Glimpses of family life both fraught and inspiring from around the globe.
In this program
Alimamy: A Father's Burden
Krio & Temne
In a small village in Sierra Leone, a farmer fights to provide for his family and break the vicious cycle of poverty by helping his kids get an education.
No Crying at the Dinner Table
English & Vietnamese
A Vietnamese family deals with family secrets, confessions, and confrontations.
Marcin, who was placed in an orphanage at age 12 because of the behavior of his alcoholic parents, attempts to repair the relationship with his father.
When Mom Is Gone
Zeynep Gulru Kececiler
Single father Mohammed struggles to keep his family of six children together in a mountain village in Afghanistan.