Presenting journalistic documentaries capturing the world's overlooked people and places.


  • Troubled Water

    Southern Africa, Haiti and West Papua
  • Pakistan Under Siege

    In this special edition, three stories from a country battling for its own survival.
  • Children of the Taliban

    Taliban recruitment in Pakistan; South Korea's digital revolution.
  • Taking on the Mafia

    A restaurant owner - backed an anti-mafia movement - refuses to pay the mafia's "tax."
  • Sri Lanka: A Terrorist in the Family

    Inside the life of a female suicide bomber.
  • Burma: Inside the Saffron Revolution

    After the uprising, what comes next?
  • South Africa: An Everyday Crime

    A day in the life of a rape crisis center.
  • Tibet: Eye Camp

    Restoring vision at the top of the world.


Each episode of FRONTLINE/World features two or three "short stories" told by a diverse group of reporters and video journalists. These first-person stories will take viewers on adventurous journeys to foreign lands from Argentina to Zimbabwe. Taking advantage of easily portable digital cameras, our correspondents roam widely, observe closely, and when necessary, film surreptitiously.