On January 19, THE AREA will make its broadcast premiere on the PBS/World Channel’s documentary film series America ReFramed. The broadcast is a co-presentation with Illinois Public Media’s Reel Midwest.

This special hour-long version of the film focuses on Deborah Payne and her neighbors’ fight for respect.

Check your local listings for when the film airs in your area, or watch online on America ReFramed’s website and the PBS app any time through February 28.

During January, Chicago residents have five opportunities to watch the film on television via WTTW World and WTTW Create. Specific Chicago channel information is as follows:

  • Broadcast TV: Channel 11.3
  • Comcast Chicago Areas 1, 4, & 5: Channels 1151, 369, & 1189
  • RCN: Channel 038

For information about other ways to watch THE AREA, visit the Screenings section.