POV Shorts: Our Motherland Fantasy Nightmare

Season 35 Episode 502 | 25m 1s  | Video has closed captioning.  | Video has audio description

Two families experience homeland violence across generations. Two Ukrainian sisters separated by distance and war and a call that could be their last. A perilous swim from China to Hong Kong parallels a new generation's quest for freedom.

Aired: 02/13/23

Expires: 02/12/27

Rating: TV-14

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