Season six of PACIFIC HEARTBEAT kicks off with a look at two renowned street artists – Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime), a group of Native Hawaiian youth, and the rural community of Waimea. Through their stories "Mele Murals" shows how public art and Native Hawaiian traditions transforms the artists, students and community.
After sustaining a serious eye wound during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. This program celebrates his achievements as a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community.
This film explores the sublime bond between people and their land. Following longstanding grievances over illegal land confiscations and scorched earth policies, the government of New Zealand officially apologized and returned the ancestral lands of Ngâi Tûhoe – one of the country's most passionately independent Maori tribes.
In 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, garnering headlines across the world as the worst football team on the planet. "Next Goal Wins" offers an inspirational story about the power of hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.
In this episode, Laura’s problem becomes public; a soldier returns home on leave, but the family reunion is soured by his overriding concern about invasion; and Frances discovers that Peter was keeping an enormous secret from her, but the surprise return of one particular villager offers her some unexpected comfort.
This week, Richard Wiese travels to the barren wilds of Arviat, Canada, where polar bears and the Inuit people live in uneasy harmony. Richard looks at how these hunter-gatherers struggle to survive in this inhospitable land, and comes face-to-face with magnificent polar bears in the wild.
This week, Jen tries to escape the romantic attentions of Douglas, Roy tries to watch a film, and Moss's attempt to meet new people backfires dramatically when he answers an online ad for a cookery course
Amal thinks it is time she met Meir's parents. Meir, who is afraid of the meeting, hires substitutes to play left-wing parents who have no problem at all with the fact that their son is in a relationship with an Arab woman. Meanwhile, Amjad invites Bushra out to a fancy restaurant, where all of Jerusalem's elite go.
Untamed and unspoiled, the islands of Papua New Guinea are not your classic beach paradise. But, pristine beaches and world-class dive sites, combined with wild jungles and active volcanoes are an invitation to adventure. GLOBE TREKKER's Zay Harding rises to the challenge of a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
STAR ON SUNDANCE reveals the history of the giant 500-foot star that can be seen for over 20 miles shining on a ridge line between Denver and Colorado springs. It was built during the depths of the Great Depression by determined citizens wishing to share hope and goodwill during the Christmas season.
Cecil has lived alone in a giant house ever since Carl, his partner of 43 years, was diagnosed with advanced dementia and admitted to a nursing home. Not about grand gestures of love or being gay, CECIL & CARL follows the journey of commitment and the duties that come with it.
CLEVER details the life and work of Gerardo Lopez (a.k.a. Clever), a Denver-based gang interventionist. Formerly of the notorious MS13 from Los Angeles, Clever details his way out of gang life, his work in keeping youth from making the same mistakes in this extraordinary tale of survival.
On February 15, 2013, a 7,000-ton asteroid crashed into the Earth’s atmosphere, exploded and fell to earth across a wide swath near the Ural Mountains. NOVA joins impact scientists as they hit the ground in Russia to hunt for debris, study the meteor’s origin and makeup, and explore the likelihood of more hits in the future.
Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. But today, many children are transitioning, too – with new medical options, and at younger and younger ages. FRONTLINE takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.
British singer/songwriter George Ezra brings his bluesy-pop vocals to the Iridium in New York City. The 2015 Artist to Watch nominee at the MTV Video Music Awards performs "Cassy'O," "Blame It On Me," and his Top 5 hit from the US Hot Rock Songs Chart, "Budapest.”
Hosted by Bree Davies, this episode features Whole Milk, a beach goth/shoegaze band based in Denver that is following in The Astronauts footsteps and bringing wa~a~a~aves to the Mile High scene. On the comedy side, stand-up comedian Rick Bryan – who enjoys being happy and is happy when making others laugh – performs.
In this Emmy Award-winning series, host Chet Garner explores Texas one day at a time. From well-known landmarks to completely obscure dives and hideaways, Chet takes a look at the food, culture and history of Texas towns. Pictured: Chet and friends at Big Bend National Park.