Homelands Productions

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Homelands Productions is an independent non-profit journalism cooperative specializing in radio features and documentaries. Its mission is to illuminate complex issues through compelling broadcasts, articles, books and educational forums, and to foster freedom of expression and creative risk through the media arts. Since its founding in 1990, Homelands has reported from 56 countries, produced seven major series for public radio, and won 22 national and international awards.

Series

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3 Pieces

Documentaries and feature reports on social, economic, legal, and environmental issues from the US-Mexico border.

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2 Pieces

Groundbreaking series of documentaries chronicling the loss of land and culture among indigenous people and others across Latin America and the Caribbean.

Caption: Metal worker, Peru, Credit: Santiago Bustamante Mujica
29 Pieces

WORKING is a series of intimate, sound-rich profiles of workers in the global economy. It was broadcast as a special monthly feature on Marketplace Radio between 2007 and 2009. WORKING won the 2008 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Radio Feature Reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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4 Pieces

International first-person documentaries reflecting perspectives of ordinary citizens, revealing human truths beneath the surface of daily events.

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31 Pieces

Worlds of Difference is a six-hour limited series that uses sound-rich features to explore the impact of global change on local cultures worldwide.


Pieces

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Producer Frank Browning visits an Irish town where economic prosperity has locals wondering how to move forward while keeping their traditions intact.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 10:36
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Chile's government is proposing to build the longest bridge in Latin America to connect the island of Chiloe to the mainland. But as Alan Weisman ...

Bought by The Nature Podcast and CKMO


  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 13:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Marianne McCune tells a complex story about language, religion, identity, tradition and trust in the Mexican village of Yaganiza, where an...

Bought by PRX Remix and WBEZ


  • Added: Jul 05, 2006
  • Length: 10:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Julian Crandall Hollick follows two groups of musicians in southern France who are pushing the boundaries of French identity, using a blend of regg...

Bought by KUT-HD


  • Added: Jul 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Sound-rich feature about a Mexican village's efforts to keep its menfolk from leaving for the United States by marketing its hand-made liquor.

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jul 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Languages around the world are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. But Welsh is making a comeback, and children are leading the way. Jon Mille...

Bought by Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland


  • Added: Jul 04, 2006
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 1
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To the sounds of Maori-influenced dance and techno music, musicians Mina Ripia and Maaka McGregor speak about their desire to move their culture fo...

Bought by Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 04, 2006
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Sandy Tolan visits with some of Bulgaria's last Ladino speakers as they try to keep their language from going silent.

Bought by WBEZ, Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland, WFUV, and Third Coast International Audio Festival


  • Added: Jul 04, 2006
  • Length: 07:55
  • Purchases: 4
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Winner of the 2006 Edward R. Murrow Award for best national news documentary, Saints & Indians tells the story of a program that placed thousands o...

Bought by KUER, New Hampshire Public Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KSJD, WRPI and more


  • Added: Jul 01, 2006
  • Length: 15:40
  • Purchases: 19
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The Internet helps revive a dying culture in Scotland's remote Outer Hebrides islands.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 09, 2006
  • Length: 08:41
  • Purchases: 1