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Filmmaker Interview with Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

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American Masters
PBS


American Masters: The Boomer List is the latest in Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' "list series" which he calls his "portraiture come to life." Premiering Tues., Sept. 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS, the documentary tells the story of the influential baby boomer generation through the lives of 19 iconic boomers. Continue


Robin Williams as Tommy Wilhelm in Seize the Day (Clip 1)

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PBS
PBS


Robin Williams plays Tommy Wilhelm, a salesman who has encountered a period of increasingly bad luck. In this clip he speaks with his successful and domineering father about his future employment prospects. Continue


Robin Williams Remembered

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Pioneers of Television
PBS


This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career. Continue


Fatakra

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PBS Indies
PBS


Naveen left India to chase his dreams in America. Today, three years and a recession later, his wife and son join him. Continue


Robin Williams Remembered - Preview

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Pioneers of Television
PBS


This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career. Continue


The Best of Shanks FX

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Shanks FX
PBS


Some highlights of the hit series, Shanks FX." Continue


Creating the Illusion of Space Flight

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Shanks FX
PBS


Joey Shanks recreates a spaceship flying through outer space via visual effects. Continue


"DRIVE" Time-lapse Tribute

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Shanks FX
PBS


Joey Shanks shows off the time-lapse technique with a tribute to the 2011 movie, "Drive." Continue


Coming to Community Cinema 2014

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Independent Lens
PBS


Community Cinema brings you a filmgoing experience like no other. Join us in one of more than 75 locations nationwide for free previews of upcoming Independent Lens films, and be part of a conversation with neighbors, community groups, and local leaders about issues affecting us all. Community Cinema opens your eyes to new ideas and opportunities to impact your own world — and the world at large! Continue


In Search of our Fathers Promo

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Three guests who know almost nothing about their fathers’ histories: Stephen King’s father walked out on the family when he was only two years old, and never returned; Courtney Vance wants to learn more about his true roots after the tragic suicide of his father, a foster child who never knew the identity of his biological parents; and Gloria Reuben’s father was 78 years old when she was born. Continue


Robin Williams as Tommy Wilhelm in Seize the Day (Clip 2)

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PBS
PBS


Robin Williams plays Tommy Wilhelm, a salesman who has encountered a period of increasingly bad luck. In this clip Tommy reconnects with his eldest estranged son. Continue


The World Before Her: Extended

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POV
PBS


The World Before Her is a tale of two Indias: In one, a small-town girl competes in the Miss India pageant. In the other, a militant woman leads a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls. Continue


(notes on) biology

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PBS Indies
PBS


A boy and his robot elephant adapt to his high school environment. Continue


Coming Fall 2014 to Independent Lens

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Independent Lens
PBS


This fall Independent Lens takes viewers around the globe to explore fascinating human stories, from a tale of twins growing up a world apart, to the role that Japanese cultural attitudes may have played in a devastating train crash, to what will happen in a remote Bhutanese village when television comes to town. The Emmy-winning Independent Lens airs Monday nights at 10/9c (check local listings). Continue


MAKERS Season 2 - Preview

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Six new documentaries in the MAKERS project feature groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics. Airs Tuesdays, September 30-November 4, 2014 at 9/8c. Check your local listings. Continue


3D Print Your Own Oscar!

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Shanks FX
PBS


3D scanning & printing are used to emulate one of the most iconic statuettes of our time. Continue


Spiders in 4K

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Shanks FX
PBS


Experience a creepy, crawly look at spiders originally in 4K. Continue


Dick Cavett’s Watergate

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


From 1972 to 1974, the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of “The Dick Cavett Show.” In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded. With exclusive access to the archive of the show, DICK CAVETT’S WATERGATE documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it. Continue


Our American Storytellers Promo

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper and Anna Deavere Smith are three iconic American storytellers who have spent their lives chronicling the lives of others all the while knowing almost nothing about their own family history: Continue


A Day with My Boy: Slug War

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PBS Indies
PBS


Army soldiers, on a mission to protect a satellite dish, are caught up in a battle with an unexpected visitor. Meanwhile, filmmaker Jim Granato collaborates with his son, Alex Rey (age 4), competing with his unstoppable energy and spontaneous creativity. Continue


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