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

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
This film explores the history and culture of the game of lacrosse interwined with the Iroquois Nationals and their journey to the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.
Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 8:00pm
A community-wide prayer of abundance, thanks and renewal, Grab Day exists at the intersection of traditional Native and contemporary Western cultures.
Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 9:00pm
A young Tlingit makes a pilgrimage to his ancestral home and is forced to confront the dichotomy between his history and the world he lives in.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 8:00pm
Urban Rez explores the controversial legacy and modern-day repercussions of the Urban Relocation Program

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

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 8:00pm
Called by some the "original Code Talkers", this is the story of the important role Choctaw soldiers played in WWI.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 9:30pm
For over 50 years, archaeologist Dr. Douglas Anderson, of Brown University, studied the Iñupiaq Natives of Northwestern Alaska.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
The Chitimacha Indians of the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana are known as "the People of many waters."


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