela Smart CAPTIVATED The Trials of Pamela Smart

The Case Against 8

Airing Now

Inside look into the case to overturn Californias ban on same-sex marriage, while following the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage-equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Case Against 8 The Case Against 8

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Terror at the Mall

Terror at the Mall Terror at the Mall

Nixon By Nixon: In His Own Words

Nixon By Nixon: In His Own Words Nixon By Nixon: In His Own Words

Captivated The Trials of Pamela Smart

Captivated The Trials of Pamela Smart Captivated The Trials of Pamela Smart
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Private Violence

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Private Violence Private Violence

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

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Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Hunted: The War Against Gays In Russia

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Hunted: The War Against Gays In Russia Hunted: The War Against Gays In Russia

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