Doc World

A weekly showcase bringing the best international documentaries from around the globe to an American audience. Presented on WORLD Channel and told with authentic voices, these stories will surprise, inform, and delight. DOC WORLD is a unique and contemporary window into the realities of people and societies from many nations. This is our viewers' passport into the world's films that they cannot see anywhere else.

Sun, Aug 11 6:00 P.M. Elephant Path - Njaia Njoku     NH WORLD

The survival of the last wild herd of forest elephants in the Central African Republic is threatened by civil war and a poaching crisis driven by the global demand for ivory.


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  • Five Days to Dance (#103)

    A couple of dancers appear one morning in a High School.

  • Among The Believers (#105)

    Charismatic cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi, an ISIS supporter and Taliban ally, is waging jihad against the Pakistani state.

  • Waiting for August (#106)

    Georgiana Halmac turns 15 this winter. She lives with her six brothers and sisters in a social housing condo on the outskirts of Bacau, Romania.

  • My Atomic Aunt (#107)

    Japanese filmmaker Kyoko Miyake visits a relative who lived in the area that was devastated by the 2011 tsunami and subsequent disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

  • A Goat for a Vote (#108)

    A Goat for a Vote follows three students in Kenya competing to become the next school president.

  • Tashi's Turbine (#109)

    Tashi Bista dreams of installing a makeshift wind turbine in Namdok, a remote village nestled high amongst the Himalayas of Nepal.

  • Finding Samuel Lowe (#112)

    Retired NBC Universal executive Paula Williams Madison and her brothers, Elrick and Howard Williams, were raised in Harlem by their Chinese Jamaican mother, Nell Vera Lowe.

  • One Child (#113)

    The 2008 Sichuan earthquake, China's deadliest disaster in three decades, killed 90,000 people, including more than 5,000 children.

  • Out Run (#114)

    As leader of the world's only LGBT political party, Bemz Benedito dreams of being the first transgender woman in the Philippine Congress.

  • The Departure (#205)

    After a youth full of drinking and night clubs, Ittetsu Nemoto was in a near fatal motorcycle accident.

  • Sky and Ground (#301)

    Immigration and refugees continue to be a hot button issue among U.

  • Ask The Sexpert (#302)

    Sex is a taboo topic in India, but one man is trying to change that.

  • Towards The North/Los Comandos (#303)

    Los Comandos: El Salvador - where gang and police violence rule the country with the highest murder rate in the world.

  • Visitor's Day (#304)

    Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City before finding his way to a group home for abandoned and homeless boys.

  • The Guardians (#305)

    The iconic monarch butterflies and an indigenous Mexican community depend on the same ancient forest for their survival.

  • Las Sandinistas! (#306)

    Meet the women who shattered barriers to lead combat and social reform during Nicaragua's 1979 Sandinista Revolution.

  • Las Sandinistas! (#306)

    Meet the women who shattered barriers to lead combat and social reform during Nicaragua's 1979 Sandinista Revolution.

  • Facing The Dragon (#307)

    As American forces and foreign aid leave Afghanistan, the country's fragile democracy and the recent gains for women hang in the balance.

  • Daze of Justice (#308)

    Witness the intimate story of trailblazing Cambodian American women who break decades of silence to resurrect the memory of their loved ones before the UN Special Tribunal prosecuting the Khmer Rouge.

  • Elephant Path - Njaia Njoku (#309)

    The survival of the last wild herd of forest elephants in the Central African Republic is threatened by civil war and a poaching crisis driven by the global demand for ivory.



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