WXXI World

WXXI World features documentary, public affairs and news programming from public television's award-winning signature series and acclaimed independent filmmakers.

Where to watch

WXXI World can be viewed over-the-air on Digital Television channel 21.2 as well as on Time Warner Cable channel 1275. Some, but not all programming is available on-demand (including full episodes in the WXXI Video Player)

Upcoming on WXXI World

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
VOCES showcases Latino artists, athletes and performers who reflect their culture while defying all expectations. 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
Examine the life and mysterious death of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar. 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
VOCES showcases Latino artists, athletes and performers who reflect their culture while defying all expectations. 
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
Witness the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity, growing Latino activism and influence on American culture, and the debate over undocumented immigrants. 

Ongoing on WXXI World

America Reframed: If You Build It: Two ambitious designers create a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity at a small NC school, allowing teens to conceptualize and construct a real building.Watch On-Demand
Schools across America are incorporating real world job skills into their curriculums, training the next generation of farmers, scientists and engineers. Watch On-Demand
Local USA presents three short documentaries featuring unique stories from emerging Latino filmmakers: The Smallest Step (William Caballero) animates 3D modeled avatars of diverse high school students against real world backdrops; Overcomers (Gabriela Lopez de Dennis) highlights two teenagers succeeding despite the odds stacked against them; and Every Girl Matters (Gloria Moran) looks at an all-girls Catholic high school with a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate. Watch On-Demand
Take advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day. Watch On-Demand

Recently on WXXI World

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 8:00pm
Sixty years after production began on George Stevens’ classic Giant, this documentary returns to Marfa, Texas
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 10:00pm
See how a routine of tea and pastries has sustained five Chilean women through 60 years of change.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 8:30pm
The State of Arizona, an Independent Lens presentation, captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.


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