Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Featured Video

Finding Your Roots | Gupta Family Scrolls

Finding Your Roots uncovers scrolls that have recorded 8 generations of Sanjay Gupta's father's line.

National Identity

 

Dances of Life
Dances of Life (56:00)

Polynesian dance speaks to the past, present, and future.


Then There Were None
Then There Were None (
26:06)

A personal story of the effects of colonization on the Hawaiian people.


Japan's About Face
Wide Angle | Japan's About Face (
53:17)

A window into the changing role of the military in Japanese society.

 

FRONTLINE: Young and Restless in China
FRONTLINE | Young & Restless in China (1:48:44)

A look into the lives of nine young Chinese coming of age in a fast-changing society.

Family and Growing Up

 

Heart Strings: The Story of the Kamaka 'Ukulele
 Heart Strings: The Story of the Kamaka 'Ukulele (26:07)

Kamaka and Sons' 'ukuleles from Hawaii have been the standard for 'ukuleles worldwide.

 

Roots in the Water
Roots in the Water (13:04)

The Sumida Watercress farm is a multi-generational farm in Hawaii.


My Name is Seven
PBS Online Film Festival | My Name is Seven (
07:34)

Our partner in public media CAAM presents this short film about love and break dancing.

Religion & Spirituality

 

The Buddha
The Buddha (1:53:08)

Filmmaker David Grubin presents the story of the Buddha's life and teachings. 

 

Masters of Mercy
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Masters of Mercy (6:43)

Curator James Ulak talks about Buddhism and Japanese artist Kazunobu's paintings.

 

Feng Shui
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Feng Shui (6:56)

This Chinese spiritual practice tries to create harmony where people live and work.

 

Hindi Holi
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Hindu Holi (2:08)

Watch a slideshow of students at Georgetown University celebrating the festival of Holi. 

Excerpts from Finding Your Roots

The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new 10-part PBS series with Henry Louis Gates. 

 
 
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