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 programming is available on-demand in the WXXI Video Player

Upcoming on WXXI World

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 7:00pm
Trace the political activism behind an equal-rights statute in Miami.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 8:30pm
Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
Parents across the country discuss how their children came out and how they, as parents, reacted.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 8:00pm
Examine the uphill battle of a group of African-American lesbians charged with attempted murder when they fought back after being threatened.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 8:00pm
With humor and candor, Before You Know It celebrates the bold and brave lives of active gay senior citizens who have witnessed unbelievable change in their lifetimes

Ongoing on WXXI World

On-Demand
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
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
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
On-Demand
Take advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day. Watch On-Demand

Recently on WXXI World

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
WXXI captures the fascinating story of the local garment industry and the people who contributed to it in Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:00pm
When a Vietnam War refugee who has grown up in America is solicited by a self-proclaimed arms dealer, he finds himself drawn into a dangerous game of politics and intrigue that could end with a life sentence in prison for him and the beloved leaders of his community.
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
Born on sugar plantations and spoken by more than half of Hawai‘i’s population, Pidgin captures multi-ethnic Hawai‘i’s heart and soul.

 

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