Arts and Culture

Independent Lens: Blessed is the Match

Tue, 04/13/2010 - 10:00pm

The first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, the World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc.


Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands

Mon, 04/12/2010 - 10:00pm

This new documentary chronicles one man’s post-9/11 quest to challenge the deep problem of Holocaust denial in the Arab world.


Independent Lens "Unmistaken Child” on WXXI-TV

Wed, 04/07/2010 - 10:00pm

A Tibetan disciple’s search for the reincarnation of his late master.


The Buddha

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 5:00pm

Award-winning filmmaker David Grubin follows the journey of Prince Siddhartha as he seeks enlightenment.



Sun, 04/04/2010 - 9:00pm
Soldier-adventurer Richard Sharpe comes out of retirement to quash a rebellion in British India and rescue an old friend.

NOVA Rat Attack

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 7:00pm

NOVA follows this gripping tale of nature’s botanical mystery and the human misery that follows.


Great Performances: Dance in America: NY Export "Opus Jazz"

Sun, 06/23/2013 - 3:00pm

This film takes the overlooked Robbins’ masterpiece off the stage and places it into the landscapes that inspired it, filmed on locations all over the five boroughs of New York City.


Viewers' Choice! Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics - The Sixties on WXXI-TV

Mon, 03/22/2010 - 9:30pm

From the Beatles to the Doors, The Ed Sullivan Show served up an unparalleled roster of timeless artists.


Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Mon, 03/22/2010 - 8:00pm

Don't miss this collection of 10 unique performances culled from a 24-year span of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.


Learning About The Women's Rights Movement

A new film about a unique way some young women learned about the history of the women's rights movement will debut on WXXI-TV.

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