Skin Stories airs on PBS World channel and is featured on PBS World Compass.

Skin Stories features indigenous Pacific Islands tattoo practitioners from Samoa, Hawai’i and Aotearoa (New Zealand). The film premiered on national PBS prime time in 2003 and is the centerpiece of World Compass’s July theme The Skin You’re In.

WorldCompass.org’s web and television platforms offer curated non-fiction content. Organized around themes, the site showcases documentaries, short videos, video blogs, podcasts, audio slideshows, stories of the day, works-in-progress and other innovative content.

World TV is a 24-hour digital PBS channel featuring news/current events, science, investigative reports, history, nature, environment, social documentaries and programming supporting the website’s themes. Skin Stories screens July 24 alongside Nova and Faces of America.

Skin Stories was created by Karin Williams, who produced and directed stories in Samoa and Los Angeles. It was directed by Emiko Omori and produced by Lisa Altieri with cinematography by Diana Wilmar. Executive Producer: Pacific Islanders in Communications.

Skin Stories
PBS World
Sat. 24 July
9:00 AM, 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM EDT

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