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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A Peruvian farming community weighs the risks of entering the market.

Bought by WBEZ and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: May 09, 2006
  • Length: 10:28
  • Purchases: 2
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An award-winning documentary on the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery and its resounding effects on the local community.

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, KFAI, Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland, KUSP and more


  • Added: May 04, 2006
  • Length: 14:57
  • Purchases: 7
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An award-winning documentary that explores the roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict through the intertwined stories of an Israeli woman and a Palesti...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KLCC, KPCC, KGLT, and WYPR


  • Added: May 01, 2006
  • Length: 38:21
  • Purchases: 5
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An exploration of the changing relationship between culture and place, with stories from Ireland, Chile and the Middle East.

Bought by KTNA, Yellowstone Public Radio, WKSU, KUHB, WPSU and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2005
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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A sound-rich hour featuring people facing moments of decision about identity and the future, with stories from Hungary, Kenya, Hawaii, Bhutan and S...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KUOW, WFIU, WPSU and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2005
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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A look at cultures that must look to the past in order to move forward, with stories from Burundi, Spain, Canada and Turkey.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WPSU, WCAI / WNAN, and WUMB


  • Added: Oct 03, 2005
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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An exploration of the relationship between religion and cultural identity, with stories from France, Greece, Korea and the American southwest.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WPSU, WUMB, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 03, 2005
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
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A look at the connections between language and identity, with stories from Bulgaria, Wales, France, New Zealand and Mexico.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Yellowstone Public Radio, WPSU, WUMB, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 03, 2005
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A sound-rich documentary about the efforts of traditional societies to find a niche in the global marketplace, with stories from Peru, Canada, Scot...

Bought by KUNM, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, WPSU, WUMB and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2005
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 27
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A Zapatista co-op sells organic coffee on the growing global "solidarity market."

Bought by KZSC, PRX, KUER, WCOM, KFAI and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2005
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 11