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

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
A filmmaker's journey to discover the mystery behind the meaning of her extremely long Hawaiian middle name, Hepuakoamanaʻ ekapunokamalei-o-naliʻ iamekahanohanoʻ ia.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 7:00pm
The story of 130 young men from Hawai'i who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
Explores the intersection of rugged urban b-boyin’ (breakdancing) and the traditional roots of Hmong culture.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 9:00pm
 The moving and haunting story of four former internees of the Poston Relocation Center. 

Recently on WXXI World

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
It’s a great literary mystery: who wrote the works of William Shakespeare?
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 9:00pm
Explore autism from the point of view of three autistic people: child, teenager and adult. 
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 10:00pm
With Yemen in chaos, this film exposes the violent feuds tearing the country apart

 

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