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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With New Films to Watch and Documentaries Worth Revisiting

Hispanic Heritage Month | PBS

September 15, 2020

By Beatrice Alvarez

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 and it is a great time to learn more about the diversity of experiences and cultures that comprise the country's Hispanic and Latino heritage. Revisit some of your favorite films that feature Hispanic and Latino/a/x voices and watch programs premiering during this time.

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American Masters

Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage

PBS Short Film Festival

Joyride

American Masters

Jovita Idár: Mexican American Activist and Journalist

VOCES

Children of Giant

PBS Indies

Through the Wall | Latino Public Broadcasting

REEL SOUTH

Santuario

Origin of Everything

Why Do We Say "Latino"?

FRONTLINE

Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore

REEL SOUTH

¡Fiesta! Quinceañera

PBS Indies

The Hummingbirds

American Masters

Ynés Mexía: Mexican-American Botanist and Adventurer

Latino Americans

Episode 6: Peril and Promise

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Episode 6: Peril and Promise
Latino Americans
Episode 6: Peril and Promise
Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride
Latino Americans
Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride
Episode 4: The New Latinos
Latino Americans
Episode 4: The New Latinos
Episode 3: War and Peace
Latino Americans
Episode 3: War and Peace
Episode 2: Empire of Dreams
Latino Americans
Episode 2: Empire of Dreams
Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land
Latino Americans
Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land

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Trailer | Building the American Dream

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The Infiltrators

A true story of two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol, and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center.

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