THE AREA is currently airing on WTTW in Chicago and streaming for free on and the PBS app. You can also check your local listings for when and where the film broadcasts in your area.

THE AREA is also available for educational subscribers on Projectr.

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

THE AREA streamed on the website of the architecture and planning organization MAS Context throughout November 2022.

From January 19-April 27, 2021 THE AREA made its broadcast premiere on the PBS/World Channel documentary film series America ReFramed. The broadcast was a co-presentation with Illinois Public Media’s Reel Midwest.