5 Documentaries to Watch This Weekend

Looking for some documentaries to binge-watch this weekend? We’ve got you covered with this countdown of FRONTLINE’s five most-streamed films from the first half of 2019.

Thousands of New Yorkers with severe mental illnesses won the chance to live independently in supported housing following a 2014 federal court order. But when FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigated what’s happened to people who moved from adult homes into apartments, we found more than two dozen cases in which the system failed — sometimes with deadly consequences.

For decades, a government doctor sexually abused Native American boys, moving from reservation to reservation despite warnings. With The Wall Street Journal, we investigated the decades-long failure to stop him.

How do you fight sex trafficking in the digital age? Two-and-a-half years in the making, this documentary offers an eye-opening look at sexual exploitation — and the evolving battle against it — in one American city.

For two years, Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Trump obstructed justice dominated headlines. This documentary chronicles the road that led to the Mueller report.

What led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and what’s at stake? Get the inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade in this investigation with NPR.
These five FRONTLINE documentaries — and hundreds more — are available to stream online, on-demand and on the PBS Video App.
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