Arlington, VA – August 17, 2022 – This August, the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel will be adding a number of insightful anddramaticprograms for viewers to stream.  They include Frontline’s “Ukraine: Life Under Russia’s Attack,” an inside look at the Russian assault on Kharkiv, and the documentary mini-series “The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family,” an alternate version of the rise and fall of the infamous Boleyn family, from the family’s perspective.

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Ukraine: Life Under Russia’s Attack

Streaming Date: August 2, 2022
Episodes: 1
Genre: Documentary, Current Affairs

A dramatic and intimate look inside the Russian assault on Kharkiv. Told by displaced families trying to survive underground, civilians caught in the fight, and first responders risking their lives amid the shelling of Ukraine’s second largest city.

The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family

Streaming Date: August 28, 2022
Episodes: 3
Genre: Docu-Drama

Discover the scandalous rise and fall of the Boleyn family in this epic three-part documentary series filled with love, betrayal and obsession.

Told from the unique perspective of the family itself, the series juxtaposes narration from historical academics with actors performing significant scenes.

Other titles coming to the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel in August:

Eugene O’Neill: A Film by Ric Burns (American Experience) – 8/9

Afghanistan Undercover (Frontline) – 8/9

Roberto Clemente (American Experience) – 8/18

Rise of the Bolsonaros – 8/30

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