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Twilight: Los Angeles - Latasha Harlins

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Great Performances
PBS


In 1991, Soon Ja Du, a Korean store owner, received a light sentence in the shooting death of Latasha Harlins, a 15-year-old African-American. Anna Deveare Smith portrays an African-American community activist who repudiates defense attorney Charles Lloyd and draws a parallel between Latasha and Rodney King. Smith also portrays a Korean liquor store owner describing tensions with young customers. Continue


The American Citizen

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The Open Mind
PBS


Founder and CEO of Citizen University Eric Liu discusses his new Aspen Institute initiative to cultivate the values, knowledge and skills for effective citizenship throughout the nation. Continue


Cambodian Son | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


“How do you survive when you belong nowhere?” Poet Kosal Khiev was lucky to escape war-torn Cambodia before he was two but deported to the country he’s never known after 14 years in jail. Follow a year in the life of the poet while he navigates his new fame as Phnom Penh’s premiere poet and receives the most important invitation of his career. Continue


Shocking Letter from the INS

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Limited Partnership, Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan receive a Green Card rejection letter from the INS, which bluntly informs the couple that they’ve failed to establish that “a bona fide relationship can exist” between two gay men — but deployed with a shocking slur. Continue


Away Games: The World's Greatest Rivalry | Promo

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World Channel
PBS


Forget Duke & North Carolina and Yankees & Red Sox. How about a rivalry that involves over a billion people in the most explosive region on the planet? Travel to India to witness the first head-to-head cricket series between India and Pakistan since the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai. Continue


Winning Girl

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America Reframed
PBS


16-year-old judo and wrestling phenom Teshya Alo weighs 125 pounds and can throw women twice her age. Follow the journey of this part-Polynesian teenager from Hawai‘i, and her family in Winning Girl which tells the story of an elite athlete on her ascent, a girl facing the challenges of growing up and an entire family dedicated to a single dream. Continue


Winning Girl | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


16-year-old judo and wrestling phenom Teshya Alo weighs 125 pounds and can throw women twice her age. Follow the journey of this part-Polynesian teenager from Hawai‘i, and her family in Winning Girl which tells the story of an elite athlete on her ascent, a girl facing the challenges of growing up and an entire family dedicated to a single dream. Continue


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


Get a Closer Look at El Poeta

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VOCES
PBS


Flip through photos from Voces: El Poeta. Meet Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who ignited a movement for peace after the murder of his son. Premieres Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Employed Identity | Ham Tran

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PBS Indies
PBS


Director Ham Tran shows why Vietnam is one of the fastest growing film markets in Asia and why Vietnamese American film directors like himself are flocking to make films there. Continue


Where God Likes to Be | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


Focusing on three young protagonists full of hope and promise and following them over the course of a summer that marks a turning point in all of their lives. Each grapples with whether to leave and pursue opportunities far from home, or stay behind with friends and family potentially struggling with limited opportunity and marginalization. Continue


Cambodian Son

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America Reframed
PBS


“How do you survive when you belong nowhere?” Poet Kosal Khiev was lucky to escape war-torn Cambodia before he was two but deported to the country he’s never known after 14 years in jail. Follow a year in the life of the poet while he navigates his new fame as Phnom Penh’s premiere poet and receives the most important invitation of his career. Continue


Sneaking Back In at the Border

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Limited Partnership, Australian Tony Sullivan describes the tense few moments during which he illegally re-entered the United States via Mexico, along with his partner Richard, with the help of a friend. Continue


Coming to Independent Lens: Limited Partnership

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Independent Lens
PBS


Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love and over the course of 40 years took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality. Continue


Away Games: The World's Greatest Rivalry

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World Channel
PBS


Forget Duke & North Carolina and Yankees & Red Sox. How about a rivalry that involves over a billion people in the most explosive region on the planet? Travel to India to witness the first head-to-head cricket series between India and Pakistan since the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai. Continue


Eddie Huang says TV needs to add variety to menu

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Growing up, chef, restaurateur, author and TV producer Eddie Huang says, "I never watched television with any Asian-Americans that I related to or felt like were real people." Has the new ABC sitcom based on Huang's memoir, "Fresh Off the Boat," changed that? Continue


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on WORLD

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America Reframed
PBS


All This May 2015 on WORLD Channel: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Featuring 9-Man, Winning Girl and Cambodian Son on original docu-series America ReFramed. Continue


“Nothing to Stop It”

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary 1971, FBI Agent Neil Welch talks about what he believes is the inevitability of government abuse. “It will happen, there’s nothing to stop it.” Continue


Kumu Hina

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Independent Lens
PBS


Kumu Hina tells the inspiring story of Hina Wong-Kalu, a transgender hula teacher who brings to life Hawaii's traditional embrace of māhū - those who embody both male and female spirit. Over the course of a year, Hina inspires a young student to claim her place as leader of an all-male hula troupe, while Hina herself pursues a fulfilling romantic relationship with a headstrong Tongan man. 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


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