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The Wild Child

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 9:00pm

What is it like to have a mind you can't control? For three young people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it's a brave journey into uncharted medical and emotional territory.

Right to Risk: A 15-Day Journey Through Arizona's Grand Canyon on WXXI-TV

Tue, 01/10/2012 - 8:00pm

This one-hour documentary chronicles a 15-day, 225-mile whitewater rafting adventure through Grand Canyon by eight individuals with disabilities.

Autism: Coming of Age on WXXI-TV

Sun, 01/08/2012 - 8:00pm

Autism: Coming of Age spotlights the lives of adults with autism and includes interviews with their families and support teams.

Fade to Dark: The Age Of Alzheimer’s

Sun, 01/08/2012 - 9:00pm

Alzheimer’s is the incurable disease that destroys memory, speech and function. Scientists say the number of Americans with Alzheimer's may triple by the year 2050.

New York Now Special Edition: State of the State Address on WXXI-TV

Wed, 01/04/2012 - 1:30pm

WXXI will carry live coverage of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2012 State of the State Address.

Dreamers Theater

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 9:30pm

Cognitively challenged teens and young adults stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions.

More Than A Month

Sun, 02/12/2012 - 2:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of a film that questions whether the yearly celebration of Black History Month is having any detrimental effects on the teaching of Black history.

WXXI invites you to the screening of "Being Elmo" at the Dryden Theatre

Fri, 11/25/2011 - 8:00pm

Join us for a film screening of the documentary about the loveable red puppet and the man behind it.

Steve Jobs – One Last Thing on WXXI-TV/HD

Wed, 11/02/2011 - 10:00pm

Gain unique insight into what made Steve Jobs tick. 

Women in Music (Composers)

Wed, 03/28/2012 - 12:10pm

Tune in for an exciting new season of Live from Hochstein.

NATURE: Radioactive Wolves

Wed, 04/25/2012 - 8:00pm

Enter into the lives of the wolves and other wildlife thriving in the “dead zone” around Chernobyl.

This American Life: The Incredible Case of the P.I. Moms

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 10:00pm

What do you get when you take a P.I. firm, add in a bunch of soccer moms, official sponsorship from Glock, a lying boss, and delusions of grandeur?

Women, War & Peace

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:00pm

Women, War & Peace focuses on the under-reported stories of the women who are changing the rules of engagement in conflict hotspots all over the world.

Strong!

Sun, 05/06/2012 - 2:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of a film that chronicles a woman weightlifter's career.

We Still Live Here-Âs Nutayuneân

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 2:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of We Still Live Here-Âs Nutayuneân.

Wilderness: The Great Debate

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 7:30pm

A host of diverse voices debate the need and purpose of wilderness in a visually stunning new documentary by John Howe.

ESCOLA DE SAMBA

Mon, 09/26/2011 - 7:00pm

ESCOLA DE SAMBA centers on the creation of the Sao Paulo Carnival, an all-consuming party which takes place annually throughout Brazil.

As Long as I Remember: American Veteranos

Mon, 09/16/2013 - 9:00pm

Filmmaker Laura Varela examines the personal toll of the Vietnam War, and asks the question, “Does a soldier, his family and community ever really heal from the wounds of war?”  

The RIT Big Shot: Painting with Light

Mon, 03/19/2012 - 8:00pm

WXXI captures the making of the 2011 Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Big Shot, and shares stories from past years of this photography project.

Need to Know Rochester: Hydrofracking

This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, a lesson in the controversial gas drilling practice known as hydrofracking from WXXI's Innovation Trail.

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