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In Real Life: Plastic Time Bomb
December 4, 2022
Season 03 / Episode 06

In Real Life: Plastic Time Bomb

A global exploration of microplastics' impact on our planet and on our health — and what scientists are doing to help fix the problem.

In Real Life: We Say Gay
November 27, 2022
Season 03 / Episode 05

In Real Life: We Say Gay

This year, Florida passed the “Parental Rights In Education” bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” law.

In Real Life: Homeless Hero
November 13, 2022
Season 03 / Episode 04

In Real Life: Homeless Hero

This film offers an in-depth look at the homelessness crisis on America’s streets, with valuable perspective from people experiencing homelessness.

In Real Life: #SaveTheBees
November 9, 2022
Season 03 / Episode 03

In Real Life: #SaveTheBees

Meet the people — from TikTok stars to scientists — trying to save the bees.

In Real Life: Tomorrow’s Wave
October 23, 2022
Season 03 / Episode 02

In Real Life: Tomorrow’s Wave

Surfers are using science to perfect and preserve waves.

In Real Life: America’s Wild Horse Problem
October 16, 2022
Season 03 / Episode 01

In Real Life: America’s Wild Horse Problem

Almost 100,000 wild horses and burros roam the U.S.

In Real Life: The New Death
June 5, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 08

In Real Life: The New Death

A new way to memorialize loved ones is challenging laws and raising big ethical questions.

In Real Life: Stranded At The Border
May 22, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 07

In Real Life: Stranded At The Border

Newsy explores what life is like just across the border in Mexico, where people are living in dangerously poor conditions while seeking asylum.

In Real Life: Mining For Clean Power
May 15, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 05

In Real Life: Mining For Clean Power

From a mile deep in a Chilean mine to a new lithium boomtown in California, follow the global flow of minerals that power renewable manufacturing.

In Real Life: DIY Pharma
April 24, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 06

In Real Life: DIY Pharma

Newsy's original documentary series In Real Life brings us a firsthand look at the world of DIY pharmaceuticals.

In Real Life: Asylum
April 10, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 04

In Real Life: Asylum

In a follow up to Newsy's original documentary "Asylum," Kate Grumke heads to El Salvador to examine the root causes of surging migration to the U.S.

In Real Life: HIV In The Deep South
April 3, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 03

In Real Life: HIV In The Deep South

Southern states account for 51% of new HIV cases in the nation. Mississippi is breaking down barriers and stigmas in an effort to reduce transmission.

In Real Life: Living With Wolves
March 20, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 02

In Real Life: Living With Wolves

Wolves are returning to the American West a century after they were nearly eradicated. But can they co-exist on a landscape now reshaped by humans?

In Real Life: The God Thieves
March 6, 2022
Season 02 / Episode 01

In Real Life: The God Thieves

Join Nelufar Hedayat and Newsy's "In Real Life" for an exploration of the multi-billion-dollar trade in trafficked artifacts.

In Real Life: After The Fall
December 19, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 11

In Real Life: After The Fall

A journalist, an activist and a refugee give firsthand accounts of life in Afghanistan as the Taliban took over.

In Real Life: A Site Of Conscience
December 11, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 10

In Real Life: A Site Of Conscience

Alumni at a federally run boarding school acknowledge its troubled history, but maintain ties to other former students from the school's best days.

In Real Life: Home For Now
December 5, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 09

In Real Life: Home For Now

Thousands of Americans released from prison during the pandemic now face an uncertain future.

In Real Life: GMOsquitoes
December 5, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 08

In Real Life: GMOsquitoes

The release of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida gives hope of reducing the spread of disease while causing concerns among some citizens.

In Real Life: Blowout
November 21, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 07

In Real Life: Blowout

Newsy traces the global path of American fossil fuels and their impact on profits and the planet.

In Real Life: Winesconsin
November 13, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 06

In Real Life: Winesconsin

A shifting climate is changing where wine grapes can grow, and conditions are ripe for Wisconsin to become the new wine country.

In Real Life: Post-Trauma
November 8, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 05

In Real Life: Post-Trauma

Newsy's Joey Maiocco goes on a personal journey to treat his post-traumatic stress and help other war veterans find their own treatment.

In Real Life: Puerto Rico's Power Crisis
October 24, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 04

In Real Life: Puerto Rico's Power Crisis

What's behind the rampant blackouts in Puerto Rico leaving millions of Americans in the dark?

In Real Life: Dark Skies
October 17, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 03

In Real Life: Dark Skies

Newsy's Christian Bryant explores our relationship with light — from its impacts on wellness here on Earth to its shrouding of the stars above.

In Real Life: Grandpa's (TikTok) House
October 10, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 02

In Real Life: Grandpa's (TikTok) House

Content creation houses aren't always about the flash, cash and choreo. They can also be about family and authenticity.

In Real Life: Living With The Water
October 3, 2021
Season 01 / Episode 01

In Real Life: Living With The Water

A new generation of American infrastructure aims to fight flooding and climate threats in innovative ways.