Celebrating BIPOC Programming on NHPBS

JUNE 2022

Every month we celebrate the different cultures and races that make up our diverse country.You can watch these programs on one of our 5 on-air channels NHPBS, NHPBS Explore, Create, World and Kids. You can also stream NHPBS LIVE on your computer!

AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE

AMERICAN MASTERS

ASIA INSIGHT

BASIC BLACK

BECOMING JOHANNA

BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG

CHARLEY PRIDE: AMERICAN MASTERS

CHAVIS CHRONICLES

DRIVING WHILE BLACK

FINDING YOUR ROOTS

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

INDEPENDENT LENS

JOURNEYS IN JAPAN

POV

RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME

THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE

TWO-SPIRIT POWWOW


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Silent Beauty

A woman's journey to heal from childhood sexual abuse and confront generational trauma.

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Trailer | Mama Bears

Trailer | Mama Bears

Conservative beliefs have defined them. Now they're championing their LGBTQ children.

Sam Now

Sam Now

What happens when a filmmaker helps his half brother search for his missing mother?

Matter of Mind: My ALS

Matter of Mind: My ALS

Three people with ALS confront complex choices in this intimate exploration.

The Misrepresentation of Chol Soo Lee

The Misrepresentation of Chol Soo Lee

Was this flick a prime example of Hollywood's White Savior Complex?


Dinner And a Doc | Free Chol Soo Lee

Dinner And a Doc | Free Chol Soo Lee

Free Chol Soo Lee co-directors share lunch with activists in L.A.'s Koreatown.

The Ballad of Chol Soo Lee

The Ballad of Chol Soo Lee

Did a song help free an incarcerated man?

Inside Look | Free Chol Soo Lee

Inside Look | Free Chol Soo Lee

Get an inside look at Free Chol Soo Lee from Independent Lens.

Everything Wrong and Nowhere to Go

Everything Wrong and Nowhere to Go

A filmmaker seeks a cure for her climate anxiety with eco-therapy.

Free Chol Soo Lee

Free Chol Soo Lee

Rollercoaster story of Chol Soo Lee, a Korean immigrant wrongfully convicted of murder.

Teaser | Free Chol Soo Lee

Teaser | Free Chol Soo Lee

The unbelievable life story of Chol Soo Lee, a Korean immigrant wrongfully convicted of mu

Rewind & Play

Rewind & Play

This film reveals the disrespect jazz luminary Thelonious Monk endured.

Trailer | Silent Beauty

Trailer | Silent Beauty

A woman's journey to heal from childhood sexual abuse and confront generational trauma.

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

Bill Traylor was an American artist with a remarkable and unlikely biography.

The Sound of Masks

The Sound of Masks

This film features a Mozambican man's commitment to preserving the art of Mapiko dancing.

Trailer | This Spring on Independent Lens

Trailer | This Spring on Independent Lens

Watch Independent Lens live or stream anytime on the PBS App.

The Culture of Policing

The Culture of Policing

A community discussion on race and policing.

Queen Kidjo

Queen Kidjo

Explore the life, career and global impact of international music icon Angélique Kidjo.

Trailer | Sam Now

Trailer | Sam Now

What happens when a filmmaker helps his half brother search for his missing mother?

Trailer | Matter of Mind: My ALS

Trailer | Matter of Mind: My ALS

Three people with ALS confront complex choices in this intimate exploration.

Hidden Letters

Hidden Letters

Modern women in China keep alive the tradition of Nüshu, a secret written language.

Queen Kidjo | Promo

Queen Kidjo | Promo

Explore the life, career and global impact of international music icon Angélique Kidjo.

Can You Bring It | Promo

Can You Bring It | Promo

Trace the history and legacy of one of the most important works of art from the AIDS era.

Rewind & Play | Promo

Rewind & Play | Promo

This film reveals the disrespect jazz luminary Thelonious Monk endured.

The Sound of Masks | Promo

The Sound of Masks | Promo

This film features a Mozambican man's commitment to preserving the art of Mapiko dancing.

Bill Traylor | Promo

Bill Traylor | Promo

Bill Traylor was an American artist with a remarkable and unlikely biography.

Maletero

Maletero

Porters deliver precious cargo across the U.S.-Mexico border to keep families connected.

Storming Caesars Palace

Storming Caesars Palace

How Vegas activist Ruby Duncan's grassroots movement of moms fought for guaranteed income.

Trailer | Free Chol Soo Lee

Trailer | Free Chol Soo Lee

Rollercoaster story of Chol Soo Lee, a Korean immigrant wrongfully convicted of murder.

AfroPoP | Season 15 | Trailer

AfroPoP | Season 15 | Trailer

The 15th season of AfroPoP spotlights the power of Black art and artists.

Trailer | Hidden Letters

Trailer | Hidden Letters

Modern women in China keep alive the tradition of Nüshu, a secret written language.

Love in the Time of Fentanyl

Love in the Time of Fentanyl

A supervised drug injection site gives hope to a community ravaged by fentanyl deaths.

Outta the Muck

Outta the Muck

The people of Pahokee rise “outta the muck” to celebrate family history and football.

Trailer | Storming Caesars Palace

Trailer | Storming Caesars Palace

How Vegas activist Ruby Duncan's grassroots movement of moms fought for guaranteed income.

Underground

Underground

Survivors of subway harassment share their stories in hopes of changing the stigma.

No Straight Lines

No Straight Lines

Five queer comic book artists journey from the underground comix scene to the mainstream.

The Picture Taker

The Picture Taker

Meet Ernest Withers, iconic African American civil rights photographer—and FBI informant.

The Big Payback

The Big Payback

The passage of the first-ever reparations bill for Black Americans stirs up a debate.

Trailer | Outta the Muck

Trailer | Outta the Muck

The people of Pahokee rise “outta the muck” to celebrate family history and football.

Children of Las Brisas

Children of Las Brisas

A Venezuelan youth orchestra tests the power of music amidst poverty and politics.

Trailer | The Big Payback

Trailer | The Big Payback

The passage of the first-ever reparations bill for Black Americans stirs up a debate.

Trailer | The Picture Taker

Trailer | The Picture Taker

Meet Ernest Withers, iconic African American civil rights photographer—and FBI informant.

Trailer | Love in the Time of Fentanyl

Trailer | Love in the Time of Fentanyl

A supervised drug injection site gives hope to a community ravaged by fentanyl deaths.

Trailer | This Winter on Independent Lens

Trailer | This Winter on Independent Lens

Watch Independent Lens live or stream anytime on the PBS app.

Trailer | No Straight Lines

Trailer | No Straight Lines

Five queer comic book artists journey from the underground comix scene to the mainstream.

Trailer | Children of Las Brisas

Trailer | Children of Las Brisas

A Venezuelan youth orchestra tests the power of music amidst poverty and politics.

Move Me

Move Me

A dancer paralyzed with a spinal cord injury adapts to life with a disability.

Trailer | Stream the Best Docs on the PBS Video App

Trailer | Stream the Best Docs on the PBS Video App

Groundbreaking documentary. Award-winning docuseries.

Trailer | The Truth Is Scarier Than Fiction

Trailer | The Truth Is Scarier Than Fiction

“What could go wrong?”