Arts and Culture

La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:00pm

Dawning in the dark aftermath of World War II, the fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors

Independent Lens: American Denial

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:00pm

In 1938, the Carnegie Corporation commissioned Swedish sociologist Gunnar Myrdal to begin his landmark study of race and inequality in the United States.

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:30pm

Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Vincent Van Gogh to perfection in this powerful and critically acclaimed docudrama.

American Masters – August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:00pm

Explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson — the man some call America’s Shakespeare — from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway.

The Italian Americans

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 12:00pm

Reveals the unique and distinctive qualities of one immigrant group’s experience, and how these qualities, over time, have shaped and challenged America.

America Reframed: Our Mockingbird

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 8:00pm

According to the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, the desegregation of U.S. public schools peaked in the ’80s, but since then, schools have become even more segregated.

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:00pm

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People probes the recesses of American history through images that have been suppressed, forgotten and lost.

Love, Iberian Style: A Valentine's Day Special

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:00pm

Love is in the air for El Día de los Enamorados, otherwise known as Valentine's Day. 

Kathleen Bride & Caroline Leonardelli

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes harpists Kathleen Bride and Caroline Leonardelli to the Henry Epstein studio for a heavenly Backstage Pass

Premiere

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 2:00pm

The Mozart Festival is one of the world’s most spectacular music events, where artists and thousands of visitors come to Salzburg, city of Mozart’s birth, to celebrate Mozart.

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