We discuss politics and issues in Ethiopia with Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States, Girma Birru. Film contributor Milos Stehlik has two international films not to miss. And, internationally inspired storytelling on Weekend Passport.
A US ambassador was attacked with a machete in South Korea. The recent drills by the American Navy in the region has some nationalists concerned. Bruce Cummings gives us a rundown on the United States relationship with the Koreas. Milos Stehlik is in the studio to tell us about David Cronenberg's new film and Rohina Malik talks about her new play 'The Mecca Tales.'
Israelis have inundated gas mask distribution centers this week to prepare for potential retaliation should the United States intervene militarily in Syria. We'll find out about a photography installation that brings together modern figures and ancient artifacts.
Barbara Ibrahim discusses how Egypt's political crisis has affected daily life. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer takes us inside 'The Act of Killing.' Global citizen Nari Safavi highlights weekend activities with international flair.
Another opposition leader is murdered in Tunisia. 'The Attack' offers a glimpse into Israeli-Palestinian relations. Nari Safavi shares where to go to experience son jarocho and art from an 80-year-old Chicano activist.
Ahead of Mothers' Day, Worldview asks: What is the best country in the world to be a mother? Then we compare the criminalization of youth in Palestine and Chicago. And Weekend Passport includes Afro beats, Balkan kebabs and a tour of Mexico through folkloric dance.