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9-Man | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


A competitive Chinese-American sport, 9-Man was a way for Chinese workers to escape the day-to-day but today, it provides a lasting connection to culture and community pride. Follow several teams over the course of one season as they prepare for battle and fight for the championship in Boston. What does the future hold for this street ball battle? Continue


The Great Invisible

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Independent Lens
PBS


On April 20, 2010, the Gulf Coast was devastated by the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, killing 11 and dumping 210 million gallons of oil into the sea. In The Great Invisible, crew members, families, and fishermen still haunted by the disaster provide gripping first-hand accounts of their experience. Continue


Hanna Ranch

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America Reframed
PBS


A documentary about visionary and charismatic cattleman, Kirk Hanna. Part eulogy, part love letter and part wake up call, learn about Hanna through the memories and anecdotes from family members, colleagues and friends. When Hanna's dream of harmony and sustainability ran up against the reality of family conflict and mounting threats to the land, he lost hope. Continue


County Clerk Changes History

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this video extra, learn more about the story of Clela Rorex, former County Clerk in Boulder, CO, who in 1975 helped change history by becoming the first in the United States to approve a marriage license for gay couples, including Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan. Their 40-year struggle for marriage equality is featured in Limited Partnership on Independent Lens on PBS, June 15, 2015. Continue


Get a Closer Look at Now en Español

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VOCES
PBS


Flip through photos from Voces: Now en Español. Explore the ups and downs of being a Latina actress in Hollywood through the lives of the five dynamic women who dub “Desperate Housewives” into Spanish for American audiences. Premieres Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Employed Identity | Kathy Uyen

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PBS Indies
PBS


Witness the rise of Kathy Uyen from Bay Area emerging actor to international star. Continue


Family Affair

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America Reframed
PBS


In the Colvard family, a sacred trust was violated; three sisters survived severe emotional and physical abuse at the hands of their father. Thirty years later, Chico Colvard, armed with his camera, seeks to understand how his father has manipulated and controlled a family for life, and the depth of his sisters’ capacity to forgiveness. Continue


Immigration: On the Border | Promo

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Local, USA
PBS


Issues on immigration from both sides of the fence: the treacherous conditions migrants face while trying to cross into the United States; danger for the children of immigrants who are left behind; and the vigilante Americans who patrol the border. Continue


You Are the Warriors of Today

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Kumu Hina, schoolchildren are given an emotional lecture about the true meaning of “Kumu” and about Hawai’ian history. “Hae Hawai’i” is the flag of the state and the teacher wants to make sure they understand that they will continue the legacy as “the true warriors of today.” The kids then sing the former national anthem. Continue


Reunited

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Kumu Hina, Hina travels from Hawai’i to Fiji to reunite with her husband, a headstrong Tongan man. For all her trepidations, Hina says, “I really can’t wait to see him.” They share a moving reconnection at the airport. Continue


Designing a dress of rose petals and horse hair

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


From dresses made of horse hair, swan feathers, and red roses, Enzina Marrari creates garments that bridge fashion design and sculptural art. For more Art Beat: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art Continue


The Veteran’s Special House Project | Preview

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This Old House
PBS


This season, This Old House partners with the national non-profit, Homes for Our Troops, to build a specially adapted home for Army Staff Sergeant Matthew DeWitt who lost both arms while deployed to Iraq in July 2003. This Old House will provide advice and consultation in adapting standard building products for this Veteran’s specific needs highlighting over 155 special adaptations. Continue


Aboard the Deepwater Horizon

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Independent Lens
PBS


In 2007 Deepwater Horizon Chief Mechanic Doug Brown, featured in the Independent Lens film The Great Invisible, gave his friends and family back on the mainland a private tour of the oil rig via home video. Discover what life aboard the rig was like before disaster struck by exploring this interactive video tour. Continue


Artist layers ads, vintage cartoons like decaying billboards

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Greg Gossel creates mixed-media art from pop culture imagery, typography, texture, found signs and billboard scraps. For more Art Beat: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/ Continue


The Perfect Victim

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America Reframed
PBS


Four incarcerated women were beaten, raped, sold, abused, and nearly killed by their husbands. Collectively, they spent over eighty-five years in prison, convicted for having killed their husbands to save their lives. Will the judicial system and a notoriously secretive Missouri parole board give them a chance to renew their lives? Continue


Employed Identity | Linda Mai Phung

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PBS Indies
PBS


Emerging French-Vietnamese fashion designer Linda Mai Phung shares her experience trying to find her roots and creating a bridge in the Vietnamese fashion world. Continue


1000-year-old dance tradition the Khmer Rouge nearly killed

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Charya Burt trained in and taught classical Cambodian dance in Phnom Penh, where her family suffered oppression by the Khmer Rouge. Now in the Bay Area, she's passing on her art -- and pushing it in new directions. For more Art Beat: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art Continue


Immigration: Home | Promo

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Local, USA
PBS


The immigration trail to Nashville, Tennessee: Bhutan refugees who come for religious freedom; the relocation and adaptation of Somalians; and the flourishing professionals in the Kurdish community. Continue


Ho'onani Steps Up

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Kumu Hina, Ho'onani, a charismatic sixth grade girl who considers herself “in the middle,” takes over leadership of the school’s all-male hula troupe. It becomes a way for her to express her inner-male spirit. Continue


Coming to Independent Lens: The Homestretch

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Independent Lens
PBS


Three homeless teens brave Chicago winters, high school pressures, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against the odds, they recover from a life of abandonment to create new, surprising definitions of home. Continue


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