Amanpour and Company

The Everyday Heroes of the Pandemic

Clip: 10/20/2021 | 2m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

A new Netflix documentary focuses on the everyday heroes who gave their all on the front lines of the pandemic. "Convergence: Courage in a Crisis" is directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, whose credits include such hit documentaries as "The White Helmets" and "Virunga." Featured performer Hassan Akkad is co-director. He fled Syria as a refugee before working on the front lines of COVID-19.

Aired: 10/20/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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