Connecting to Community and Self Through Ethnic Studies

Recent Episodes

Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Independent Lens

Examining daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb.

60 min.

Kumu Hina

Kumu Hina

Independent Lens

Watch a transgendered teacher inspire a young girl to claim leadership of an all-male hula troupe.

60 min.

The Great Invisible

The Great Invisible

Independent Lens

Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

90 min.

The Homestretch

The Homestretch

Independent Lens

Follow three smart and ambitious Chicago teens who fight to graduate and build a future.

60 min.

Little Hope Was Arson; A City in Flames

Little Hope Was Arson; A City in Flames

Independent Lens

The investigation into a spate of church burnings.

90 min.

Solar Mamas

Solar Mamas

Independent Lens

Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. 

Schedule

Wednesday
5/6/15 4:00 AM
WGBX 44
Wednesday
5/6/15 8:00 PM
WGBH World
Thursday
5/7/15 1:00 AM
WGBH World
Thursday
5/7/15 9:00 AM
WGBH World
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