Arts and Culture

Leonardo's Dream Machines

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 7:00pm

The world's leading experts boldly attempt to build, for the first time ever, two of Leonardo da Vinci's machines to the exact specifications that he designed 500 years ago.

World on Trial "France's Headscarf Law"

Tue, 01/31/2012 - 6:00pm

This episode of World on Trial will examine the legality of France's 2004 "headscarf law," which forbids the wearing of conspicuous religious garb in primary and secondary public schools.

Imani Winds

Tue, 01/31/2012 - 1:00pm

Since 1997, the Grammy nominated quintet has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming, genre-blurring collaborations, and inspirational outreach programs. On Demand Video available!

America's Music Festival

Mon, 01/30/2012 - 10:00pm

From the sandy shores of Cape Cod to the sylvan lakesides of Michigan, from the Pacific beaches of California and Oregon to the wine country of Napa Valley, and from the historic grace of Savannah to the red rocks of Utah, the series is atmospheric and adventuresome.

Essential Pepin MARATHON

Sat, 01/28/2012 - 6:00am


Step right into the kitchen of legendary chef Jacques Pepin as he welcomes family, friends and YOU!

Grannies on Safari: Peru - Its Coastal Cultural Heritage

Fri, 01/27/2012 - 9:30pm

Watch the Grannies as they move about Peru's Atlantic coast and explore cosmopolitan Lima – its culture and history.

A Harpist's Legacy: Ann Hobson Pilot and the Sound of Change

Sun, 08/16/2015 - 3:30pm

This film explores the increasing racial diversity and shift in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world through Ann Hobson Pilot's professional journey.

Independent Lens: The Order of Myths

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 8:30pm

Mobile, Alabama threw its first Mardi Gras more than 300 years ago; since then the party has been trying to stay true to tradition. But tradition gets tricky when it comes to race and class.

Colored Frames

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 9:00pm

Beginning at the height of the Civil Rights Era and leading up to the present, this film provides a truthful, unflinching look at often-ignored artists and their progeny.

Independent Lens: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:30pm

Take a cinematic and musical journey into the black communities of America, 1967-1975.

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