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‘Bouncing Cats’ makes Doc Channel debut tonight

What does it take to make a real difference in the lives of others? What if it was as easy as sharing that thing in the world that you really love to do. For Ugandan Abraham “Abramz” Tekya, that thing is dance – specifically, hip-hop and breakdancing. Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, the Documentary Channel premieres […]

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Alara Clara, I remember you; you matter to me

Today begins the Resolve “One Voice: Resolved to Remember” vigil, held Dec. 14 to 24, to remember all those affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Christmas Massacres. Left vulnerable as they celebrated Christmas, Congolese communities were attacked by the LRA on Dec. 24, 2008, and Dec. 14, 2009. Hundreds were killed and abducted. Churches […]

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Witmer’s ‘Little Flowers’ for Invisible Children

With gifted singer-songwriter Denison Witmer performing tonight at Maine’s Kennebunk Coffeehouse, we bring you a somewhat dated, slightly out-of-sync, but no-less-relevant video. Set to Witmer’s song “Little Flowers,” the video highlights the work of Invisible Children, a nonprofit that uses film, creativity and social action to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony’s […]

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Speak up to prevent mass atrocities

That mass atrocities and genocide should be prevented generates little debate. Where we become stuck as an international community is exactly what to do and when. Left paralyzed by an inability to respond, governments inevitably allow the worst imaginable crimes to happen, as they did in Rwanda in 1994. During 100 days, an estimated 800,000 […]

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‘Wo Ai Ni Mommy’ follows immigrant girl

In its second presentation this month about the identity struggles faced by a girl who is internationally adopted at 8 years old, PBS’ POV premieres Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy, tonight at 10 p.m. ET. Directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal, the documentary follows Chinese orphan Fang Sui Yong, later known as Faith, and the […]

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